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FKI's comeback

Stop being a conduit for collusion between politicians and businesses It is hard to find a similar example around the world of a business...

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Japan's resurgence

Tokyo must remember Asians' sufferings during WWII Korea-Japan relations have never been as good as now in the last quarter of a century. ...

24.05.2023 20

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A diplomatic president

Time to think about balanced, practical approaches Yoon Suk Yeol deserves to be called a "diplomatic president." President Yoon held three...

23.05.2023 30

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Stern warning for Korea Inc.

Appalling future scenario due to rapid demographic decline Three major global credit ratings agencies have all come to the same appallingly...

22.05.2023 20

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Stern warning for Korea Inc.

Appalling future scenario due to rapid demographic decline Three major global credit ratings agencies have all come to the same appallingly...

22.05.2023 3

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Lonely deaths on the rise

Tighter social safety net urgent to protect needy "The life of man is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short." Seventeenth-century English...

21.05.2023 30

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Opposition at crossroads

DPK tainted by number of corruption charges President Yoon Suk Yeol's approval rating has hovered at around 30 percent since he took office a...

18.05.2023 20

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Veto of Nursing Act

Politicians, medical workers must work out a compromise President Yoon Suk Yeol refused to sign the opposition-led Nursing Act bill into law...

17.05.2023 20

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Teens in crisis

Steps required urgently to address suicide, self-isolation among young people Korea's suicide rate, still the highest among OECD member nations,...

16.05.2023 20

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Power rate hikes

Energy policy should be based on economics, not politics Starting today, electricity consumers will pay an additional 8 won (0.6 cents) per...

15.05.2023 20

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Alarm bells ring

Low growth, widening deficits pose threats to economy The Korean economy is bracing for diverse daunting challenges. The state-run Korea...

14.05.2023 40

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A field trip or verification?

World will watch Korean inspectors in Fukushima A team of Korean inspectors will visit nuclear plants in Fukushima, Japan, on May 23. The...

11.05.2023 60

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President's 1st anniversary

Chief executive must reread his inaugural address President Yoon Suk Yeol has marked his first anniversary in office. Yoon started his...

10.05.2023 70

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Intensifying verbal battle

Seoul and Beijing must calm down and return to normalcy South Korea and China are now exchanging harsh, undiplomatic words. The bilateral...

09.05.2023 80

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Disappointed - again

Tokyo will unlikely fill other half of cup Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's overnight stay in South Korea showed the essence of practical...

08.05.2023 90

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More dark clouds on horizon

Joint efforts essential to tackle US move for new bill More dark clouds are gathering, putting domestic companies on alert. The U.S. is enacting...

07.05.2023 90

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Kishida's visit

Japanese leader must fill the other half of the cup Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will fly into Seoul on Sunday for a two-day stay. ...

04.05.2023 40

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A unionist's death

Open path for coexistence with three-party dialogue A unionized construction worker set fire to himself on Labor Day. He died the following day...

03.05.2023 30

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Beleaguered Korea Inc.

It's still ― and always ― the economy, stupid. The Korean economy is in bad shape right now. In the first quarter, the economy grew only...

02.05.2023 20

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Thawing relations

Righteous perceptions of history bring better ties Signs of thawing relations between South Korea and Japan are emerging. The positive signal...

01.05.2023 20

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Party's over

Time to settle the bill and pick up the pieces President Yoon Suk Yeol's six-day visit to the United States last week reaffirmed how different...

30.04.2023 5

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Better nuclear umbrella

Diplomatic efforts still essential to solve crisis The much-trumpeted summit between Presidents Yoon Suk Yeol and Joe Biden is over. After...

30.04.2023 6

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Party's over

Time to settle the bill and pick up the pieces President Yoon Suk Yeol's six-day visit to the United States last week reaffirmed how different...

30.04.2023 10

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Better nuclear umbrella

Diplomatic efforts still essential to solve crisis The much-trumpeted summit between Presidents Yoon Suk Yeol and Joe Biden is over. After...

27.04.2023 20

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Inflexible diplomatic remarks

More seasoned, balanced approaches urged for Yoon One interview with a foreign media outlet created a huge mess. That seems to have become a...

