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Seoul to frontload 2019 budget in bid for job creation

Seoul announced plans to frontload next year’s budget of 469 trillion won (US$416.6 billion) as Asia’s fourth-largest economy faces sluggish growth and the government faces intense pressure to create more jobs. The National Assembly approved the budget last week and the Cabinet on Tuesday endorsed a plan to frontload 281.4 trillion won, more than 70% […]