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  • North Korea slams 'warmonger' Bolton over missile tests comment
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  • South Korea's Military Has Gone Into Beast Mode
  • Sarah Sanders pressed over Trump's North Korea tweet

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  • President Trump meets Abe in Japan
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  • South Korea's economic growth could fall in 2020s: think-tank
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  • President Trump meets Abe in Japan
  • South Korea looks to own startups for growth, here are the top 5 in ...
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  • KDI Marks 2019 Economic Growth Outlook Down to 2.4%
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  • S. Korean LCCs invited to run flights to China, likely to halve air fares
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  • External headwinds to decelerate Korea's growth
  • Kim-Putin meeting is more than symbolic
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  • President Trump meets Abe in Japan
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  • Shinzo Abe? That's Not His Name, Says Japan's Foreign Minister
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  • Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'
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  • North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment
  • Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from ...
  • South Korea urges Trump to drop threatened car tariffs

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


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  • South Korea – Third session of the France-Korea strategic dialogue ...
  • Foreign minister admits to differences between US, ROK over North ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • South Korea fears side blow in US-Huawei fight
  • Diplomat grilled for leaking Moon-Trump phone talk
  • Three Proposals for Kim Jong-un

    Minister of Justice


  • Japan turns up heat but fails to convince South Korea to accept ...
  • Ex-vice justice minister arrested for bribery in South Korea
  • North Korean, Lao high courts sign MOU on exchange and ...

    Minister of Health


  • [Kwon Deok-cheol] A health care win-win for S. Korea, Kuwait
  • It is time to move into action toward achieving universal health ...
  • John Bolton Says North Korea Missile Testing Violates UN ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Trump Not Bothered by North Korea Missile Tests
  • Industry minister urges Chinese companies to invest in Saemangeum
  • Transport ministers forge alliance for connectivity, discuss ...

    Minister of Sports


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  • Trump downplays North Korean missile threat
  • South Korea eyes 'sustainable' tourism policy: minister

    Director of State Security Service


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  • In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen NSA Tool Wreaks Havoc
  • GOP Senator Splits With Trump On North Korea: 'Those Strikes Are ...

    Chairman National Bank


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  • Regulator rejects 2 applications for online banks
  • As O Reilly Automotive New (ORLY) Share Value Rose, Holder First ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


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  • During periodic UN rights council review, North Korea denies ...
  • N.Korea demands UN action over ship seizure by 'gangster' US

    Presidents Chief of Staff


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  • [Newsmaker] Do presidential petitions hurt democracy?

    Chairman of Supreme Court


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  • Top court to rule on Samsung chief this month
  • Japan looking to escalate South Korean wartime labour dispute to ...

    Opposition


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  • N. Korean foreign ministry defends missile tests, condemns “war ...
  • Mr. Trump, are you watching the Seoul circus?

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  • South Korea looks to own startups for growth, here are the top 5 in ...
  • South Korea Think Tank Lowers 2019 GDP Growth Forecast
  • No, South Korea Doesn't Need Another IMF Rescue
  • When the lights go outSatellite data shed new light on North Korea's ...
  • GDP growth affects S. Korea's employment most
  • Asia week ahead: Bank of Korea - will it, or won't it?
  • South Korea Waits Out US-China Trade War
  • With Friends Like the US, Who Needs Economic Foes?
  • Sell Korea: Weak Macro To Weigh On Equities
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    Investment

  • South Korea looks to own startups for growth, here are the top 5 in ...
  • South Korea's won hammered as funds buy foreign stocks
  • Deleveraging In China Boosts Investment In Asia-Pacific Real Estate
  • MBK Partners pulls in the largest PEF funds in Korea as of late 2018
  • As Cadence Design System (CDNS) Market Value Rose, Korea ...
  • Capital Returns Management Holding in Prudential Finl (PRU) Has ...
  • Paraguayan envoy vows to expand Korea ties on Independence Day
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    Demographics

  • Where populations are booming and shrinking
  • Trump shrugs off North Korea concerns after Bolton says it broke UN ...
  • South Korea's economic growth could fall in 2020s: think-tank
  • Guest post: Digital marketing in Korea
  • S.Korea's monetary policy needs to be 'substantially ...
  • North Korea calls Biden "fool of low IQ" for criticizing Kim Jong-un
  • The immigrant groups that make the most money
  • Where populations are booming and shrinking
  • Trump shrugs off North Korea concerns after Bolton says it broke UN ...
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    Export/Import

  • South Korea exports drop as trade gloom adds to chip downturn
  • Korea Exports Fall Less Than Expected Amid Hope of Trade Rebound
  • S. Korean pharmaceutical exports on solid growth path: data
  • South Korea exports fall for fifth month, memory chip shipments drop ...
  • Increased Foreign Investment is a Loss for the Won
  • (LEAD) OECD cuts growth outlook for S. Korea's economy to 2.4 ...
  • KDI Marks 2019 Economic Growth Outlook Down to 2.4%
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    Public Spending

  • S. Korean LCCs invited to run flights to China, likely to halve air fares
  • Government Allocations To Healthcare Rise In The 2019 South ...
  • S. Korea's Budget Likely to Surpass 500 Tril. Won in 2020
  • Korea's budget carrier Air Busan to add flights across Asia during ...
  • South Korea's economy is slowing. Its leader still wants to spend ...
  • More than $300 billion to flow into e-mobility
  • 2019 budget for inter-Korean projects exceeds $890m
  • Slowing Growth To Put Downward Pressure On South Korea's Fiscal ...
  • S. Korean LCCs invited to run flights to China, likely to halve air fares
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    Public Debt

  • National Debt to Reach 40% of GDP This Year
  • President Moon Rekindles Debate over Appropriate Sovereign Debt ...
  • S. Korea's annual budget set to surpass 500 tln won in 2020
  • Asiana Airlines offering has zero interest due to heavy debt and ...
  • External headwinds to decelerate Korea's growth
  • Kim-Putin meeting is more than symbolic
  • South Korea's Economic Tipping Point
  • North Korea becomes largest debtor to Sweden, owing $300+ ...
  • Foreigners Pile Into Korea Debt, Bucking Emerging Market Jitters
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