26.04.2023 20

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Nursing law hubbub

Medical workers must prioritize people's health Doctors and nurses are the two pillars of medical care. But in Korea today, the two groups are...

25.04.2023 10

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China's diplomatic discourtesy

Beijing slammed for excessive reactions to Yoon's remarks China has taken flak for having crossed the line with seemingly undiplomatic rhetoric...

24.04.2023 20

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Critical US visit

Maximize national interest with confident, balanced diplomacy President Yoon Suk Yeol heads to Washington today to hold a summit with U.S....

23.04.2023 30

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Flexible budget spending

Excessive belt tightening hurts economy during slump A year ago, President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol's transition team lamented the country's fiscal...

20.04.2023 10

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Hideous housing fraud

Government must rush to relieve penniless victims "I'm sorry, Mom… but please send me 20,000 won ($15)." That's the message left by a victim...

19.04.2023 20

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Polluting the Pacific

Tokyo must rethink release of radioactive water Japan and Germany have a history of amicable relations and have usually supported each other on...

18.04.2023 10

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Declining approval rating

Massive overhaul needed to correct diplomatic debacles President Yoon Suk Yeol's approval rating has dropped to 27 percent following a series of...

17.04.2023 20

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Crisis on another level

Efforts for anti-war and peace drive essential Not a week passes without more news ramping up tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Last...

16.04.2023 10

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Repeated diplomatic bungles

Yoon needs more prudent, practical diplomatic approach Bad things can happen to a country ― the important point is, how they are handled. ...

13.04.2023 20

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Spying on friends

Seoul must demand swift US clarification, apology The recent report that U.S. spy agencies eavesdropped on top South Korean officials is neither...

11.04.2023 20

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Intensifying Sino-US conflicts

Action plans urged to tackle China's potential retaliations Geopolitical tensions between the United States and China continue to intensify...

10.04.2023 30

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Samsung shock

Semiconductor's future depends on tech, diplomacy "What's good for GM is good for America." That famous saying illustrated the importance of...

09.04.2023 20

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More than ready

Busan offers best choice for World Expo 2030 "Amazing … we were touched and felt like pop stars." So said the Bureau International des...

06.04.2023 10

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Fixing rice crisis

Bastion of food security should be kept by all means For thousands of years, Korea has been an agrarian country. "Farmers formed the basis of...

05.04.2023 4

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Muddled energy policy

Utility price hikes should be considered positively President Yoon Suk Yeol hates populism. Yoon has accused his predecessor of avoiding the...

04.04.2023 10

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Diplomatic mess

Share all facts and make fresh start President Yoon Suk Yeol visited an outdoor market in Daegu, the "heart of conservatism," Saturday. Yoon...

03.04.2023 6

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Preparing for Expo 2030

Combined efforts needed to host global gala The inspection team of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) arrived here Sunday. They will...

03.04.2023 7

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Blindsided by Tokyo

Japan hit for watering down past atrocities against Korea Most South Koreans are still wincing following the "diplomatic disaster" in Tokyo two...

30.03.2023 20

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Boosting birthrate

Old policies can't resolve knotty problems There are "pink seats" reserved for pregnant women on Seoul subway trains. However, these seats mostly...

29.03.2023 20

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Escalating tensions

More efforts needed to stop nuclear game of chicken Every year, two things show spring has come to the Korean Peninsula ― flowers and war games....

28.03.2023 10

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Politics in quagmire

Parties need to refrain from life-or-death skirmish The National Assembly is largely tasked with coordinating differing opinions to resolve...

27.03.2023 10

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Pension reform in disarray

Nothing can succeed without winning people's hearts Two developed countries are undergoing social turmoil due to reforms. Over a million...

26.03.2023 10

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Lingering financial jitters

Banks' collapse cannot be a fire across the river On Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its benchmark lending rate by a quarter...

23.03.2023 20

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Climatic plan's setback

Nation should do its part in resolving global crisis Korea has grown into one of the world's top 10 economies and is occasionally invited to G7...

22.03.2023 10

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Still in the woods

Government must withdraw longer workweek plan Confusion continues within the Yoon Suk Yeol administration over its plan for an extended workweek....

21.03.2023 20

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