Heejin Kim

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Tokyo-Seoul row hits economies

Business / Economy Aug 23, 2019

Tokyo-Seoul row hits economies

The escalating feud between South Korea and Japan is heightening concerns about the fallout for global supply chains, financial markets and economic growth. What started as a dispute over colonial-era grievances has snowballed over the past two months, with relations deteriorating to the lowest point ...

South Korea braces for Japan's tighter export restrictions

Business Aug 2, 2019

South Korea braces for Japan's tighter export restrictions

As Asian markets slid Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he'll impose more tariffs on China, another trade spat between Japan and South Korea is escalating. Japan confirmed Friday it will remove South Korea from a list of trusted export destinations, which would expand ...