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Seoul stocks open slightly higher on Tuesday amid concerns over China’s Covid-19 situation

Electronic display boards at Hana Bank in central Seoul show stock and currency markets on Tuesday morning. [YONHAP] Shares in Seoul opened slightly higher on Tuesday amid escalating concerns over China’s Covid-19 situation. The Kospi added 2.86 points, or 0.12%, to reach 2,422.36 at 9:15 a.m. Investors are paying attention …

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South Korea may delay capital gains tax on stocks

(Yonhap) South Korean financial authorities were on Thursday mulling a postponement of the law to levy a capital gains tax on equity investments that is expected to begin next year. In a morning meeting, regulator Financial Services Commission met with market analysts from 10 local brokerages to discuss the effects …

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Medimaps Group Announces Partnership with OsteoSys to Bring Trabecular Bone Score to Korea’s Leading Bone Densitometry Platform

GENEVA, November 14, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MEDIMAPS GROUP (www.medimapsgroup.com), a Swiss/global medical technology company specializing in image processing software for bone health assessment, announced today that its new method for improving osteoporotic fracture risk assessment, Trabecular Bone Score (TBS iNsight™), an AI-enhanced bone microarchitecture surrogate, is now available on OsteoSys Co. diagnostic …

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US Removes India from Currency Watch List

By PTI November 11, 2022, 9:14 PM IST (Released) China, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Germany, Singapore and Taiwan are the seven economies that are on the current watch list, the US Treasury Department said in its semi-annual report to Congress. On Friday, the US Treasury Department removed India along with Italy, …

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S. Korea looks forward to continuing green cooperation with Egypt (Na Kyung-won)

The world’s attention turned to Sharm el-Sheikh as it hosted the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) from November 6-18. Broad international participation from around the world is expected, with more than 40,000 people representing some 197 countries and dozens of …

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15 largest Korean companies by market capitalization

In this article, we will take a look at the 15 largest Korean companies by market capitalization. To skip our detailed analysis, you can go directly to the 5 Largest Korean Companies by Market Capitalization. Although it has the 27th largest population in the world, South Korea has the 10th …

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North Korea fires artillery at sea as South Korea, US pledge cooperation

SEOUL, Nov 4 (Reuters) – North Korea fired around 80 artillery shells into a maritime border area overnight, South Korea said on Friday, as defense ministers from Seoul and Washington meet pledged to show determination in the face of a deluge of missile tests by South Korea. North. North Korea …

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[Aziz Durrani] Reset Southeast Asia’s Climate Agenda

[Aziz Durrani] Reset Southeast Asia’s Climate Agenda

High inflation, rising interest rates, falling currencies and volatile energy prices, along with economic slowdown and post-pandemic fiscal issues, could increase pressure on ASEAN+3 – the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, along with China, Japan and South Korea – to reduce efforts to mitigate climate risks. While this policy …

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US says North Korea policy remains unchanged after nuclear remark raises eyebrows

By David Brunnström and Simon Lewis WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday its policy toward North Korea had not changed after a senior U.S. official responsible for nuclear policy raised eyebrows saying that Washington would be willing to engage in arms control talks with Pyongyang. …

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South Korea’s third-quarter growth hits lowest level in a year on weak net exports

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s economic growth fell to its lowest level in a year in the third quarter despite slightly higher expectations, with weak net exports offsetting pent-up consumer and business spending, according to reports. central bank estimates on Thursday. The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.3 percent …

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Korean stocks rise on Monday, led by construction and tech companies

A screen in the Hana Bank trading floor in central Seoul shows the Kospi closing at 2,236.16 points on Monday, up 23.04 points, or 1.04%, from the previous trading day. [YONHAP] Shares rose on Monday to end their three-day losing streak, with construction and technology companies leading the rally, as …

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The real trade war with China has begun

Former President Trump launched a “trade war” with China in 2018, which mainly produced a series of economic skirmishes and logistical workarounds. Trade between the two nations has continued, with collateral damage where Trump imposed a tariff or China pushed back on retaliatory measures. With far less fanfare, the Biden …

