Publication: Korea Joongang Daily

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Piketty discusses distribution of wealth in Korea

Thomas Piketty, the French economist and author of the sensational book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” said yesterday that income and wealth inequality will become an important issue in Korea as the country’s economic growth slows down.At a special ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

New iPhone is drawing Samsung fans over to Apple

Apple’s newest iPhones are fueling a surge in trade-ins of Android-based smartphones, threatening to loosen Samsung Electronics’ grip on the large-screen smartphone segment as users switch allegiances.When Apple’s main products, featuring bigger displays ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Game on

The opening ceremony for the 2014 Incheon Asian Games kicks off with fireworks on Friday at Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. A sacred torch from New Delhi - the city that held the first Asian Games - was taken to the stadium after a monthlong relay in Korea, ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Sewol relatives questioned, insist fight was mutual

Five relatives of the victims who died in the Sewol ferry sinking appeared yesterday at the Yeongdeungpo Police Precinct for questioning after allegedly having assaulted a driver-for-hire and two others in a drunken scuffle on Wednesday.All five are members ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
Entities: MS Sewol, Relativity, CCTV
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Message received

Actors dressed as traditional Korean grim reapers spirit away an actress playing an elderly woman yesterday near Seoul Plaza in central Seoul in a performance meant to warn against jaywalking. The Seoul Metropolitan Government said yesterday that 31 percent ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

CNN senior executive credits her cultural values

Korean-American , 43, who was recently named the senior vice president and managing editor of CNN International, says she owes a large part of her professional success to her cultural values.“As a Korean who was brought up in a Korean culture with Korean ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

S&P forecast for Korea upgraded to ‘positive’

Standard & Poor’s, one of three major international credit rating agencies, upgraded its forecast for Korea yesterday for the first time in two years, raising it from “stable” to “positive.”The organization kept the country’s credit rating at A+. In September ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Producer prices slip a bit in August

Producer prices dipped last month, after slight rises in the previous two months.The Bank of Korea said yesterday the Producer Price Index stood at 105.57 in August, down 0.2 percent from the same month last year.The index had been declining for 19 consecutive ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Low birthrate has Korean baby-wear makers turning to China

The name Agabang may ring a bell - even to those without babies. Korea’s oldest baby-wear brand has been around for almost 35 years, but that might be where its legacy ends.On Sept. 2, Agabang & Company was acquired by Lime Fashion Korea, the Korean subsidiary ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Chung overruled his team on Kepco offer

Hyundai Motor Group shocked the market by offering 10.5 trillion won ($10 billion) for Korea Electric Power Corporation’s property in Samseong-dong, Gangnam District. That is triple the assessed value of the 19.6-acre site.The bold move by Hyundai Motor ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Automakers are ill-prepared for new regulations

Although the low-carbon vehicle fund system, which subsidizes cars with low carbon dioxide emissions and levies a tax on cars with high emissions, was postponed earlier this month, local automakers still are not pleased as the government is instead increasing ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Budget expansion for recovery

The government earmarked 376 trillion won ($361.4 billion) for next year’s budget, up 5.7 percent from this year. The government more or less accelerated potential supplementary spending. It chose to go all-out to stimulate the economy even at the risk ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]

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Sewol relatives questioned, insist fight was mu... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
Message received [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
Game on [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
CNN senior executive credits her cultural values [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
Piketty discusses distribution of wealth in Korea [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
Producer prices slip a bit in August [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
S&P forecast for Korea upgraded to ‘positive’ [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
Automakers are ill-prepared for new regulations [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
Chung overruled his team on Kepco offer [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
Low birthrate has Korean baby-wear makers turni... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
New iPhone is drawing Samsung fans over to Apple [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
Alzheimer’s app [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 9 hours ago]
Mori takes letter from Abe to Park [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
Terms of wartime OPCON discussed [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
Budget expansion for recovery [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
Market closes up slightly to end the week [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
Homeplus execs accused of selling data can’t le... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
Remove photos from resumes [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
A belated drive for reform [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
The law can’t curb game addiction [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
Keeping the government at bay [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
More Seoul women delay childbirth [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Tobacco tax hike favored, poll says [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
In no-smoking debate, Korea parallels Germany [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Sex offenders still working near kids [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Giving a big push [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Proactive measures [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
School president reflects on effects of gov’t p... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
5.7% budget boost all about growth [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Spending plan prepares for unification progress [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
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