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  • N. Korea ridicules S. Korean President Moon Jae-in
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  • Korean pension fund reviews Japan investments over 'war crimes'
  • Trump Used Asian Accent to Mock US Allies at Fundraiser
  • Japan to give South Korea cold shoulder as security partner in new ...
  • South Korea Economy's Return to Growth Masks Worsening Risks
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  • Japan Posts Surprising Growth, but Economic Threats Loom
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  • Korea's Growth Rate to Fall Below 2%
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  • Korea's growth potential poised to decline amid steady drop in exports
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  • Korea's Growth Rate to Fall Below 2%
  • Korea's growth potential poised to decline amid steady drop in exports
  • 'Contraceptive revolution' needed to curb population growth
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  • Tumbling Korea Exports Signal Another Bad Month for Global Trade
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  • [Graphic News] Exports of cultural contents rise 8.4% in 2018
  • Tumbling Korea Exports Signal Another Bad Month for Global Trade
  • South Korea exports fall for eighth month in a row on trade angst
  • South Korean exports dip for 8th month: Trade wars batter economy
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  • 2019 budget for inter-Korean projects exceeds $890m
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  • More than $300 billion to flow into e-mobility
  • Slowing Growth To Put Downward Pressure On South Korea's Fiscal ...
  • Fitch affirms rating, but growth seen lower in 2020
  • South Korea's Economic Tipping Point
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  • National Debt to Reach 40% of GDP This Year
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  • Foreigners Pile Into Korea Debt, Bucking Emerging Market Jitters
  • South Korea Debt-to-GDP Ratios Surpass Tipping Point
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  • N. Korea ridicules S. Korean President Moon Jae-in
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    Speaker of Parliament


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  • Deputy speaker of South Korea parliament arrives in Luanda
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    Prime Minister


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  • Japan to give South Korea cold shoulder as security partner in new ...
  • Trump Used Asian Accent to Mock US Allies at Fundraiser

    Deputy Prime Minister


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  • S. Korea postpones decision to remove Japan from its white list
  • South Korean forex authorities intervene to curb won's fall

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    Minister of Culture


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  • In generational shift, Japan stands firm in feud with South Korea
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  • US defense chief discusses N. Korea in Seoul visit
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    Minister of Energy


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  • South Korea to Downgrade Japan Trade Ties, Seeks Talks on Spat
  • Bulgaria Negotiates $ 1.5 billion Worth of Turkmen Gas and ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Japan officially approves scrubbing South Korea from 'white list' of ...
  • South Korea closely monitoring market volatility: deputy finance ...
  • South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • North Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, slams Seoul
  • North Korean foreign ministry condemns new US-South Korea ...
  • The New Face in North Korea-US Diplomacy

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • North Korea offers support for Beijing over Hong Kong protests ...
  • South Korea, US begin scaled-down joint military exercises
  • ASEAN on the periphery: Japan-South Korea trade dispute ...

    Minister of Justice


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  • DEA Agents, UNWTO officials and many more impressed with artist ...
  • South Korea's internal rift deepens as feud with Japan escalates

    Minister of Health


  • South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list
  • US tech groups warn Japan and South Korea that trade spat ...
  • Kolmar Korea president resigns, apologizes for controversial video

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • S. Korea to adopt price ceiling on privately built flats
  • Bulgaria Negotiates $ 1.5 billion Worth of Turkmen Gas and ...
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    Minister of Sports


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  • US tech groups warn Japan and South Korea that trade spat ...
  • Jack in 'tough position' to clear her name: sports minister

    Director of State Security Service


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    Chairman National Bank


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    Permanent Representative to the UN


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  • UN Security Council to meet on North Korea missile launches ...
  • Trump: N.Korea Missile Launches 'Not a Violation' of US Deal

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles into the sea
  • Stephen Biegun likely Trump's pick to be US ambassador to Russia
  • The Difficulty Of Basing US Missiles In Asia

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Uneasy neighbours
  • Cosmetics Chief Quits over Controversial Video
  • Inside the lose-lose trade fight between Japan and South Korea