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Analysis-G7 fails to reach an intervention agreement to ease the pain of the soaring dollar

By Leika Kihara WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Japan and other countries dealing with fallout from the soaring U.S. dollar found little solace in last week’s meetings of global finance officials, with no signs that a joint intervention along the lines of the 1985 “Plaza Accord” was on the horizon. With a …

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North Korea fires missile and flies warplanes near border as South imposes sanctions

SEOUL, Oct 14 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile off its east coast on Friday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a string of launches by the nuclear-armed nation. nuclear weapons in a context of heightened tensions. South Korea also dispatched fighter jets when a …

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South Korea’s financial watchdog declares support for digital assets amid crackdown

The last four months have been quite torrid for virtual asset traders and service providers in South Korea following the aggressive stance of the Financial Services Commission (FSC). However, it seems that the agency is doing a U-turn and announced that it will promote the use of digital currency and …

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Canadian economy could slow with ‘unusually high’ job vacancies says central bank government

TORONTO (Reuters) – Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem said there was room for a slowing economy due to an “unusually high number” of job vacancies. In an interview broadcast on CBC Radio on Sunday, Macklem said the current fight against inflation is the biggest test the central bank has …

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EMERGING MARKETS – Fed’s Hawkish Comment Stifles Asian Currency, Stock Rally

* South Korean won, Taiwanese dollar lags * Vietnamese stocks hit lowest level since February 2021 * All eyes are on US nonfarm payrolls Taiwanese dollar is the one with the most fell further, with hawkish comments from US Federal Reserve officials reinforcing the central bank’s intention for more rate …

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South Korea will supply Ukraine with Chiron MANPADS and the United States will pay for them

The Ukrainian army is about to get its hands on the South Korean Chiron man-portable air defense system (MANPADS), according to a recent report by the Czech daily iDnes. South Korea will indirectly supply about $2.9 billion worth of weapons to Ukraine via the Czech Republic. The United States would …

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FTSE Russell flags possible inclusion of South Korea in global bond index

SEOUL: FTSE Russell said it could add South Korea to its global bond index following moves by Seoul authorities to improve market access for foreign investors, paving the way for a potentially huge increase capital inflows into the country. Welcoming the announcement, South Korea’s finance ministry on Friday cited independent …

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UPDATE 1-Harris will be the latest dignitary to make a ‘to do list’ visit to the North Korean border

(Updates to add TV tag) By Josh Smith SEOUL, Sept 28 (Reuters) – When U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris makes a planned visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas on Thursday, she will be the latest in a long line of dignitaries – and tourists – to …

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North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US Vice President Harris’ visit

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Sunday, ahead of planned military exercises by South Korean and U.S. forces involving an aircraft carrier and a visit to the region …

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Cryptocurrencies Cannot Be Considered a Financial Investment: South Korean Financial Regulator Crypto

“Although he admitted to helping local prosecutors classify Terra-LUNA tokens as securities,” Governor of South Korea’s Financial Surveillance Service (FSS) Lee Bok-Hyun is not d agree with the idea that cryptocurrencies cannot be considered as financial investment products or securities, according to local media. . At a press conference on …

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South Korean won falls after Fed hike despite official warnings

A rating won by South Korea is seen in this illustrative photo from May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The South Korean won fell more than 1% on Thursday, ending below a key psychological level for …

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Egan-Jones sponsored the PERE Global Investor Forum in Seoul, Korea

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Egan-Jones Ratings Company was proud to sponsor PERE Seoul 2022 at the Fairmont Ambassador Seoul, held on September 15e. Sean Egan, CEO, served as conference chair. Click here to see Egan-Jones listed as an event sponsor. About Egan-Jones Ratings Company Egan-Jones is recognized as a market leader in …

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Ukraine spared from one-year extension of anti-dumping duties

