What federal institutions with the support of local branches do in the regions, it's sheer horror. It takes months to start one's business. Every public office expects a bribe - fire fighters, sanitarians, gynecologists - going to all these organizations, this is simply horrifying!
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Its population decline is a staggering half million citizens per year or more, meaning it will be not much larger than Turkey by 2025 or so — spread across a land so vast that it no longer even makes sense as a country.
City district authorities invented criminal scheme for selling municipal and privatized apartments after the death of their owners. Criminal cartel includes district police chiefs, employees of district municipalities, employees of districts ДЕЗ offices and employees of district registry ЗАГС offices. Sometimes entire houses and streets are stolen.
Korea’s productivity growth rate did decline - but only to 4.6% from 1996 to 2006. That’s still higher than anywhere else in the world [Estonia, for example, had higher productivity growth, but has a population of only 1.5 million - not to mention a correspondingly tiny economy].