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South Korea’s Realignment to Consumer-Led Growth

South Korea’s Realignment to Consumer-Led Growth

By 06/01/2014 09:19

After the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis, South Korean leaders realized the country’s heavy dependence on exports made it vulnerable to international shocks. To spur domestic spending, the government granted tax breaks to credit-card users.

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Stick With South Korea in 2014

Stick With South Korea in 2014

By 06/01/2014 09:15

Consider what would happen if the totalitarian regime in North Korea collapsed and that vastly underdeveloped country of 25 million was absorbed by South Korea, with its 50 million highly motivated and industrious citizens.

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France’s obligation to Africa

France’s obligation to Africa

By Niño Jose Heredia 06/01/2014 09:09

For food, fashion and fast trains, few labels are more sought after, and rightly so, than “Made in France.” But when it comes to the making and unmaking of empires, not so much. Take the case of the Central African Republic.

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Snowstorm threatens northeastern US

Snowstorm threatens northeastern US

By Daryl Cagle 06/01/2014 08:44

A fast-moving storm expected to drop a foot of snow or more in the Northeast over the weekend moved into the region Saturday as road crews went on high alert and airlines began canceling flights.

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Russia can safely host Olympic Winter Games

Russia can safely host Olympic Winter Games

By Chris Britt 05/01/2014 07:55

The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed confidence that Russia can safely host the Sochi Olympic Winter Games in 2014 after deadly bomb explosions hit a southern Russian city.

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