By Crystal Hsu / Staff Reporter Anti-dumping duties imposed on steel imports from Brazil, China, South Korea, India, Indonesia and Ukraine will continue for another five years, the Customs Administration said on Wednesday. The duties would cover certain flat-rolled steel products from China and South Korea, as well as carbon …

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TES and Strides Mobility sign memorandum of understanding on electric vehicle batteries

TES and strides SINGAPORE, September 17 (Korea Bizwire) – TES has signed a memorandum of understanding with Singapore-based transportation company Strides Mobility to collaborate on lithium-ion battery recycling and the expansion of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in Singapore. As part of the agreement, the two companies will work on …

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DISCOVER THE 2022 WISE AWARD WINNERS

Doha, Qatar, September 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Six pioneering projects addressing global educational challenges have been recognized by WISE, an initiative of the Qatar Foundation, for their positive contribution to education and society. The 2022 WISE Awards winners are: EduFinance Opportunity by Opportunity International (UNITED STATES) helps children access quality …

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Iranian terrorists will receive billions of dollars before Congress can consider new nuclear deal

Iran will have immediate access to billions of dollars in cash the day a new nuclear deal is signed, money that will go to Tehran’s main terrorist organizations before Congress has a chance to review the deal. agreement, former senior US officials and experts told the Free Washington Beacon. Sanctioned …

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Jefferies’ Chris Wood bets on higher India allocation

By Ashley Coutinho Christopher Wood, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies, recommended a 16% weighting in India, 2.3 percentage points more than the previous 13.7%, in the portfolio of Asia-Pacific assets excluding Brokerage Japan. China ranks first with 31.5%, followed by India, Taiwan (10.5%), Australia (9%) and Korea (9%). …

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(Korea Times EDITORIAL September 6)

Curb prices ahead of ChuseokBolder measures are needed to rein in runaway inflation Inflationary pressures eased somewhat in August for the first time in seven months. According to data from Statistics Korea on Friday, consumer prices rose 5.7% year-on-year last month, after hitting a 24-year high of 6.3% in July. …

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National Skyscraper Day – The 10 tallest skyscrapers in the world

SUMMARY September 3 is celebrated in the United States as National Skyscraper Day. National Day is commemorated on the same day as the birthday of American architect Louis H. Sullivan, known as the “Father of Skyscrapers”. At one time, the United States had a monopoly on skyscrapers in the world, …

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(Aug. 31 Korea Times EDITORIAL)

Focus on fiscal health2023 budget plan calls for belt-tightening The Yoon Suk-yeol administration’s 2023 budget plan marks a shift to fiscal austerity from the previous government’s fiscal expansion. This change is a step in the right direction as the country has shifted into an austerity mode to deal with runaway …

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Won and stocks plunge as Korea struggles with rates and inflation

An electronic billboard in central Seoul shows the won hit 1,350 won to the dollar on Monday, the lowest in 13 years and four months. [YONHAP] The won renewed its more than decade-long lows after central bankers reaffirmed their hawkishness in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, over the weekend. The Korean currency …

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S. Korea, China pledge to tighten supply chain ties in ministerial talks

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Yonhap) — South Korea and China agreed on Saturday to strengthen cooperation and communications on supply chains by establishing a new high-level advisory body, the finance ministry said. Seoul. The agreement was reached during the 17th Korea-China Meeting on Economic Cooperation held virtually between South Korean Finance …

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Crypto Sanction Highlights Ethical Issue of Passive Liability

Links to the breadcrumb PF Finance Cryptocurrency Ethan Lou: This is the world we live in now, in which companies are indeed held accountable for how people use their products. Publication date : August 25, 2022 • 58 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Representation of …

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[NEWS IN FOCUS] For Korea’s nuclear commercial ambitions, it’s all in the taxonomy

[NEWS IN FOCUS] For Korea’s nuclear commercial ambitions, it’s all in the taxonomy

A nuclear reactor in Barakah, United Arab Emirates [YONHAP] The “K taxonomy” may help Korea sign nuclear power projects overseas, but the green power classification may not be enough for investors. A green taxonomy is a list of economic activities considered environmentally sustainable. It describes activities and assets that can …

