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Bank of Korea: 2012 corporate profitability down

SEOUL, April 18 (UPI) -- South Korean companies' profitability dropped to 4.8 percent last year, a 9-year low blamed on the global economic slowdown, the Bank of Korea said Thursday.
Westwood repeats at Nebank Golf Challenge

Westwood repeats at Nebank Golf Challenge

SUN CITY, South Africa, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Lee Westwood successfully defended his 2010 tournament title, with a three-stroke victory Sunday at the European Tour's Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.
McDowell in lead at Nedbank Golf Challenge

McDowell in lead at Nedbank Golf Challenge

SUN CITY, South Africa, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Graeme McDowell posted a second-round 5-under-par 67 Friday in taking a one-shot lead at the European Tour's Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.

Americans lead Presidents Cup by 4 points

MELBOURNE, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Jim Furyk and Hunter Mahan each won two points Saturday in helping the United States take a four-point lead going into the final day of the Presidents Cup.
Joint U.S.-South Korea military drills end

Joint U.S.-South Korea military drills end

SEOUL, July 28 (UPI) -- The joint U.S.-South Korea military drills ended Wednesday with South Korean officials saying the exercise sent a message of deterrence to North Korea.

Roh's death ends bribery investigation

SEOUL, May 23 (UPI) -- Hours after former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun ended his life, the Justice Ministry announced the investigation into his alleged bribery is over.

'Minerva' allegedly cost South Korea $2B

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- An online blogger identified only as "Minerva" disturbed currency values in South Korea to a point that a $2 billion stimulus was needed, prosecutors allege.

Deep-cover North Korean spies in Seoul

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The arrest in South Korea of a North Korean spy disguised as a refugee highlights Pyongyang's never-ending espionage activities, despite Seoul's decade-long reconciliation efforts, Seoul officials said Thursday.
LEE JONG-HEON, UPI Correspondent

Taliban free two S. Korean hostages

GHAZNI, Afghanistan, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Afghani officials confirmed the release Monday of two of 21 South Koreans kidnapped by Taliban militants last month.

S. Korea considering housing price caps

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The South Korean government is considering measures to cool down the nation's hot housing market.

Chinese continue table tennis domination

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Chinese pair of Wang Nan and Zhang Yining produced a four-set sweep Friday to win the Olympic table tennis doubles title.

Analysis: Viability of Kosdaq questionable

SEOUL, July 30 (UPI) -- Is there no way out for the technology-packed Kosdaq? The South Korean equivalent of the Nasdaq has been rapidly losing steam, with its index sinking to an all-
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent

Koreans support Roh's economic reform

SEOUL, April 16 (UPI) -- The victory of the pro-government party in South Korea's parliamentary election will pave the way for President Roh Moo-hyun to speed up his long-touted economi
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent

S.Korea hit by raw material shortage

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- High prices of crude oil and raw materials are posing a serious threat to the resources-deficient South Korean economy, with growing concerns that surging impor
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent

Analysis: More S.Korea chaebol harassment

SEOUL, March 4 (UPI) -- Executives of South Korea's biggest conglomerates were rattled on Tuesday when the country's newly inaugurated government announced a plan to launch an intensive probe into their alleged unfair business practices.
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent
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Kim Chin Kyung (also spelled Kim Jin Kyong, and with yet other transliterations from the Korean; born 1935 in Seoul, Korea) is a professor of economics and a builder of international institutes of higher learning. He holds a United States passport, but also an honorary permanent Chinese citizenship.

Kim wanted to join the South Korean army when the Korean war broke out in 1950, but was initially rejected since he was too young. After having signed a petition with his own blood he was allowed to join a student battalion, however, where he was one of only 17 survivors out of 800 fighters. This caused him to vow spending his life's forces to work for the best of people's lives among his then enemies, the Chinese and the North Koreans. He went to Seoul for schooling and education, and then studied in Bristol, England, before moving onwards to Florida, working in business while also pursuing an academic degree in economics.

In 1992, Kim founded the Yanbian University of Science and Technology (YUST) in the North-Eastern part of China, inside the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, and served as its first president. It has around 2000 students and is counted among the top hundred universities of China. The PUST is a high-profile and ambitious venture in the spirit of Korean unification. Kim has also been an economic advisor to the government of China's Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture since 1989.

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