A make-up artist and a model give a demonstration at a cosmetic expo in Goyang, north of Seoul, in September 2013. South Korea has become a global leader in the telecommunications and cosmetics industries. Photo: AFP

South Korea, rather than Singapore, is the better role model for Hong Kong’s flagging economy

  • The Korean government’s R&D investments to boost innovation and the soft-power influence of Korean pop culture have led to enviable economic success
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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A make-up artist and a model give a demonstration at a cosmetic expo in Goyang, north of Seoul, in September 2013. South Korea has become a global leader in the telecommunications and cosmetics industries. Photo: AFP
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