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Korea seeks major trading partners in Africa

A view of the government complex in Sejong on June 14 (The Korea Herald) South Korea will expand economic cooperation with African countries and encourage the advancement of local businesses on the continent, the country’s top economic policymaker said on Friday. At a ministerial meeting to discuss the Economic Development …

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Blockchain Association Singapore Announces Appointment of Annie Koh, Emeritus Professor of Finance (Practice) at Singapore Management University, to Advisory Board

Blockchain Association Singapore Announces Appointment of Annie Koh, Emeritus Professor of Finance (Practice) at Singapore Management University, to Advisory Board His appointment will be empower BAS with extensive experience in finance, academia, and governance to drive blockchain adoption and development The appointment will expand the Blockchain Association Singapore’s current advisory …

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Stocks rise for third consecutive session on Tuesday

A screen in the Hana Bank trading floor in central Seoul shows the Kospi closing at 2,533.52 points on Tuesday, up 5.58 points, or 0.22%, from the previous trading day. [YONHAP] Stocks rose for a third straight session on Tuesday amid investor speculation that central banks in major economies could …

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Some 350 world leaders from 157 countries with diplomatic relations with North or South Korea attended the August 11-15 conference.

International Leaders’ Summit Addresses Korean Reconciliation, Religious Freedom and New Alliances for Peace in Africa and the World UPF ILC 2022 Summit 2022 Leadership Conference Washington, DC, Aug. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UPF International Leaders Summit Addresses Korean reconciliation, religious freedom and New peace alliances in …

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Yili Remains the World’s Most Valuable Dairy Brand in the 2022 Brand Finance Report

HUHHOT, China, August 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About August 10, Brand Finance, the global leader in brand valuation and strategy consulting, has released its Food & Drink 2022 report, identifying the most valuable and strongest brands in the food and beverage industries. Yili has been recognized as the world’s most …

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Korea Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Market Share Business Opportunity to 2030 | Datamatics, Genpact, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

2022-2030 Finance and Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Industry Overview: This has brought about several changes, this report also covers the impact of COVID-19 on the Global Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Market. The Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Market analysis summary by Market strides is …

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Upgrading Korea’s Intellectual Property Valuation System

Korea Intellectual Property Office Commissioner Lee In-sil speaks with the Korea Herald at the KIPO office in Daejeon on July 26. (KIPO) In light of the uncertainties regarding the global competition for hegemony, the pandemic and digitalization, the head of South Korea’s intellectual property agency pointed out that the upgrade …

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Asian Council urges Japan, South Korea to help Sri Lanka

(MENAFN- Colombo Gazette) The Asian Council’s Forum for Economic Cooperation, made up of regional leaders from across the continent, has urged Japan and South Korea to help Sri Lanka overcome the current economic crisis. The island nation of 22 million is facing an unprecedented economic collapse with inflation in July …

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(August 4 Korea Herald EDITORIAL)

Export alarmKorea Posts Trade Deficit for 4 Consecutive Months; time to develop new strategies South Korea posted a trade deficit for the fourth consecutive month this week. It again failed to escape a trade deficit in July as imports rose more than exports, due to high energy prices. Exports rose …

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Korean IPOs scuttled as listing craze comes to an end

SungEel HiTech CEO Yi Kang-myung, center, celebrates the company’s Kosdaq listing on July 28. [NEWS1] With stocks falling and investors feeling burned, initial public offerings (IPOs) are being cancelled, delayed and reconsidered. At least seven have been dismissed this year so far, and some of them were seen as key …

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No breakthrough yet in KF-X payments in Indonesia

Settings National 2022-07-31 16:19 No breakthrough yet in KF-X payments in Indonesia President Yoon Suk-yeol and Indonesian President Joko Widodo hold a joint press conference at the presidential office in Seoul on Thursday …

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Consumer Finance Veteran Joins Tonik’s Leadership Team as Group COO

