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Tae-Jun Kang

Tae-jun is a Hong Kong-based container shipping reporter for Lloyd’s List, focusing on South Korea and Japan. Prior to joining Lloyd’s Lists worked at the Financial Times and its specialist publication in Hong Kong and Seoul, where he covered the banking and fund management industries in the Asia-Pacific. In the process of his coverage of institutional investors, pension funds, asset management companies and financial regulators, Tae-jun clinched the “Highly Commended Best New Comer” award in the 2015 State Street Institutional Press Awards Asia Pacific.

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Korea's Heung-A and Sinokor to consolidate container shipping businesses

Two companies expect to complete the consolidation by the end of next year

Asia Pacific South Korea

STX O&S employees to launch strike action tomorrow over fresh job cuts

South Korean shipbuilder expects up to 500 production employees to resign voluntarily

Asia Pacific South Korea

SM Line and Cosco agree to expand partnership

Both shipping lines plan to launch new services not only in Asia but also in North America

Asia Pacific South Korea

HHI likely to see operating loss in the first quarter, say analysts

South Korean shipbuilder’s situation is expected to improve as orders and newbuilding prices pick up

Asia Pacific South Korea

SM Group chairman dismisses rumours of SM Line sale

Current losses incurred by the shipping line are within the expected range, say local media reports

Asia Pacific South Korea

Korea's financial watchdog to tighten inspection of shipping industry

As part of tightening oversight in the aftermath of irregularities at DSME, the government body will also introduce a harsher penalties on the firms that engage in illegal accounting practices

Asia Pacific South Korea
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