    Opposition


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  • Korean pension fund reviews Japan investments over 'war crimes'
  • Trump says he agrees with dictator Kim Jong-un over US-South ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • S. Korea to overtake Japan in GDP (PPP) per capita in 4 years: IMF
  • Korea may overtake Japan in purchasing power per capita by 2023 ...
  • South Korean economy rebounds on heavy government spending
  • S. Korea struggles to attain 2% range GDP growth this year
  • [News Focus] Korea falling behind in GDP, exports
  • Japan and South Korea Are Learning the Wrong Lessons From China
  • Korea's Growth Rate to Fall Below 2%
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    Investment

  • Korea's Growth Rate to Fall Below 2%
  • Asia Pacific markets trade mixed as trade war concerns dampen ...
  • Korea's growth potential poised to decline amid steady drop in exports
  • S. Korea's growth potential poised to decline amid steady drop in ...
  • South Korea to invest ¥679 billion to cut reliance on Japanese imports
  • Korean investors flock to offshore real estate funds
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    Demographics

  • [News Focus] Population slides in 5 major cities in Korea
  • South Korea Foreshadows a Gray, Slow-Growth Future
  • S. Korea's growth potential poised to decline amid steady drop in ...
  • Korea's Growth Rate to Fall Below 2%
  • Korea's growth potential poised to decline amid steady drop in exports
  • 'Contraceptive revolution' needed to curb population growth
  • South Korea foreshadows global slowdown
  • How China has been working through its population problems
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    Export/Import

  • Tumbling Korea Exports Signal Another Bad Month for Global Trade
  • South Korea exports fall for eighth month in a row on trade angst
  • South Korean exports dip for 8th month: Trade wars batter economy
  • South Korea's economy may return to growth in second quarter, but ...
  • [Graphic News] Exports of cultural contents rise 8.4% in 2018
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    Public Spending