SINGAPORE, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tonik announced today that Tomasz Borowski joins the management team as Group Chief Operations Officer (COO). Most recently, co-founder and CEO of leading Asian fintech credit management company FLOW, Tomasz was instrumental in overseeing the rollout of FLOW across three markets in South East …

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The DP and the PPP agree on the distribution of the presidencies of the parliamentary committees

From left, Representative Kweon Seong-dong, leader of the People’s Power Party, National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo and Representative Park Hong-geun, leader of the Democratic Party, meet Friday at the National Assembly in western Seoul. to discuss the chairmanships of parliamentary committees. [YONHAP] The two largest political parties reached an agreement …

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Lithium-ion battery dispersant market size is expected to grow from USD 735 Million in 2022 to USD 1,285 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 11.8%

ReportLinker during the forecast period. The market for lithium-ion battery dispersants has witnessed moderate growth over the past five years, driven by rapid technological advancements and the expansion of consumer electronics and electric vehicles industry, resulting in an increase demand for lithium-ion batteries. New York, July 22. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) …

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ACT MP Damien Smith says New Zealand is ‘like North Korea without nuclear weapons’ in terms of foreign investment

But ACT associate finance spokesman Damien Smith said there are other factors that are hampering the arrival of new players in New Zealand. “No sensible company would come to New Zealand to develop a supermarket chain if they weren’t allowed to develop a full-service grocery model,” he said. “That means …

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(2nd LD) South Korea and the United States agree to provide foreign currency liquidity, if needed

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details throughout; ADD photo) SEOUL, July 19 (Yonhap) — South Korea and the United States agreed on Tuesday to set up liquidity facilities, if needed, as part of cooperative efforts to stabilize the foreign exchange market. Seoul has also expressed willingness to join a Russian oil …

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S. Korea not worried about capital outflows so far: finance minister

South Korea’s finance minister ignored near-term risks of capital outflows from the Asian economy as global credit spreads widen. Seong Joon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images South Korea’s finance minister ignored near-term risks of capital outflows from the Asian economy as global credit spreads widen. Speaking to CNBC at …

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Diversity is key to changing Ping An’s evolving business models to serve over 200 million people in China

Ping Anone of the largest insurance companies in the world, transformed from a traditional property and casualty insurance business to an integrated financial services provider with ecosystems in financial services, healthcare and automotive servicessand smart city HONG KONG and SHANGHAI, July 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Embracing new technologies and their …

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A special visa category considered to bring workers to underpopulated areas

Thai workers arrive at Incheon International Airport last December. [NEWS1] The government is considering creating a special type of visa to bring migrant workers to less populated areas outside the greater Seoul area amid worsening labor shortages. Korea is aging rapidly with a declining population since 2020, and the situation …

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The digital bank to achieve human contact with the metaverse

By Shubhangi Shah Banking is already at your fingertips via mobile phones. The next technological leap promises to bring a human touch to the digital experience with virtual interactions in the metaverse. Like what Union Bank of India did on Friday by launching its Metaverse Virtual Lounge, through which customers …

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South Korea to spend $625m to ease inflation ’emergency’

South KoreaThe government on Friday unveiled measures costing 810 billion won (nearly $625 million) to ease people’s cost of living – after President Yoon Suk-yeol called economic conditions ” emergency” and ordered officials to take all possible measures to ease the burden on people. “It’s an emergency now,” a media …

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Ukraine Recovery Conference URC2022 Outcome Document: “Lugano Declaration” (Lugano, 4-5 July 2022) – Ukraine

Attachments We, Heads of State and Government, Ministers and High Representatives of Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland , Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, …

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Live News: Germany records its first monthly trade deficit since 1991

Welcome to Independence Week. The big one – the celebration of 1776 and all that – kicks off Monday in the United States. But from Algeria to Venezuela, from Argentina to South Sudan, the disconnection of former colonial powers is a strong theme – and a source of public holidays …

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[Scholars and their spaces] “If you don’t progress, you regress”

[Scholars and their spaces] “If you don’t progress, you regress”

