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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

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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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Shinhan Chief, UK Minister Discuss Climate Efforts in Financial Sector

From left, British Ambassador to Korea Colin Crooks, British Environment Minister Zac Goldsmith, Shinhan Financial Group Chairman Cho Yong-byeong and Shinhan Managing Director of Global Affairs Seo Seung-hyeon pose for a photo at the Korean Bank’s headquarters in central Seoul on Friday. (Shinhan Financial Group) Shinhan Financial Group Chairman Cho …

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Fetal Monitoring Market Research Report by Product, Portability, Method, Application, End-User, Region – Global Forecast to 2027

ReportLinker Fetal Monitoring Market Research Report by Product (Accessories & Consumables, Electronic Maternal/Fetal Monitors and Fetal Doppler Devices), Portability, Method, Application, End-User, Region (Americas, Asia Pacific & Europe, Middle East and Africa) – Global Forecast to 2027 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19 New York, May 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — …

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Tesla’s most ‘future-ready’ automaker, China’s BYD on the rise: report | Business and economy

Tesla is the most “future-ready” automaker, while Chinese rival BYD has made the most progress in improving its resilience, according to an index compiled by a leading business school. Elon Musk’s electric vehicle (EV) company ranked first in preparedness for future crises for the fourth straight year, while Shenzhen-based BYD …

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Beijing concerned about rising tensions in North Korea, says envoy in Seoul

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) – Beijing is concerned about the tense situation on the Korean peninsula, China’s envoy for Korean affairs said when he arrived for talks in Seoul this week, adding that the symptoms and the root cause of the tensions. Amid stalled denuclearization talks, North Korea has …

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North Korea’s Lazarus APT Targets Blockchain Firms With Crypto-Stealer Malware

A joint cybersecurity advisory from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and Treasury Department warns of North Korea’s Lazarus APT targeting blockchain companies. The advisory states that the Lazarus Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group is targeting cryptocurrency companies with Trojan-protected Windows and macOS cryptocurrency …

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South Korea to end mandate for outdoor masks

South Korea will lift its outdoor mask mandate next week in response to a steady decline in Covid-19 cases after a surge fueled by Omicron. The announcement comes after the South Korean government scrapped nearly all other social distancing measures earlier this month, ending two years of strict requirements that …

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EY joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste, improving measurement through deep cross-industry experience

EY joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste, improving measurement through deep cross-industry experience EY will work with the Alliance to design metrics to help unlock funding to end plastic waste EY brings global experience in the chemicals and manufacturing sectors EY’s upcoming projects will focus on measuring the success and …

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NDC Partnership Provides Developing Countries with Enhanced Financing Tools to Accelerate Implementation of Climate Action

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Developing countries will have access to new financing and climate finance tools to fight climate change, thanks to a financing strategy launched by the NDC partnership in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Right Honorable Andrew Holness, Premier of Jamaicalaunched the new strategy with …

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Inflation in South Korea is the 2nd highest in Asia according to the IMF

A supermarket in Seoul. (Yonhap) The International Monetary Fund said inflation in South Korea will hit 4% this year, second only to New Zealand on a list of eight advanced economies in the Asia-Pacific region, partly because of the war in Ukraine. The projection comes as Asia’s fourth-largest economy is …

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JinkoSolar’s subsidiary, Jinko Solar Co., Ltd., announces certain preliminary unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2022

SHANGRAO, China, April 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the world’s largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers, today announced certain unaudited preliminary financial results for the three months are finished March 31, 2022. For the three months ended March …

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G-20 finance chiefs to focus on inflation, may split on Russia

Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies are set to begin a one-day meeting in Washington on Wednesday with the aim of tackling global inflation, which has been accelerated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But the rally can only demonstrate the rift within the group, as Russian Finance …

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Business news, strategy, finance and company insights

India’s benchmarks, the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty, are set to open lower on Monday, reflecting weakness in Asian peers and a negative finish on Wall Street on rate hike fears. Negative trends on SGX Nifty also signaled a lower open for domestic exchanges, with SGX Nifty futures trading 80 …

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OFAC Update Claims Ronin Hack Is Linked To North Korean Hacker Syndicate Lazarus

According to the US Treasury and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the recent Ronin Bridge hack may have been linked to the North Korean hacker syndicate called Lazarus Group. Federal law enforcement officials have linked the reported Ethereum address linked to the Ronin Bridge exploit to the hacker …

