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Park vows to support business innovation - The Korea Herald

Park vows to support business innovation - The Korea Herald | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
President Park Geun-hye pledged Friday to support corporate innovation and drastically revise regulations that hinder innovation in the country's manufacturing sector."The government will provide utmost support to companies' efforts for voluntary...
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Mobile Chat Service KakaoTalk Faces Growing Pains

Mobile Chat Service KakaoTalk Faces Growing Pains | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
KakaoTalk, the maker of South Korea’s ubiquitous mobile chat service is running into growing pains, underscoring the difficulty of turning a dominant position in mobile messaging into a profitable business.

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KakaoPay focus on mobile platform and payments in efforts to monetize the KakaoTalk services including Uber like taxi hailing service. 

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Israel ranked 5th in Bloomberg innovation index - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Israel ranked 5th in Bloomberg innovation index - Jerusalem Post Israel News | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
South Korea topped the list, followed by Japan, Germany and Finland ahead of Israel, while the US was just behind it at number six.
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Samsung's 4Q profit drops but beats forecast - US News

Samsung's 4Q profit drops but beats forecast - US News | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says its quarterly earnings dropped 27 percent in the fourth quarter but its result beat forecasts.
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[Cartoon] South Korea is planet of the chaebol

[Cartoon] South Korea is planet of the chaebol | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
[Cartoon] South Korea is planet of the chaebol: This cartoon depicts President Park Geun-hye standing on a… http://t.co/PBB1iUc6rq #한겨레
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How South Korea Can Maintain Its Strong Growth

How South Korea Can Maintain Its Strong Growth | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
The country needs a new economic strategy.
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SK Innovation to Hand Off US Solar Energy Business - The Korea Bizwire

SK Innovation to Hand Off US Solar Energy Business - The Korea Bizwire | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – HelioVolt, a U. S. based photovoltaic panel manufacturer in which SK Innovation invested US$76 …
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South Korea taps Northrop Grumman for military suveillance drones - Washington Business Journal (blog)

South Korea taps Northrop Grumman for military suveillance drones - Washington Business Journal (blog) | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
Northrop Grumman Corp. will deliver four of its Globak Hawk unmanned aircraft to South Korea by 2019 for $657.4 million.
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American in North Korea denounces US

American in North Korea denounces US | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
The State Department is aware of reports a citizen crossed into North Korea, a spokesperson said.
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Popularization of Electric Vehicles Taking Time in Korea

Popularization of Electric Vehicles Taking Time in Korea | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
Global automakers say Korea is the optimum market for the popularization of electric vehicles because of its small territory, concentration of population in metropolitan areas, and advanced IT and electric power infrastructure.
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S. Korea's economy to grow 3.8 pct in 2015 according to OECD report - The Korea Times US

S. Korea's economy to grow 3.8 pct in 2015 according to OECD report - The Korea Times US | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
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S. Korea's economy to grow 3.8 pct in 2015 according to OECD report The Korea Times US SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea's economy is expected to grow 3.8 percent in 2015 on the back of the government's efforts to boost it through...
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Business sentiment in S.Korea posts modest rebound - CCTV

Business sentiment in S.Korea posts modest rebound - CCTV | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
Business sentiment in S.Korea posts modest rebound
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Korean Air 'Nut Rage' Executive Convicted Of Violating Aviation Safety Law, Gets One-Year Prison Term

Korean Air 'Nut Rage' Executive Convicted Of Violating Aviation Safety Law, Gets One-Year Prison Term | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
The executive, a member of South Korea's powerful 'chaebol' -- family-run conglomerates -- has stirred resentment in the country.

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Snapshot: South Korea’s Social Media Landscape

Snapshot: South Korea’s Social Media Landscape | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
South Korea's social media landscape is small compared to other regional markets, but the appeal for brands is being able to role out more focused and targeted campaigns.
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Korea's Health Ministry to curb promotion of e-cigarettes - Enterprise Innovation

Korea's Health Ministry to curb promotion of e-cigarettes - Enterprise Innovation | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said it will strongly curb advertisements promoting e-cigarettes as anti-smoking aids as they contain the same carcinogens as in tobacco cigarettes.
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South Korea: Chaebol Model Comes Under Scrutiny - The Diplomat

The Diplomat South Korea: Chaebol Model Comes Under Scrutiny The Diplomat Curbing the power of the chaebol was one of the main issues in South Korea's most recent presidential elections, with candidates calling for economic democratization aiming...
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Sandiip Saravanan's comment, February 2, 2015 5:17 AM
article on chaebol
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Government pushing innovation for happiness

Government pushing innovation for happiness | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
The government will set up policies to accomplish its dual goals of promoting innovation across the country and helping people to be more happy in their day-to-day lives.
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Public policy - innovation 

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Uber CEO Charged with Illegitimate Business Practice in South Korea - I4U News

Uber CEO Charged with Illegitimate Business Practice in South Korea - I4U News | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
Uber CEO Charged with Illegitimate Business Practice in South Korea - I4U News http://t.co/fxD6V1mGuX http://t.co/bSv3C7uujF
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'Anti-chaebol sentiment is real'

'Anti-chaebol sentiment is real' | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
South Korea's new president, Park Geun-hye, takes charge amid calls to reform the country's big business groups, also known as chaebols.
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Park vows to support business innovation - The Korea Herald

Park vows to support business innovation - The Korea Herald | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
President Park Geun-hye pledged Friday to support corporate innovation and drastically revise regulations that hinder innovation in the country's manufacturing sector."The government will provide utmost support to companies' efforts for voluntary...
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What we can learn from South Korea, the world’s most innovative country - Sandglaz Blog

What we can learn from South Korea, the world’s most innovative country - Sandglaz Blog | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
Focusing on companies, we often fail to look at innovative nations. South Korea is the world's most innovative country, and there's a lot it can teach us.
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"Bitter, Sweet, Seoul" - Be Truthful and Show the Reality #Citybranding

"Every city has its own distinct image and a nickname. Paris is about romance. New York is about high skyscrapers, and don't forget the Big Apple. How about Seoul, South Korea? The Seoul Metropolitan Government took on an ambitious global project to answer this question, asking global citizens to submit 5-minutes-or-less videoclips about Seoul. This creative and unique city branding project resulted in an unprecedented movie featuring people's diverse, honest, and truthful perceptions of Seoul. Read on for details!"


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Public Energy Corporations Concerned over Low International Oil Prices

Public Energy Corporations Concerned over Low International Oil Prices | Korea Biz | Scoop.it
The Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC), Korea Resources Corporation (KRC), Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), and its subsidiary power generation companies have invested a total of 57.3 trillion won (US$51.8...
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