Moon Ihlwan


Moon Ihlwan is Seoul bureau chief at BusinessWeek, a position he assumed in February, 2000. Prior to his appointment, Ihlwan was senior correspondent in BusinessWeek's Seoul bureau, a position held since November, 1999. Ihlwan joined BusinessWeek in 1997. Prior to that, he worked for Reuters, where he began his career in 1980. He served as Reuters' deputy bureau chief in Singapore and Seoul. Ihlwan also helped run Bloomberg's Seoul bureau. He is a graduate of Sogang University.

Moon Ihlwan

Articles by Moon Ihlwan


  • LED-Lit TVs Help Samsung Earnings Soar
    The Korean electronics maker expects second-quarter profits to soar fivefold thanks largely to its aggressively marketed high-end LCD TVs
  • Samsung Smartphones Take On iPhones, BlackBerrys
    With more than 20 new models due this year, South Korea's Samsung Electronics rushes to catch up in the fast-growing smartphone market
  • GM's Korea Problem
    The automaker's Korean subsidiary, GM Daewoo, is losing money and facing a liquidity crisis. But it's too important to GM's future to jettison
  • North Korea's Kaesong Clamor
    Demands for higher pay and recent border actions at the joint industrial park concern South Korean businessmen more than the regime's nuclear tests
  • Sony and Samsung's Larger LCD Ambitions
    The LCD TV giants, through their joint venture, hope to stay ahead of rivals by moving faster to bigger TV segments, where profits are fatter




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