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Korea says Japan free trade talks ‘difficult’ due to tensions

02-Jan-2013 Intellasia | Business Week | 5:00 AM

South Korea said resuming negotiations with Japan over a free trade agreement will be difficult given a maritime territorial spat. “Soured relations between Korea and [...]
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Strikes hurting sales of Korea’s Hyundai

02-Jan-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 5:00 AM

Hyundai Motor’s labour union said Monday employees plan to halt work for three days this week following a series of partial strikes that have cost the Korean giant more [...]
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Korea current account sets record surplus in November

31-Dec-2012 Intellasia | China Post | 5:01 AM

South Korea’s current account surplus rose to a record high in November, placing upward pressure on the won which has already risen more than 10 percent against the [...]
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Korea won set for weekly gain as improving economy spurs inflows

29-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:00 AM

South Korea’s won headed for a sixth weekly gain as signs of a pickup in the economy attracted funds from abroad and exporters repatriated income. government bonds [...]
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Korea bond sales slide from 2011 record as economy cools

Korea bond sales slide from 2011 record as economy cools

29-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:00 AM

Company bond sales in South Korea retreated from a record set in 2011 this year as slowing economic growth at home damped investor appetite for debt. Korea Electric Power [...]
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Korea lowers its growth forecast

Korea lowers its growth forecast

29-Dec-2012 Intellasia | BBC | 5:00 AM

South Korea has cut its growth forecast for this year and for 2013, underlining the effect of a slowdown in its key export markets on its growth. The finance ministry has [...]
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Korea’s industrial output up 2.3pct

Korea’s industrial output up 2.3pct

29-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 5:00 AM

South Korea’s industrial production accelerated sharply in November to post a third consecutive monthly rise, according to government data. Production in the mining, [...]
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Korea cuts 2013 growth estimate as European crisis linger

28-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:00 AM

South Korea lowered its growth forecasts for this year and for 2013 in the first revisions since a new president was elected on December 19. Gross domestic product will [...]
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N Korea’s China Trade Expanded More Than 60pct in 2011

N Korea’s China Trade Expanded More Than 60pct in 2011

28-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Businessweek | 5:00 AM

North Korea’s trade with China expanded more than 60 percent to $5.63 billion in 2011, as the totalitarian regime deepened its dependence on its main political and [...]
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Taiwan’s ICT products better known than Korea’s in China: polls

28-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 5:00 AM

Taipei, December 26 (CNA) Taiwan’s information and communications (ICT) technology products have better brand recognition than South Korea’s in China because of a [...]
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Korea to donate $800000 more for typhoon rehab efforts

28-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Philstar | 5:00 AM

The Korean government will provide an additional $800,000 relief assistance to help in the rehabilitation efforts being undertaken by the Aquino administration in [...]
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Korea’s growth potential falling

28-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Globaltimes | 5:00 AM

South Korea’s economic growth potential will continue to fall going forward due to an aging population and low birth rate, the finance ministry said Wednesday. [...]
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Korea stages live-fire drill near sea border

Korea stages live-fire drill near sea border

27-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP News | 7:53 AM

South Korean marines staged a live-fire exercise Wednesday near the disputed Yellow Sea border with North Korea amid high tensions over a display of front-line Christmas [...]
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US moves to sell advanced spy drones to Korea

US moves to sell advanced spy drones to Korea

27-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Voa News | 5:00 AM

The Obama administration has formally proposed the sale of advanced spy drones to South Korea, in a push to boost the Seoul government’s ability to protect itself from [...]
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Korea and Japan ties to improve post elections: report

27-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 5:00 AM

Taiwan’s relations with Japan and South Korea are likely to “improve steadily” following national elections in both countries, said a report submitted to [...]
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