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Should there be a new tax for the rich?

With GNP proposing higher rates on big earners ... Should there be a new tax for the rich? Taxing times Calls for the imposition of a new tax for the nation’s richest have become part of the main...

Updated : 2011.12.05 20:15

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On the FTA ... There should be little debate. Free trade means economic growth, more jobs, and lower inflation. It’s a win for both businesses and consumers in both countries. Without a doubt, certa...

Updated : 2011.11.28 19:35

[VOICE] Will the Korea-U.S. FTA be good for Korea?

With the deal finally passed ... Will the Korea-U.S. FTA be good for Korea? Rocky road to ratification After years of bitter dispute, the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement passed the National Assemb...

Updated : 2011.11.28 19:35

[Readers’ VOICE] On trade unions ...

On trade unions ... Korea’s constitution in Article 7, section 1, states that workers have the right to organize, bargain collectively and collective action for their working conditions. That is, t...

Updated : 2011.11.21 20:02

[VOICE] Are Korea’s trade unions too powerful?

With the Hanjin dispute finally resolved ... Are Korea’s trade unions too powerful? The influence of organized labor By most measures, Korean trade unionism is at its lowest ebb in two decades. T...

Updated : 2011.11.21 20:01

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On overseas adoption ... As an adoptive parent and part of a larger Korean family (both adoptees and Korean-born American citizens), I agree, in part, with both of you. Mr. Morrison’s argument is pr...

Updated : 2011.11.14 20:15

Is the biz climate good for foreigners?

With the nation ranking well in a recent report on business conditions ... Is the biz climate good for foreigners? Korea’s business climate Some of the many challenges of doing business in Korea ...

Updated : 2011.11.14 20:15

On foreign players ...

On foreign players ... If I start with the conclusion, I think more foreign players should be allowed in the K-League. Competition among players would be keener, increasing their performance in the...

Updated : 2011.11.07 19:45

[VOICE] Should the K-League allow more foreign players?

With four currently allowed per team ... Should the K-League allow more foreign players? Playing at home and away With the exception of military club Sangju Sangmu, each of the K-league’s 16 team...

Updated : 2011.11.07 19:44

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On overseas adoption... Why not? If babies can’t find a home here, there are tons of families around the world who would welcome a child of their own! The flipside I guess would be a loss of Korean ...

Updated : 2011.10.31 20:26

[VOICE] Should overseas adoptions continue?

With Korea’s reputation as a ‘baby exporter’ ... Should overseas adoptions continue? Korea’s 220,000 kids overseas South Korea has the world’s oldest overseas adoption program, having sent an...

Updated : 2011.10.31 20:23

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On cultural heritage... When asked about cultural heritage, most people come up with Bulguksa, palaces and so on. But few think Hangeul is cultural heritage which is designated as a UNESCO World He...

Updated : 2011.10.24 19:46

Is Korea looking after its cultural heritage?

After decades of rapid change ... Is Korea looking after its cultural heritage? Threats to Korea’s history As has been the case in many countries, Korea’s cultural heritage has faced numerous th...

Updated : 2011.10.24 19:45

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On the Jeju base... I’m not Korean nor have I even been to Jeju, but I have seen many pictures of Jeju Island, read about it and dream to go there one day. I voted for it for the 7 Wonders of the Wo...

Updated : 2011.10.17 20:50

[VOICE] Should Jeju have a naval base?

With construction under way and opposition not letting up ... Should Jeju have a naval base? Battleground of ideas The proposed naval base at Gangjeong on Jeju Island has been a source of bitter c...

Updated : 2011.10.17 20:48