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Items ‘piling up’ at Kaesong complex point to North Korean activity, Seoul says
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Items ‘piling up’ at Kaesong complex point to North Korean activity, Seoul says

Government releases assessment one day after condemning DPRK for using South Korean assets without permission

Items ‘piling up’ at Kaesong complex point to North Korean activity, Seoul says
Chaewon ChungChaewon Chung July 12, 2022
North Korea likely acquired ship that sailed from Busan to Nampho: Investigation
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North Korea likely acquired ship that sailed from Busan to Nampho: Investigation

Expert says vessel’s new flag and owner suggest DPRK leveraged companies and foreign nationals to evade sanctions

North Korea likely acquired ship that sailed from Busan to Nampho: Investigation
How foreign firms thrive in South Korea’s startup ecosystem
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How foreign firms thrive in South Korea’s startup ecosystem

Lower labor costs, highly skilled workforce create opportunities for success — if you know where to look

How foreign firms thrive in South Korea’s startup ecosystem
Daniel TudorDaniel Tudor July 6, 2022
South Korea blasts off into space without clear vision for where it’s going
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South Korea blasts off into space without clear vision for where it’s going

Despite ambitions to explore final frontier, Seoul’s investment into its space program lags far behind

South Korea blasts off into space without clear vision for where it’s going
Karl FriedhoffKarl Friedhoff July 5, 2022
How South Korea’s market-friendly policies impede innovation
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How South Korea’s market-friendly policies impede innovation

Yoon administration’s economic approach may benefit corporate giants but is likely to crowd out smaller enterprise

How South Korea’s market-friendly policies impede innovation
Sooyoung OhSooyoung Oh June 29, 2022
North Korean studio secretly animated US-backed Russian film
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North Korean studio secretly animated US-backed Russian film

Expert says companies risk sanctions violations after US designated April 26 Animation Studio last year

North Korean studio secretly animated US-backed Russian film
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko June 27, 2022
South Korea’s tilt toward US risks stalling growing ties with Southeast Asia
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South Korea’s tilt toward US risks stalling growing ties with Southeast Asia

Seoul’s embrace of new ‘Indo-Pacific strategy’ will require efforts to reassure partners of its commitment to region

South Korea’s tilt toward US risks stalling growing ties with Southeast Asia
Sea Young (Sarah) KimSea Young (Sarah) Kim June 23, 2022
Abandoning phaseout, South Korea moves to get nuclear exports back on track
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Abandoning phaseout, South Korea moves to get nuclear exports back on track

Seoul has set ambitious targets for building power plants abroad, as companies bet on burgeoning small reactor market

Abandoning phaseout, South Korea moves to get nuclear exports back on track
Karl FriedhoffKarl Friedhoff June 21, 2022
Even after COVID leapfrogged border controls, no signs North Korea will open up
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Even after COVID leapfrogged border controls, no signs North Korea will open up

Ongoing travel restrictions have biggest impact on DPRK citizens stuck overseas, travel industry insiders say

Even after COVID leapfrogged border controls, no signs North Korea will open up
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll June 17, 2022
Factor markets: Who really owns the land, labor and capital in North Korea?
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Factor markets: Who really owns the land, labor and capital in North Korea?

Actual control and right to buy and sell are increasingly determined by access to funds, not by state fiat

Factor markets: Who really owns the land, labor and capital in North Korea?
Peter WardPeter Ward June 6, 2022
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