Results for South Korea
- Young and Old Fight Over Jobs in Korea as Generation Gap Widens
With youth unemployment near a 15-year high and the government planning to raise the retirement age, intergenerational conflict over jobs is rising in South Korea, Bloomberg News reported. The jobless rate for workers aged 15 to 29 touched 11 percent ear ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 06/09/2015 - 22:33 - 0 comments
- South Korea Contract Workers At Heart Of Labour Reform Challenge
South Korea’s economy grew just 0.4 per cent in the last three months of last year from the previous ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 04/20/2015 - 22:33 - 0 comments
- South Korea In Balancing Act On Household Debt
South Korea’s government is fighting to address the dangers of the nation’s fast-rising household debt burden — even as critics accuse it of stoking the credit boom through deregulation aimed at boosting the housing market, the Financial Times report ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/26/2015 - 22:19 - 0 comments
- Daebo Files Chapter 15
South Korean bulker operator Daebo International Shipping has filed for bankruptcy protection in the Southern District of New York, TradeWinds News reported. The Chapter 15 petition follows an application to commence rehabilitation proceedings in the ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/16/2015 - 20:02 - 0 comments
- Third Dry-Bulk Shipper Files For Bankruptcy As Rates Tumble
A third dry cargo shipper has filed for bankruptcy this month following a collapse in freight rates to historic lows in what shippers call the worst market conditions since the 1980s, Commodities Now reported. South Korea's Daebo International S ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/23/2015 - 22:31 - 0 comments
- Court OKs Receivership For Dongbu's Construction Unit
A local court said Wednesday it has decided to commence a receivership program for midsize South Korean builder Dongbu Corp., which has recently been hit by financial troubles amid a slump in the construction industry, the Yonhap News Agency reported. Th ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/07/2015 - 22:42 - 0 comments
- South Korean Households Pile Up Debt
More South Korean households are piling on debt at the fastest rate in a decade as the government is using credit to stimulate sluggish consumption, the Financial Times reported. Choi Kyung-hwan, who took office as finance minister in July, has launc ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/05/2015 - 22:06 - 0 comments
- Zalman Tech Files For Bankruptcy
Zalman Tech, a legendary maker of cooling solutions and other devices, has filed for bankruptcy. The company had to file for insolvency protection in South Korea because its parent company Moneual took loans it could not eventually repay by using fabrica ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/06/2014 - 23:03 - 0 comments
- Korean Air Lines Agree to Inject Fresh Capital into CSA Czech Airlines
CSA Czech Airlines said that its key shareholder Korean Air Lines Ltd. has agreed to inject fresh capital into the country’s flagship carrier as it seeks to overcome its current financial struggles, The Wall Street Journal Emerging Europe blog report ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/23/2014 - 21:20 - 0 comments
- Korea's Leading Robot Vacuum Cleaner Maker Seeks Court Receivership
Korea's leading robot vacuum cleaner manufacturer Moneual has filed for court receivership after failing to pay bonds worth 500 billion won ($474.1 million) that matured last week, The Korea Times reported. The Suwon District Court will soon dec ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/22/2014 - 21:44 - 0 comments