The Economic Toll Of High Suicide Rates In Japan And South Korea

Japan and South Kore.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 20th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asia stocks higher; South Korea shares soar as interest rates hold steady

South Korea’s stock market has been on a roll, hitting record highs as strong local corporate results and economic optimism propelled gains......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2017

How Moon Jae-in Aims to Kick-Start South Korea"s Economy

The new South Korean president’s economic policies place a greater emphasis on the role of the government in boosting soft domestic demand and reversing high youth unemployment......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMay 11th, 2017

Bird-Flu Outbreak Brings Pain for Poultry Producers in Asia

Avian influenza is spreading across Asia in what may be the worst outbreak in seven years, as the human death toll rises and chickens are culled in Japan, South Korea and China in an effort to contain the disease......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 22nd, 2017

Asian stocks mixed on upbeat US data, rate hike expectations

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Thursday as investors took profit amid expectations that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates more aggressively than expected following upbeat U.S. economic data......»»

Category: topSource: yahooFeb 16th, 2017

Asian markets mostly gain in quiet trading during US holiday

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday in subdued trading after U.S. markets were closed on the Thanksgiving holiday. Japan's benchmark rose as the dollar remained at an eight-month high against the yen......»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 24th, 2016

Get Ready For South Korea Quantitative Easing in 2017

South Korea Quantitative Easing coming? As Japan wrestles with negative interest rates and government debt at astronomical levels – nearly 229.30% debt to GDP — South Korea looks at its trading partner and eyes quantitative easing in loving fashio.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 27th, 2016

Asian stocks mixed after economic data

Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday as upbeat reports on manufacturing in the U.S. and Europe were followed by weak growth data from South Korea, Asia's fourth-largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei ........»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 25th, 2016

These photos of the border between North and South Korea show just how disastrous a nuclear strike could be

Lee Jin-Man (Associated Press)Kim Jong-Un, North Korea's ruler, responded to Trump's threats of "fire and fury" by threatening to strike at US military bases in Guam, and tensions are running high between the two nuclear powers. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 17th, 2017

South Korea and Japan Warn North Korea Against Missile Launch

South Korea and Japan warned North Korea that it would face a stro.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseAug 10th, 2017

Capitol Report: How Trump’s wallet could be hit by war with North Korea

Donald Trump licenses his name to three buildings in South Korea, one in Seoul and two on the coast of the Sea of Japan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 9th, 2017

Asian markets wobble after Trump warns North Korea

Stocks in South Korea and Japan dropped Wednesday after Trump ratcheted up the war of words with Kim Jong Un's regime......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnAug 9th, 2017

Risk Wobbles in Asia

President Trump’s fiery warning to North Korea has unsettled Asian markets. Stocks in South Korea and Japan dropped Wednesday after Tru.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseAug 9th, 2017

Teen suicides now outnumber homicides — and there"s a terrifying reason why

Teen suicide is at a two-decade high, even surpassing rates of homicide. Smartphones and socia.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2017

Japan says a security summit in Manila got "heated" over North Korea, South China Sea

REUTERS/Issei KatoMANILA (Reuters) - Japan's foreign minister said "heated discussions" took place about North Korea's missile tests and South.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2017

Oregon receives high marks on 2017 Economic Recovery Scorecard

Oregon’s unemployment rate is back to pre-Great Recession peak rates, but many 18 to 34 year-olds still live at home. So says Oregon state economist Josh Lehner in his 2017 Economic Recovery Scorecard, which calculates improvement since 2007 acr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2017

HPCL aims to buy US oil in next few months

India is the latest Asian country to buy US crude, following South Korea, Japan, China.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 4th, 2017

Walker to lead trade mission with WEDC, business leaders to Japan and South Korea

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will lead a trade mission to South Korea and Japan this September, his office said. Walker said he is looking to “build upon the momentum” created by the recent announcement that Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2017

North Korea Fires Missile Near Japan; Tokyo, Seoul Officials Hold Emergency Meetings

A North Korean missile has reportedly landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone in the Sea of Japan......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 28th, 2017

Japan aims to slash suicide rates as situation becomes "critical"

© AFP/File TOSHIFUMI KITAMURATokyo (AFP) - Japan aims to cut suicides by 30 percent over 10 years, with the government Tuesday approving a plan which seeks to curb extreme w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 25th, 2017

OAS chief says he backs targeted sanctions against Venezuela

The leader of the Western Hemisphere's largest diplomatic body said Wednesday he backs targeted sanctions against high-ranking Venezuelan officials responsible for the political and economic turmoil gripping the South American nation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 19th, 2017