All posts tagged "WEF"

  • (Yonhap)
    S. Korea’s global competitiveness ranking stays pat at 26th in 2015: WEF report

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea’s global competitiveness ranking stayed unchanged this year as the country won points for its macroeconomic environment while surrendering ground in the financial sectors, a report showed Wednesday. According to the report by...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Gender inequality in Korea is similar to that suffered by women in Middle Eastern countries such as the United Arab Emirates (109th), Bahrain (112th), and Qatar (115th).
    South Korea ranks 117 out of 142 countries in gender equality

    First overall is Iceland, followed by Finland, Norway, and Sweden. The US ranks 20th in the report, with an especially high ranking in economic participation and opportunity at fourth in the world. South Korea ranks 117 out...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • President Park Geun-hye was one of the 20 million victims of identity theft in South Korea. (Courtesy of Cheong Wa Dae)
    Park: “no handshake with Abe”

    President calls Japan prime minister ‘hypocrite’ ahead of Davos By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye has pulled no punches against Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, pressing him to stop being a hypocrite. It may not look out...

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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