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·       Moon urges ‘aggressive’ handling of global supply chain crisis (Yonhap News, 29 June 2020) 

·       Coronavirus to cause permanent changes in economy, business environment (Yonhap News, 29 June 2020) 

·       Passage of 3rd extra budget unlikely this month (Korea Times, 25 June 2020) 

·       IMF lowers S. Korea’s economic growth forecast (KBS News, 25 June 2020) 

·       S. Korea to impose new tax on gains from all financial investment from 2022 (Yonhap News, 25 June 2020) 

·       Moon urges parliament to handle extra budget bill to battle pandemic (Yonhap News, 23 June 2020) 

·       Measures to safeguard strained health system urgent: officials (The Korea Herald, 22 June 2020) 

·     Firms’ debt dependency surges in Q1 amid coronavirus-triggered slump (Yonhap News, 22 June 2020) 

·     Korea’s exports dip 7.5 pct in first 20 days of June (Yonhap News, 22 June 2020) 

·     S. Korea’s household debt grew at alarming clip last year: BIS data (Yonhap News, 22 June 2020) 

·     ‘Seoul hospitals on brink of being overwhelmed’ (The Korea Herald, 21 June 2020) 

·     NHIS plays crucial role in battling COVID-19 (Korea Times, 21 June 2020) 

·     Finance minister renews calls for parliamentary approval of 3rd extra budget (Yonhap News, 19 June 2020) 

·     S. Korea’s overseas direct investment drops in Q1 over pandemic (Yonhap News, 19 June 2020) 

·     Three safety workers at Seoul subway station test positive (Yonhap News, 17 June 2020) 

·     Seoul’s Paid Sick Leave to Support Outpatient Treatments (KHAN, 17 June 2020) 

·     S. Korean companies’ sales, profitability narrow in Q1 amid pandemic (Yonhap News, 16 June 2020) 

·     Korean economy tipped to shrink 04 pct in 2020 on virus: IBs (Yonhap News, 16 June 2020)

·     Relief payout donation hits 28 bln won in 1 month (Yonhap News, 15 June 2020) 

·     S. Korea to set up 200 bln-won fund for auto subcontractors (Yonhap News, 15 June 2020) 

·     S. Korea’s jobless rate hits 10-year high amid pandemic (Korea Times, 10 June 2020) 

·     Dispute over relief funds for foreigners (KSB News, 12 June 2020) 

·     S. Korea’s June 1-10 exports jump 20 pct on more working days (Yonhap News, 11 June 2020) 

·     Job market struggles amid pandemic (KBS News, 11 June 2020) 

·     Weather becomes risk factor to health workers (KBS News, 10 June 2020) 

·     S. Korea suffers largest current account deficit in nearly decade in April (Yonhap News, 4 June 2020) 

·     Govt announces details of “Green New Deal” (KBS News, 4 June 2020) 

·     S. Korea proposes largest-ever extra budget to battle pandemic (Yonhap News, 3 June 2020) 

·     S. Korea’s Q1 growth revised up but still lowest in over decade (Yonhap News, 2 June 2020) 

·     President Moon discusses third budget plan (KBS News, 2 June 2020) 

·     Plastic consumption increases over virus (KBS News, 2 June 2020) 

·     S. Korea’s May exports dip 24 pct amid pandemic, trade balance turns to black (Yonhap News, 1 June 2020) 

·     Bank of Korea slashes policy rate (KBS News, 29 May 2020) 

·     President Moon claims that the effects of the disaster relief fund in stimulating consumption have been confirmed (KHAN, 27 May 2020) 

·     Aviation Industry suffers amid COVID-19 (KBS News, 26 May 2020) 

·     Statistics on household spending amid virus (KBS News, 22 May 2020) 

·     President Moon on ways to revive economy (KBS News, 22 May 2020) 

·     Govt subsidy guidelines for certain sectors (KBS News, 21 May 2020) 

·     Seoul Human Rights Committee raises an issue on the exclusion of foreigners from the Disaster Relief Fund (KHAN, 21 May 2020) 

·     S. Korea to map out universal employment insurance plan by year-end: labor minister (Yonhap News, 21 May 2020) 

·     Household income grows, but wealth gap widens in Q1 (Yonhap News, 21 May 2020)

·     Korea’s exports sink 20 per in first 20 days of May over pandemic (Yonhap News, 21 May 2020)

·     S. Korea to step up efforts for post-pandemic economic recovery (Yonhap News, 20 May 2020) 

·     Labor, management, gov’t launch joint economic dialogue to address pandemic (Yonhap News, 20 May 2020) 

·     Eight in 10 households receive emergency relief funds (Yonhap News, 20 May 2020) 

·     S. Korea to include green projects in ‘New Deal’ plan (Korea Herald, 20 May 2020) 

 

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