[Editorial] An overhaul will do

One of the decisions President Park Geun-hye made after the Sewol ferry disaster in April was to disband the Korea Coast Guard. When a resolute Park solemnly made the announcement on May 19, about one month after the calamity that...

[Editorial] Averting crisis

The harsher-than-expected downsizing of executive posts at Hyundai Heavy Industries Group reflects the sense of crisis building up in Korea’s manufacturing industry.Hyundai Heavy, which forms the world’s largest shipbuilding gro...

[Mohamed A. El-Erian] The inequality trifecta

There were quite a few disconnects at the recently concluded annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Among the most striking was the disparity between participants’ interest in discussions of inequality...

No workable nuclear compromise? No deal

The latest round of negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program took place last week, pitting the United States and its European partners against the Iranian regime’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. But only five weeks befor...