A restored Galsanseowon is located in Choryeo Historical Park in Sejong City. (Sejong City) A monument to a scholar that stands in the center of the city of Sejong, the administrative capital of South Korea, is inscribed with a long letter to King Hyojong. The letter, considered the most notable …

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The Feminist Response to RIMPAC and the US War on China

From June 29 to August 4, the United States will lead 26 countries in a massive, coordinated military exercise around Hawaii and Southern California, known as the Rim of the Pacific, or RIMPAC. The largest international maritime exercise in the world, it will involve around 25,000 military personnel, 38 warships, …

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Matrixport’s Cactus Custody™ Launches Institutional Custody Service for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

The new NFT asset management offer optimizes across customer needs for security, scalability, and accessibility SINGAPORE, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Matrixport, one of the world’s largest digital asset financial services ecosystems, today announced the launch of hot and cold custodial services for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) through its third-party institutional …

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Korea Blockchain Week to Hold First Live Event in Seoul After Covid Disruption

June 23, 2022 – Seoul, South Korea Korea Blockchain Week 2022 (KBW2022) is holding its first live event since the dawn of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, finally bringing together the most respected leaders in blockchain in Seoul from August 7-14, 2022. KBW2022 will take place in the heart of …

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(Korea Herald EDITORIAL June 22)

Control inflationStronger and realistic policy measures are needed to curb soaring prices and avert an impending crisis High-ranking government officials are often quick to cast as optimistic an outlook as possible, but slow to admit a looming crisis. But there are some exceptions, such as the comment made by President …

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X2M) wins major tenders in China and South Korea

X2M Connect Limited (ASX:X2M), an Internet of Things (IoT) technology company, is set to expand its presence in Asia and South Korea. On a significant note, the company secured a tender in China and South Korea. The upbeat market update triggered a surge in X2M stock price today. At the …

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South Korea plans to expand fuel tax cuts amid soaring prices

SEOUL: South Korea’s government plans to extend fuel tax cuts, as part of efforts to ease inflationary pressure that has built up amid soaring energy prices, officials said on Saturday officials from the Ministry of Finance. The government plans to extend fuel tax cuts from the current 30 percent to …

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Shinhan Financial Group suspends review of Korbit investment

Shinhan Financial Group has temporarily suspended its investment review on Korbit. Shinhan Financial Group has temporarily suspended its review of investments in Korbit, one of the four largest virtual asset exchanges in Korea. The group halted its review of Korbit investments in April. “It is true that we …

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The ISU predicts a reduction in IOC funding and a loss of more than 10 million francs in three years

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind …

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Taiwan says US understands its exchange rate policy

TAIPEI (Reuters) – The United States understands Taiwan’s foreign exchange policy and the two sides have “good” communication, a Taiwanese central bank official said on Friday, after the U.S. Treasury put Taiwan on its foreign exchange list. surveillance. The U.S. Treasury said Taiwan continues to exceed certain thresholds for possible …

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FirstFT: Japanese yen falls to 20-year low

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning The Japanese yen fell to a new 20-year low against the dollar on Wednesday, pushed lower by expectations that …

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IFF Launches Annual Green Finance Prize Selection on World Environment Day

BEIJING, June 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The International Finance Forum (IFF) will begin accepting nominations for the annual IFF Global Green Finance Award, beginning on June 5which is also World Environment Day. Echoing the World Environment Day theme “Only One Earth”, which emphasizes the need for change through policy changes …

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NuScale Power Reaffirms Financial Outlook and Provides Business Update

Content of the article PORTLAND, Ore. – NuScale Power Corporation (“NuScale Power” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SMR), the leading provider of proprietary Small Modular Nuclear Reactor (“SMR”) technology, today provided an update business and reaffirms its financial outlook. “We are extremely proud of our recent IPO, which builds on decades …

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Johnny Depp v Amber Heard verdict updates: Jury awards Johnny Depp $15 million in damages in defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard