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Dedoco partners with finance companies to offer Sign with Singpass, further simplifying the KYC process for FinTech MSMEs

SINGAPORE, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dedoco, a decentralized document management and digital workflow platform, today announced that it has partnered with finance companies, South East Asia largest SME digital finance platformmto enable Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) customers Singapore sign loan contracts through the country’s digital signature service, …

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(April 11 Korea JoongAng Daily EDITORIAL)

Capacity and diversity matter On Sunday, President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol nominated candidates to head eight ministries. Announcing the nominations at a press conference, Yoon said he bases his decisions on individuals’ expertise in their fields. The president-elect also stressed that he did not take into account the regional origin of the …

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Campaign finance watchdog slaps massive fine on Trump’s super PAC donation of foreign national

The fine is the third largest in FEC history, according to the Campaign Legal Center, the nonprofit group that filed the original complaint over the donations in 2019. “We applaud the FEC for doing their job. Imposing this severe sanction helps protect voters’ voices from being drowned out by foreign …

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Google can’t punish developers over payment workarounds

The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said on Tuesday (April 5) that US tech giant Google cannot stop South Korean app developers from using payment bypasses, meaning the company is losing its edge on digital sales commissions, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Tuesday (April 5). Google had been …

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Korea and Vietnam discuss using technology to collect taxes

Commissioner of Korea’s National Tax Service Kim Dae-ji, left, poses with Director General of Vietnam’s General Department of Taxation Cao Anh Tuan in Seoul on Monday. [NATIONAL TAX SERVICE] The heads of Korea’s and Vietnam’s tax agencies met in Seoul to discuss tax challenges facing Korean businesses and digital technology …

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Adyen goes beyond payments and announces integrated financial products

AMSTERDAM, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global financial technology platform of choice for large enterprises, today announced its expansion beyond payments to create integrated financial products. These products will allow platforms and marketplaces to create tailored financial experiences for their users, such as small business owners …

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Energy import costs are increasingly affecting trade

Korea’s import cost of crude oil, gas and coal for the first 80 days of this year jumped 85.4 percent from a year earlier. The Korean Customs Service announced on March 28 that the cost of crude oil, gas and coal imports from South Korea for the first …

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Russia risks becoming the new North Korea

JPMorgan’s Tingting Ge says trade diversion to China is “technically feasible” but would be limited by capacity, transportation costs and geopolitical concerns. “Concerns about the risks of secondary sanctions will also reduce the incentive for China to significantly increase imports from Russia and play a re-export role,” she said. “We …

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Green innovation is the hallmark of emerging leaders in MIT Technology Review Insights’ annual global decarbonization rankings

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Produced by MIT Technology Review Insights in association with Morgan Stanley, Citrixand Iris Ceramica GroupThe Green Future Index 2022 is the second annual comparative ranking of 76 countries and territories on the progress and commitment they are making towards a green future by …

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Asian banks ‘fall short’ of decarbonization efforts – study

A villager walks past a coal-fired power station on the outskirts of Datong, Shanxi province November 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Lee Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, March 23 (Reuters) – Asian banks are “failing” to meet global commitments to tackle climate change and align with their …

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Korean family saga Pachinko is Apple’s best show yet

When Apple TV Plus launched in fall 2019, it promised to bring unique and powerful content from “the world’s greatest storytellers”. But over the past two years, the platform’s idea of ​​what constitutes “the world” seems to have been limited to two non-English originals and three international co-productions. None were …

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AfDB to help Indonesia raise funds for $32 billion new capital

SEOUL: South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol’s decision to use the country’s gender wars as a campaign platform for his successful election earlier this month may have backfired.Yoon, who won an unprecedented close election on March 9, had pledged to abolish the government’s gender ministry, a pledge that helped engage young …

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Hawaiian Airlines ‘preparing for Japanese market’: CEO

As Japan begins to open its borders to outbound travel after a three-month restriction in response to the Omicron variant, Pacific airlines are gearing up to reap the benefits of increased travel activity to and from originating from the East Asian nation. “We are preparing for the opening of the …

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Everest Medicine license agreement extended to include South Korea

STOCKHOLM, March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Calliditas Therapeutics AB (Nasdaq: CALT, Nasdaq Stockholm: CALTX) (“Calliditas”) today announced that the company has expanded its licensing agreement with Everest Medicines II Limited (HKG: 1952) (“Everest”) to expand the territory covered to include South Korea. “We continue to have a fruitful and positive …

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Why The Villains Of The World Are On The Rise

