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

Japan and South Kore.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 20th, 2017

ETFs in Focus as South Korea Raises Rates

South Korea raises interest rates for first time in six years. South Korea’s central bank raised interest rates for the first time in more than six years. Economic.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytDec 1st, 2017

Asia shares at 10-yr high on strong economy, oil gains

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.6%, led by 1.1% gains in South Korea.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2017

There could be a high cost for talking up the North Korean threat

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Constant threat inflation and fear-mongering take their toll on public opinion: A majority of Americans support military action against North Korea if economic and diplomatic ef.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2017

"India can learn from economic progress made by Japan, South Korea, Taiwan"

Prasenjit Kumar Basu in his book Asia Reborn writes about agrarian reform.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 1st, 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

Swedish think tank: South Korea"s arms sales record high

A Swedish think tank says South Korea's arms sales hit record levels last year, pushed by the continuous military threat from North Korea, complicated relations with China and a government decision to increase domestic arms production......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 11th, 2017

Russian general warns the US and South Korea over provoking North Korea with military drills

Thomson Reuters Russia's military chief warned that exercises by Japan, the US, and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2017

US, South Korea, Japan start missile-tracking drills

The US, South Korea and Japan started joint exercises today to track missiles from North Korea, Seoul’s military said, following the nuclear-armed Pyongyang’s longest-range test launch to date. The........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 11th, 2017

Amid crisis, Japan, US, South Korea to hold missile tracking drill

The United States and South Korea conducted large-scale military drills last week, which the North said made the outbreak of war 'an established fact'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 10th, 2017

A South Korean "decapitation unit" aimed at taking out Kim Jong Un will be armed with drones and grenade machines guns

South Korean Marine Corps/Yonhap via REUTERS South Korea will arm its new 'decapitation unit' with suicide drones and other weapons to assassinate Kim Jong Un.  The unit w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 8th, 2017

North Korea Says U.S. Declared War and Is Trying to Invade With Help From South and Japan

North Korea cited international agreements that define aggression, arguing U.S. attempts to institute a naval blockade were illegal......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 8th, 2017

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

LONDON (Reuters) - A breakthrough in Brexit negotiations pushed sterling to a six-month high against the euro on Friday and added momentum to an upswing in world stocks underpinned by strong economic news from China and Japan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 8th, 2017

South Korea"s "Decapitation Unit" Will Use Suicide Drones and Grenade Machine Guns to Eliminate Kim Jong Un

The long-anticipated unit was officially formed on December 1 and includes 1,000 soldiers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 7th, 2017

Sharp to seek all-Japan OLED alliance to counter South Korea"s Samsung, LG

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sharp Corp will ask the government to help it form an alliance with rival Japan Display Inc in OLED technology to better compete with South Korean makers, its chief executive said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2017