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Why only the well connected thrive

By Anna Fifield http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8b04772c-b4bd-11db-b707-0000779e2340.html Published: February 5 2007 02:00 | Last updated: February 5 2007 02:00 While South Korea has many large business groups, only a few have succeeded in becoming competitive in overseas markets, says Kwon Oh-seung, the head … Continue reading

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S Korea watchdog tries to rein in cartels

By Anna Fifield in Seoul http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/00d89e1e-b479-11db-b707-0000779e2340.html Published: February 4 2007 23:25 | Last updated: February 4 2007 23:25 South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission has pledged to this year take an even tougher line against companies that allegedly abuse their market … Continue reading

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S Korea tries to clip wings of the chaebol

By Anna Fifield in Seoul http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/708700b0-b4a7-11db-b707-0000779e2340.html Published: February 4 2007 23:43 | Last updated: February 4 2007 23:43 In the 1960s and 1970s, South Korea’s chaebol propelled the country’s explosive growth, helping to transform it from one of the world’s … Continue reading

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Flaws in Korea in spite of a cutting edge

By Anna Fifield http://www.ft.com/cms/s/1/4e7b6354-b073-11db-8a62-0000779e2340.html Published: January 30 2007 18:24 | Last updated: January 30 2007 18:24 Diamond Dilemma Shaping Korea for the 21st Century By Tariq Hussain Published in Korean by JoongAng Random House; available in English from www.lulu.com/diamonddilemma, $18.95 … Continue reading

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