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SOUTH KOREA

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Manufacturing March 10, 2017

South Korea rides new wave of creativity and innovation

Ranked as the world’s top innovator in the 2015 Bloomberg Innovation Index, South Korea is investing heavily in R&D as it looks to nurture a “Creative Economy” at the forefront...
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Manufacturing October 19, 2016

Hyundai Elevator eyes global expansion

With the goal of being one of the world’s top seven companies in the elevator sector by 2030, Hyundai Elevator CEO Bob Jang discusses his firm’s bold plans for growth in emerging markets...
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Others October 18, 2016

CU: more than just a convenience store

BGF Retail operates the largest network of convenience stores in South Korea through its CU brand. Its Chairman, Seok-Joh Hong, expands on his vision for the network of 10,000 CU stores to become an...
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Tourism & Culture September 19, 2016

Korea’s first integrated casino resort to bring K-style to the world

Market-leading integrated resort (IR) developer Paradise Group is building Korea’s first IR near the international airport in Incheon at a cost of more than $1 billion. With the first phase of...
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Manufacturing September 19, 2016

Strong FTA network positions Korea as “global link to success”

Following a record-breaking year for FDI inflows in 2015, the head of Invest Korea, Yong Kook Kim, explains how the country intends to leverage on its FTAs with 52 countries and its highly educated...
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Medical September 09, 2016

Korea to become leader in Asian precision medicine

Biotechnology has been identified as a potential new growth engine for the Korean economy, as the government grapples with a decline in traditional exports. The country has one of the most advanced...
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Others September 05, 2016

Incheon emerges as economic hub of NE Asia

As a proud son of Incheon, who gave up a position in the National Assembly to be elected Incheon City’s Mayor in 2014, Yoo Jeong-bok explains how his city is capitalizing on the advantages of...
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Others September 02, 2016

SAMOOCM cements its position amongst the world’s top construction management firms

Ranked as Korea’s leading CM company and the 13th best in the world, SAMOOCM Architects & Engineers is firmly focused on being a global leader in its field. SAMOOCM CEO Hur In explains how...
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Finance August 03, 2016

South Korea: one of the best markets in the world for M&As right now

As KB Investment & Securities begins the process of merging with Hyundai Securities following its acquisition by KB Financial Group, KB I&S CEO, Dr Byoung Jo Chun, shares his thoughts on his...
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Medical July 15, 2016

Macrogen spearheads a revolution in healthcare based on preventative medicine

In a country where the failure rate of start-ups has been traditionally high, Macrogen stands out as the first ever bio-venture company that has successfully expanded across the globe. Founding Chairman,...
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Others July 05, 2016

Smart farm technology set to revolutionize Korean agriculture

South Korea’s rapid industrialization over recent decades has taken its toll on the agriculture sector, which is grappling with an ageing farming population that still relies on basic techniques....
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Education June 15, 2016

Korea University looks to nurture ‘pioneering intellectuals’ who can shape the 21st century

As South Korea looks to taking a leading role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Prof. Jaeho Yeom, President of the prestigious Korea University, reveals his vision for a revolution in tertiary education...
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Others June 03, 2016

Seoul ‘upholds the flag of hope’ as it leads the charge towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Seoul’s Mayor, Park Won-Soon, has won national and international plaudits for his radical approach to citizen engagement and economic development. Here, he expands on his vision for the “hot...