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine bringing us images of murdered civilians, bombed maternity wards and the horror of urban warfare, we really have to wonder about the human race. How come 145 million Russians allow someone like Putin to rule over them? The answer to this question of course has …

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UPDATE 1-North Korea’s Kim orders expansion of ICBM launch site – state media report

(Adds details, context, South Korea’s assessment of recent tests) SEOUL, March 11 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for expanding his intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch site into a “state-of-the-art forward base” in order to become a space power, reported the state media KCNA on Friday. …

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Vladimir Putin “manipulates” Emmanuel Macron and the West on the ceasefire, according to Kiev

BBritish politicians are using the ‘Russian situation’ to grab their own dividends as it ‘overshadows local political collapse’, Russian journalist Alexander Khabarov wrote in a column for RIA News today. Writing about Dominic Raab’s comments on the possibility of sanctioning Russian oligarchs and limiting their access to expensive British law …

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Arowana launches staking service to boost token security

SEOUL, Korea, March 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arowana, a decentralized intermediary platform that connects creators and buyers and the NFT marketplace where only creators who have passed verification can sell, has launched a new staking service. On March 2, Arowana (ARW) announced plans to launch the Staking Service, which …

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Open Data Platform from Disney to Horizon Media; South Korea pledges ₩223.7 billion for Metaverse

In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Disney has reached an agreement with Horizon Media to open its data platform for brand measurement; South Korea pledges £223.7bn (£139m) to develop national metaverse; and ITV launch the UK’s first AVOD/SVOD platform, ITVX. Disney’s open data platform to Horizon Media under new deal Multinational …

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Russia scrambles to maintain oil sales, driving economy

In its sanctions campaign against Russia, the United States and its allies are doing everything possible to spare energy shipments and keep economies buzzing and voters warm. The oil market went on strike anyway. Acting as if energy is in the crosshairs of Western sanctions officials, refiners are reluctant to …

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South Korea Bans Exports of Strategic Items to Russia, Joins SWIFT Sanctions

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea will tighten export controls against Russia, banning exports of strategic items, and join moves by Western countries to block some Russian banks from the SWIFT international payments system, a announced the Seoul Foreign Ministry on Monday. The Korean government has also decided to promote the …

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Health insurance scores ‘surplus’ as Covid-19 slashes other medical costs

Korea’s public health insurance posted a “surplus” of 2.82 trillion won ($2.34 billion) last year. At the start of “Moon Jae-in care” – a policy to expand health insurance coverage – concerns grew about the depletion of health insurance finances. However, the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic over …

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World Summit ends with a million rallies of hope and renewed calls for unity on the Korean Peninsula

The Summit attracted participants from some 160 nations Washington, DC, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE World Summit ends with a million rallies of hope and renewed calls for unity on the Korean Peninsula The 2022 World Summit (Korean Peninsula Peace Summit) ended with global encouragement, practical …

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Limited coastal exploration

Coastline Exploration signs seven production sharing agreements in the Federal Republic of Somalia HOUSTON, February 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Coastline Exploration Limited (“Littoral“), the upstream oil and gas company focused on East Africaannounces that it has signed seven production sharing agreements (“PSAs“) covering the deepwater offshore blocks of the Federal …

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G-20 finance chiefs pledge to monitor geopolitical risks and act on inflation

Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies agreed on Friday to keep an eye on geopolitical risks amid growing concern over a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, while pledging to take the necessary steps to contain inflationary pressures as oil and food prices rise. In a …

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PiLab Technology (BIFROST) Raises $8.4M in Series A Funding Led by Korea Investment Partners and STIC Ventures

Korea’s two leading venture capital and private equity firms, Korea Investment Partners and STIC Ventures, are known for their past investments in unicorns, including South Korean internet giant Kakao Corp. and entertainment company HYBE. Tracking their seed funding cycle from $3.3 million In 2019, Korea Investment Partners continues this latest …

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Vietnamese Foreign Minister meets with Speaker of South Korean Parliament, Deputy Prime Minister

February 14, 2022 SEOUL – Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bùi Thanh Sơn met with Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Byeong-seug and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Korea Hong Nam-ki in Seoul on February 11. President Park …

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Tower Finance announces the launch of Algorithmic

SEOUL, Korea, Feb. 12 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Recently, Tower Finance proudly announced the launch of its Algorithmic Stablecoin. Algorithm-based stablecoins are new cryptocurrency variants designed to provide better price stability. In today’s market, more and more users are getting interested in it, as it can also help balance the …

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