August 16, 2022

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Abandoning phaseout, South Korea moves to get nuclear exports back on track
KOREA PRO

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 Friedhoff
Karl Friedhoff June 21, 2022
Even after COVID leapfrogged border controls, no signs North Korea will open up

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'Carroll
Chad 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 Ward
Peter Ward June 6, 2022
North Korea shines new light on disappearance of major conglomerate
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North Korea shines new light on disappearance of major conglomerate

Images in DPRK trade magazine suggest up-and-coming business has taken over assets of defunct Korea Kumgang Group

North Korea shines new light on disappearance of major conglomerate
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 1, 2022
The Korea discount: Why South Korea’s stock market is so underpriced
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The Korea discount: Why South Korea’s stock market is so underpriced

Analysts link Korean stock market’s poor performance to a range of risks, from North Korea to weak shareholder rights

The Korea discount: Why South Korea’s stock market is so underpriced
Peter Ward
Peter Ward May 30, 2022
More nuclear, less coal? The future of South Korea’s energy mix
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More nuclear, less coal? The future of South Korea’s energy mix

New president’s goals good for nuclear industry, while air quality concerns likely mean continued space for renewables

More nuclear, less coal? The future of South Korea’s energy mix
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 24, 2022
Company selling likely sanctioned machinery joins North Korea-China trade fair

Company selling likely sanctioned machinery joins North Korea-China trade fair

Addition comes after different firm threatened legal action against organizers for using name without authorization

Company selling likely sanctioned machinery joins North Korea-China trade fair
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 24, 2022
Capitalism with South Korean characteristics
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Capitalism with South Korean characteristics

'Preferred Stocks' offer attractive yields for short- to medium-term investors — and bigger payoffs in the long term

Capitalism with South Korean characteristics
Daniel Tudor
Daniel Tudor May 17, 2022
How politicization of South Korea’s COVID-19 response has undercut its successes
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How politicization of South Korea’s COVID-19 response has undercut its successes

Moon administration has failed to adapt its approach to address changing situation and economic pain, experts say

How politicization of South Korea’s COVID-19 response has undercut its successes
Sooyoung Oh
Sooyoung Oh May 3, 2022
What South Koreans care about most as Yoon Suk-yeol enters office
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What South Koreans care about most as Yoon Suk-yeol enters office

Incoming president faces sizable hurdles to domestic agenda but will have a freer hand to improve ties with Japan

What South Koreans care about most as Yoon Suk-yeol enters office
Karl Friedhoff
Karl Friedhoff May 3, 2022