On September 18, 2018, the Reconnecting Asia Project and the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) hosted “Looking North: Korea in a Reconnecting Asia,” a half-day conference that explored Korea’s ambitious plans for connectivity.
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Due to highly anticipated infrastructure development and manufacturing potential in North Korea, South Korean banks are rushing to hire experts on North Korea.
North and South Korea have agreed to improve two roads in the North, the Route Donghae on the east coast and the Route Gyeongeui in the western interior, paving the way to deepen economic cooperation between the two countries.
Warming ties between North and South Korea have raised hopes for investment in North Korean and inter-Korean railways. South Korea has begun tentative preparations for the construction and modernization of railway connections along the North Korean Coast, paving the way for future economic cooperation between the two Koreas.
In the face of uncertainty about how the U.S. and China will respond to regional challenges, South Korea will likely continue to opt for flexible partnerships, such as with Russia, where specific interests overlap or converge.
During his recent trip to Beijing, South Korean president Moon Jae-in sought to advance his “New Northern Policy." As Moon's regional vision comes into focus, its most profound implications could be long term.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is to start a four-day state visit to China starting today.
At a recent meeting, the foreign ministers of the ASEAN countries along with Japan, China, and South Korea held discussions on the region's infrastructure and maritime order.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is preparing to hold its second annual meeting on June 16 - 18 in Jeju South Korea.
Quotes and Quotas is a weekly digest of phrases and facts that help explain Asia’s infrastructure push.
South Korean companies are investing heavily in Turkey, including a number of large-scale Infrastructure projects, taking advantage of a free trade agreement that took effect in 2013.
Autonomous vehicles have the potential to re-shape the continent of Asia’s economic geography, but they face infrastructure challenges unique to the region.
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