Investors take fright when leading industrialists go to prison. But the Korean government is populist, not selfdestructive. In any case, it is likely to be kicked out in the December election. Meanwhile, the economy has good prospects and stock market is cheap.
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In his acceptance speech as the ruling party's next French presidential candidate, Sarkozy shies away from controversial reforms. This could backfire. With no true conservative platform, disappointed voters might prefer other candidates from the right or centre. The French ruling party's newlyinstalled presidential candidate shied away from controversial reforms in his acceptance speech. This could be bad news for France. With no true conservative platform, the country may be denied the debate it needs on its future.
The leading party in Congress has vowed to oppose free trade agreements with inadequate labour protections. Columbia s their first target. The South American country has a highly competitive economy but it s a dangerous place for labour rights advocates. The leading party in Congress has vowed to oppose free trade agreements with inadequate labour protections. Colombia s their first target.