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  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on April 16)

    Worst outlook since 1930 : IMF calls for fiscal expansion for stimulus The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has painted a bleak picture about the global economy which is predicted to contract 3 ... 07:21 Apr. 16
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on April 16)

    COVID-driven job crisis : Government must try to revive companies, reduce rigidity in labor market Recent data on the labor market for March raises concerns about massive job losses driven by the ... 07:21 Apr. 16
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Joongang Daily on April 15)

    Decision day Today is election day. The ruling Democratic Party (DP) and opposition parties have been engaged in a heated campaign to win a majority in the 300-member National Assembly. Due to the... 10:22 Apr. 15
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on April 15)

    Looming job crisis Dole payments hit record high in March A major unemployment crisis is looming in South Korea like other countries amid fears of a worldwide recession caused by the coronavirus p... 10:22 Apr. 15
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on April 15)

    Election day Voters to cast ballots to select lawmakers as virus engulfs policy issues Voters will go to 14,330 polling booths across the nation Wednesday to elect 300 lawmakers who will serve a f... 10:22 Apr. 15
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on April 14)

    Prop up large companies Emergency steps focus on SMEs; quick support needed to protect key industries Economic shocks from the coronavirus pandemic are deepening. Bank of Korea Gov. Lee Ju-yeol... 07:16 Apr. 14
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on April 14)

    Economic warning signs Dark clouds are hanging over Korea Inc. amid the coronavirus outbreak. Following dwindling consumption and investment, exports have declined by a whopping 18.6 percent so fa... 06:59 Apr. 14
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on April 14)

    Deal-breaking Trump Defense cost-sharing talks face prolonged deadlock The already-tense defense cost-sharing talks between Seoul and Washington are expected to face a prolonged deadlock after U.S... 06:59 Apr. 14
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on April 13)

    Prolonged stalemate Trump rejects proposed deal, pressing Seoul to shoulder heavier burden for defense Late last month, some local media outlets reported that Seoul and Washington had reached a te... 08:03 Apr. 13
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Joongang Daily on April 13)

    Not the time to loosen up On Friday, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said it will consider lifting some restrictions on people's public activities as early as this weekend. The announcement is ... 07:09 Apr. 13
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on April 13)

    Developing vaccines Korea can take lead in finding COVID-19 cures South Korea has joined the global race to develop medicine and vaccines for the new coronavirus. President Moon Jae-in, while meet... 07:08 Apr. 13
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Joongang Daily on April 10)

    Failing grades It was hard not to see this coming. On Thursday — the first day of online schooling for some middle and high school students after the coronavirus outbreak — complaints erupted over... 07:10 Apr. 10
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on April 10)

    Halting visa-free entry Restrictive measure is based on reciprocity The government has decided to temporarily suspend visa-free entry and visa waiver programs with 90 countries imposing entry bans... 07:10 Apr. 10
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on April 10)

    Populist competition Reckless spending pledges by rival parties come amid mounting national debt Rival political parties have competitively proposed to provide more people with more money in emerg... 07:09 Apr. 10
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on April 8)

    Slap on the wrist? The government is mulling the idea of strapping electronic wristbands on people under self-quarantine orders because they have been exposed to the coronavirus and may infect oth... 06:49 Apr. 08
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on April 8)

    Populism mars election Rival parties hit for 'more relief money' pledges Both the ruling and opposition parties are inviting criticism for going too far in floating the idea of granting more "emer... 06:49 Apr. 08
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    (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on April 6)

    Silver lining in pandemic :Korea can help other countries fight coronavirus South Korea is still struggling to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Confirmed cases totaled 10,237 Sunda... 07:04 Apr. 06
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