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Seoul bids for Hong Kong’s crown as Asia’s financial hub

Al Jazeera 26 Nov 2021
“It meant the two employees based in Seoul had a place to work in ... Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon has pledged to transform the city into one of the world’s top five financial hubs by 2030, aiming to triple foreign direct investment to $30bn and lure at least 100 foreign financial institutions.
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Eugene Investment opens up 'metaverse' branch

Korea Times 26 Nov 2021
Eugene Investment's metaverse branch image, left, looks exactly like Champions Lounge, the brokerage's flagship wealth management center located in Nonhyeon-dong in southern Seoul ... In a move to strengthen communications with the so-called MZ generation, Eugene Investment & ...
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Korea, Uzbekistan vow to speed up negotiations for trade deal

Korea Times 26 Nov 2021
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance Hong Nam-ki, left, shakes hands with Sardor Umurzakov, Uzbekistan's deputy prime minister for investment and foreign economic relations, after their meeting in Seoul, Nov ... The agreement was made during a meeting in Seoul ...
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Samsung plans $23b Texas chip plant, creating 2,000 jobs

Straits Times 24 Nov 2021
SEOUL • Samsung Electronics has unveiled plans to invest US$17 billion (S$23 billion) in a new advanced chip plant in Texas, a marquee project that will fortify the US semiconductor industry ... Samsung joins Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in investing heavily in the United States.
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S.Korea, Costa Rica vow to boost trade, investment

Suryaa 24 Nov 2021
Seoul, Nov 24 (IANS) The top trade officials of South Korea and Costa Rica met in Seoul on Wednesday and discussed ways to further boost bilateral trade and investment, Seoul's industry ministry said. During the meeting, Seoul's Trade Minister Yeo Han-koo and Costa Rica's foreign ...
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More Chips Will Be Made in America Amid a Global Spending Surge

Wall Street Journal 24 Nov 2021
SEOUL—Investment in U.S. chip production is on the rise ... Samsung Electronics Co ... .
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Samsung plans $23 billion Texas chip plant, creating 2,000 jobs

Straits Times 24 Nov 2021
SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - Samsung Electronics has unveiled plans to invest US$17 billion(S$23 billion) in a new advanced chip plant in Texas, a marquee project that will fortify the US semiconductor industry ... Samsung joins Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co in making substantial investments in the US.
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Move to hinterland triggers brain drain at Korea's mega pension fund

Korea Times 22 Nov 2021
NPS Investment Management in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province / Korea Times file. Earlier this year, Lee left her fund management job at South Korea's national pension fund, the world's third-largest, fed up with long commutes between her home in Seoul and her office in Jeonju, 200 kilometers away.
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Move to hinterland triggers brain drain at Korea’s mega pension fund

Metro USA 21 Nov 2021
SEOUL (Reuters) – Earlier this year, Lee left her fund management job at South Korea’s national pension fund, the world’s third-largest, fed up with long commutes between her home in Seoul and her office in Jeonju, 200 kilometers away ... to Seoul for the weekend.
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Ruling party candidate challenges Constitution with idea on unification

Korea Times 21 Nov 2021
"When inter-Korean relations deteriorate and military provocations take place, foreign investment (into South Korea) plummets and foreign exchange rates go up," he said ... He also said Seoul's investment in Pyongyang will open an economic opportunity for South Korea to use North Korea's workforce the wages of which are one of the world's lowest. .
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Asia's quiet militarization threatens to turn the region into a powder keg

CNN 19 Nov 2021
Last month, after South Korea tested a new missile, Pyongyang admonished Seoul for its "reckless ambition.". Meanwhile, India's increased military investment after clashes with China on their disputed Himalayan border risks inflaming tensions with its longtime rival, Pakistan.
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Moon calls for progress on East Asia railway bloc

Korea Times 18 Nov 2021
He pledged to contribute to growing the countries' future growth engines by investing in them and strengthening cooperation in health, digital technologies and the environment. Moon also said Seoul will more than double its health-related official development assistance for the ...
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SK Inc. Enters into Exclusive Financing Deal with the Center for Breakthrough Medicines

The Bradford Era 16 Nov 2021
034730) holding company based in Seoul, South Korea and primarily invests in energy, chemicals, semiconductors, logistics, services and biopharma sectors, with significant investments in cell and gene therapy ... is an investment holding company for SK group, a leading conglomerate ...
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Property prices sizzling in vibey Miami

Independent online (SA) 16 Nov 2021
If you are looking to invest in a prime property overseas, you may want to consider Miami in North America or Seoul in Asia ... It is followed by the Asian cities of Seoul (22.6%) and Shanghai (20.5%), and North America’s Toronto (20.4%) and San Francisco (20.2%) ... Read the latest Property360 digital magazine below ... Other key findings include. ... .
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