A Virginia jury ruled on Wednesday that actor Amber Heard defamed her ex-husband Johnny Depp in a widely watched six-week trial that featured explicit and graphic evidence and testimony detailing the former couple’s embittered relationship Hollywood. The jury also found in Heard’s favor in some aspects of his countersuit against …

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Waves unveils its “master plan” to revive the Waves DeFi ecosystem

By Masha Prusso, Waves Labs [DUBAI,United Arab Emirates] Since April 2, 2022, the Waves DeFi ecosystem has gone through a series of unfortunate events that led to the detachment of its stablecoin, USDN. This caused a severe liquidity crisis for one of its DeFi protocols, the Vires Finance lending …

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Group of Seven pledges to phase out coal-fired power plants by 2035

Placeholder while loading article actions Top environment ministers from major industrial nations in the Group of Seven agreed on Friday to end public funding for international coal-fired power generation and accelerate the phase-out of coal-fired power plants by 2035. The group said it would aim to have “primarily decarbonized electricity …

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May 25 live updates: Musk must find money for Twitter deal, Fed officials discussed ‘tight’ policy to fight inflation

Gatherings in Whitehall throughout the pandemic involved “excessive drinking”, broken swings for children and fights between staff, according to details revealed in Gray’s report. At the December 18 event, which took place in Press Office No. 10 and was attended by between 20 and 45 people, Gray noted a rowdy …

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$40 Billion Crypto Collapse Turns Korea Against ‘Lunatic’ Leader

After Do Kwon indicated that he would inject $300 million into the reserves that underpinned the 20% yield of his cryptocurrency luna, a Twitter user asked him where would the money come from. Kwon’s response was succinct: “Your mother, of course.” Now the brash 30-year-old Korean, who regularly mocks his …

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[Column] Korea should curb health-damaging behaviors to improve health financing

[Column] Korea should curb health-damaging behaviors to improve health financing

Climate change, fine dust, the humidifier sterilizer incident that killed many Koreans, frequent industrial incidents, garbage accumulation, alcohol and smoking, increasing obesity and mental illness – what do they have in common? Lee Bo-hyoung, CEO of Macol Consulting Group These are the growing shadows …

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UPDATE 1-COVID outbreak in North Korea ‘worrying’ for new variants -WHO

(Add details) GENEVA, May 17 (Reuters) – A senior World Health Organization official said on Tuesday that high levels of transmission of the coronavirus among unvaccinated people, such as in North Korea, create a higher risk of new variants . The isolated country, a member of the WHO, is grappling …

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Share Market Updates, Share Market News Today, Sensex, Nifty, Stock Quotes Today

Stock market today, stock market updates: The benchmark BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) stock indices came off a six-game losing streak and ended up more than 0.3% on Monday, led by financials and auto stocks. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 180.22 points (0.34%) to end at 52,973.84 and the …

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Kim Jong Un admits North Korea’s COVID-19 outbreak is a ‘great disaster’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appearing wearing a face mask on television for the first time on May 12, 2022 after the country confirmed its first-ever cases of COVID-19.Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images Kim Jong Un has said the COVID-19 outbreak in North Korea is the biggest “turmoil” since …

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Taubman is likely to operate IFC Mall

International Financial Center (IFC) Seoul US mall developer Taubman is set to become the new owner of the IFC mall in Yeouido. On May 12, Mirae Asset Group selected Haevichi Hotel & Resort, a subsidiary of Taubman and Hyundai Motor Group, as strategic investors to acquire the International …

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Inside South Korea’s Blue House, home of presidents for 74 years

South Korea’s Blue House, or Cheong Wa Dae, has served as the official residence and office of the president since the government was established in 1948. The Blue House sits at the foot of Bukhansan Mountain and is adjacent to Gyeongbokgung Palace. Elizabeth Beard/Getty Images Built in 1991 on the …

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US calls for UN Security Council meeting on North Korea | New Weapons

The meeting, which diplomats say will take place on Wednesday, comes after Pyongyang conducted the 15th missile test this year. The United States has called for a meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) later this week to discuss North Korea, diplomats have said, as Washington pushes the 15-member body …

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