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

  • Fitch affirms rating, but growth seen lower in 2020
  • South Korea's Economic Tipping Point
  • North Korea becomes largest debtor to Sweden, owing $300+ ...
  • National Debt to Reach 40% of GDP This Year
  • Amid nuclear standoff, frozen N.Korea debt untradeable due to ...
  • Foreigners Pile Into Korea Debt, Bucking Emerging Market Jitters
  • South Korea Debt-to-GDP Ratios Surpass Tipping Point
  • North Korean Debt to Sweden Reaches Record High $302Mln in ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2019-08-06Korea, Republic of Current Account JUN
    2019-08-05Korea, Republic of Foreign Exchange Reserves JUL
    2019-08-01Korea, Republic of Inflation Rate YoY JUL
    2019-08-01Korea, Republic of Inflation Rate MoM JUL
    2019-08-01Korea, Republic of Balance of Trade JUL
    2019-08-01Korea, Republic of Exports YoY JUL
    2019-08-01Korea, Republic of Imports YoY JUL
    2019-08-01Korea, Republic of Markit Manufacturing PMI JUL
    2019-07-31Korea, Republic of Industrial Production MoM JUN
    2019-07-31Korea, Republic of Retail Sales YoY JUN
    2019-07-31Korea, Republic of Retail Sales MoM JUN
    2019-07-31Korea, Republic of Manufacturing Production YoY JUN
    2019-07-31Korea, Republic of Industrial Production YoY JUN
    2019-07-31Korea, Republic of Construction Output YoY JUN
    2019-07-30Korea, Republic of Business Confidence JUL
    2019-07-26Korea, Republic of Consumer Confidence JUL
    2019-07-25Korea, Republic of GDP Growth Rate YoY Adv Q2
    2019-07-25Korea, Republic of GDP Growth Rate QoQ Adv Q2
    2019-07-19Korea, Republic of PPI MoM JUN
    2019-07-19Korea, Republic of PPI YoY JUN
    2019-07-18Korea, Republic of Interest Rate Decision
    2019-07-01Korea, Republic of Balance of Trade JUN
    2019-07-01Korea, Republic of Exports YoY JUN
    2019-07-01Korea, Republic of Imports YoY JUN
    2019-07-01Korea, Republic of Nikkei Manufacturing PMI JUN
    2019-06-28Korea, Republic of Construction Output YoY MAY
    2019-06-28Korea, Republic of Industrial Production YoY MAY
    2019-06-28Korea, Republic of Industrial Production MoM MAY
    2019-06-28Korea, Republic of Manufacturing Production YoY MAY
    2019-06-28Korea, Republic of Retail Sales MoM MAY
    2019-06-28Korea, Republic of Retail Sales YoY MAY
    2019-06-27Korea, Republic of Business Confidence JUN
    2019-06-25Korea, Republic of Consumer Confidence JUN
    2019-06-14Korea, Republic of Export Prices YoY MAY
    2019-06-14Korea, Republic of Import Prices YoY MAY
    2019-05-28Korea, Republic of Consumer Confidence MAY
    2018-12-06Korea, Republic of Current Account OCT
    2018-12-05Korea, Republic of Foreign Exchange Reserves NOV
    2018-12-04Korea, Republic of Inflation Rate MoM NOV
    2018-12-04Korea, Republic of Inflation Rate YoY NOV
    2018-12-04Korea, Republic of GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final Q3
    2018-12-04Korea, Republic of GDP Growth Rate YoY Final Q3
    2018-08-01Korea, Republic of Inflation Rate YoY JUL
    2018-08-01Korea, Republic of Inflation Rate MoM JUL
    2018-08-01Korea, Republic of Balance of Trade JUL
    2018-08-01Korea, Republic of Exports YoY JUL
    2018-08-01Korea, Republic of Imports YoY JUL
    2018-08-01Korea, Republic of Nikkei Manufacturing PMI JUL
    2018-07-31Korea, Republic of Construction Output YoY JUN
    2018-07-31Korea, Republic of Industrial Production YoY JUN
    2018-07-31Korea, Republic of Industrial Production MoM JUN
    2018-07-31Korea, Republic of Manufacturing Production YoY JUN
    2018-07-31Korea, Republic of Retail Sales MoM JUN
    2018-07-31Korea, Republic of Retail Sales YoY JUN
    2018-07-30Korea, Republic of Business Confidence JUL
    2018-07-26Korea, Republic of GDP Growth Rate QoQ Adv Q2
    2018-07-26Korea, Republic of GDP Growth Rate YoY Adv Q2
    2018-07-25Korea, Republic of Consumer Confidence JUL
    2018-07-20Korea, Republic of PPI MoM JUN
    2018-07-20Korea, Republic of PPI YoY JUN
    2018-06-26Korea, Republic of Consumer Confidence JUN
    2018-06-21Korea, Republic of PPI MoM MAY
    2018-06-21Korea, Republic of PPI YoY MAY
    2018-06-19Korea, Republic of Export Prices YoY MAY
    2018-06-19Korea, Republic of Import Prices YoY MAY
    2018-06-13Korea, Republic of Local Elections
    2018-05-31Korea, Republic of Business Confidence MAY
    2018-05-31Korea, Republic of Industrial Production YoY APR
    2018-05-31Korea, Republic of Industrial Production MoM APR
    2018-05-31Korea, Republic of Retail Sales YoY APR
    2018-05-31Korea, Republic of Manufacturing Production YoY APR
    2018-05-31Korea, Republic of Retail Sales MoM APR
    2018-05-31Korea, Republic of Construction Output YoY APR
    2018-05-29Korea, Republic of Consumer Confidence MAY
    2018-05-24Korea, Republic of Interest Rate Decision
    2018-05-21Korea, Republic of PPI YoY APR
    2018-05-21Korea, Republic of PPI MoM APR
    2018-05-16Korea, Republic of Unemployment Rate APR
    2018-05-15Korea, Republic of Export Prices YoY APR
    2018-05-15Korea, Republic of Import Prices YoY APR
    2018-05-04Korea, Republic of Current Account MAR
    2018-05-02Korea, Republic of Foreign Exchange Reserves APR
    2018-05-02Korea, Republic of Inflation Rate MoM APR
    2018-05-02Korea, Republic of Inflation Rate YoY APR
    2018-05-02Korea, Republic of Nikkei Manufacturing PMI APR
    2018-05-01Korea, Republic of Exports YoY APR
    2018-05-01Korea, Republic of Imports YoY APR
    2018-05-01Korea, Republic of Balance of Trade APR
    2018-04-30Korea, Republic of Construction Output YoY MAR
    2018-04-30Korea, Republic of Industrial Production YoY MAR
    2018-04-30Korea, Republic of Industrial Production MoM MAR
    2018-04-30Korea, Republic of Manufacturing Production YoY MAR
    2018-04-30Korea, Republic of Retail Sales MoM MAR
    2018-04-30Korea, Republic of Retail Sales YoY MAR