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Korea seeks new growth engine in hydrogen economy

Korea seeks new growth engine in hydrogen economy

The successful Nasdaq debut of hydrogen fuel-cell truck maker Nikola has shown the world that the “hydrogen economy” is now a matter of global interest, not just a regional promotion by Korea and Japan. This comes at an opportune moment for Korean companies that have been preparing their portfolios for the day when hydrogen would begin to play a significant role in energy supplies, as well as providing the country with an opportunity to have a greater influence on the global energy trading ...

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US 'strongly' supports inter-Korean cooperation: Biegun

US 'strongly' supports inter-Korean cooperation: Biegun

U.S. special representative to North Korea Stephen Biegun said Wednesday that the Trump administration “strongly” stands behind the government's efforts to promote inter-Korean exchanges and cooperation.

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DH-Woowa deal under second FTC review

DH-Woowa deal under second FTC review

There never seems to be a peaceful day for the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) since it began reviewing the $4 billion deal of Delivery Hero's acquisition of Woowa Brothers. Labor civic groups including the Korea Franchisee Union (KFU) and the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) held a press conference urging the government to cancel the acquisition.

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Justice minister rejects top prosecutor's proposals

Justice minister rejects top prosecutor's proposals

Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae rejected Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl's proposal made Wednesday to create an “independent” investigation team to handle a case involving one of Yoon's key aides and a now fired TV reporter, adding another layer of tension to their already rocky relationship.

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[INTERVIEW] 'Korea's population outlook makes immigration talk inevitable'

[INTERVIEW] 'Korea's population outlook makes immigration talk inevitable'

GWACHEON - Without the inflow of foreign workers, Korea is already shrinking. After deaths outnumbered births for the first time in November 2019, the gap has widened since. A chronically low birthrate, which hit an all-time low of 0.92 that year, suggests that the trend is only going to accelerate and that the country will face massive labor shortages in the decades to come if nothing changes.


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