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  1. Business - China Business - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Huawei's 4G project in South Korea to push forward, despite US concerns

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... relations committees- have raised concerns that Huawei's participation in the project could threaten longstanding defence ties between the US and South Korea. Their warnings echo a US ... plans to intervene. For Huawei, the confidence showed by its partner in South Korea could well represent an important breakthrough in fighting aspersions on its reputation, which have seen ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Ethnic Koreans in China swap burdensome North for profitable South

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 03:13pm by Reuters

    ...’s statistics office. They are employed as babysitters, cooks and construction workers and account for nearly half the entire foreign workforce in South Korea. Despite the collapse of economic ... country, Jin Rong-guo turned them away. The 200-strong ethnic Korean business group has its eyes on a more inviting prize- South Korea. “North Korea has lost credibility for investment. Korean ...

  3. Business - Economy - INVESTMENT

    Capital returns to Vietnam after anti-China riots

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Ralph Jennings

    ... about 17 per cent of the country's US$155 billion gross domestic product, led by Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Foreign investment makes up 66 per cent of manufactured exports ... Ralph Jennings ralph.jennings@scmp.com Foreign firms resume operations in Vietnam just months after riots, with domestic economy looking to be on an upswing Capital returns to Vietnam ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance

    Citi heats up China credit cards

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 10:14am by Doug Young

    ... banking giant Citibank (NYSE: C). Foreign media have given relatively little coverage to this event, but in my view the development is quite significant for reasons that I'll explain shortly that could ultimately lead to the kind of consumer credit bust that previously wreaked havoc on the banking sectors in Taiwan and South Korea. But let's backtrack for a moment and look ...

  5. Business - Companies

    GM plans gradual pullout of South Korea as labour costs surge

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 02:39pm by Reuters

    ... production of newer models away from South Korea, highlights complaints from both local and foreign carmakers about rapidly rising wage costs in the world’s seventh-largest exporting nation. “We need ... risen sharply over the past decade, turning the country into a high-cost base-- a problem exacerbated by the South Korean currency’s relative strength over the past year. GM Korea’s labour union ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    China's yuan outs yen as Asia's currency of choice

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... diminishes concern that stronger exchange rates may dampen their export advantages. South Korea's won has climbed a record 20 per cent against the yen this year while Taiwan's dollar rose ... to the yen signals China's dominance in shaping the region's economy as Japan's influence wanes. China, the largest trading partner of South Korea and Taiwan, is rebounding from ...

  7. Business - Economy - INVESTMENT

    Direct investment down 17pc as China's factories lose allure

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 12:01pm by JEANNY YU AND DON WEINLAND

    ... month were, in order, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, the United States, Germany, Britain, France and the Netherlands. A total of 2,276 foreign-invested companies were set up ... to see some fluctuation of FDI volume." He denied that the sharp decline was related to a market-manipulation crackdown that has targeted foreign companies including software giant Microsoft ...

  8. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Finding a new formula for S Korea to grow and prosper

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... William Pesek The country can no longer rely on the chaebol model that made it an economic success Finding a new formula for S Korea to grow and prosper The life of Park Geun-hye, South ... in the 20s, an economy burdened by record household debt, a widening income gap, a strong currency that is hurting export competitiveness, frayed relations with Japan and North Korea raising hell ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance

    StanChart forecast earnings fall stuns market

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:04am by DON WEINLAND

    ... changes, combined with cyclical factors, have dampened volatility, put pressure on spreads and led to softer volumes, particularly impacting rates and foreign exchange,” the bank said. It said underperformance in markets such as India, South Korea and Singapore had contributed to the decline, while business in China and Africa continued to fare better. We have not seen such a decline in a long ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Hyundai’s South Korea labour woes strike again

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 10:29am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Hyundai Motor’s 45,000 union workers in South Korea may go on strike as early as next week over unmet demands including a one-off payment of US$2.45 billion from ... it was created in 1987, making South Korea’s auto industry far more prone to industrial action than its big global rivals, the United States, Japan and Germany. While the US “Motor City” of Detroit ...




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