May 30, 2024
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South Korea’s eldercare crisis leaves families buckling under caregiving weight
Analysis

South Korea’s eldercare crisis leaves families buckling under caregiving weight

High costs and inadequate public support force families to shoulder the burden, leading to tragic consequences

South Korea’s eldercare crisis leaves families buckling under caregiving weight
Hyojin KimHyojin Kim May 14, 2024
Why South Korea’s AUKUS Pillar 2 aspirations may be a distant dream
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Why South Korea’s AUKUS Pillar 2 aspirations may be a distant dream

Systemic security flaws and technology leaks have called into question Seoul’s readiness for the advanced military pact

Why South Korea’s AUKUS Pillar 2 aspirations may be a distant dream
John LeeJohn Lee May 13, 2024
US and Asian allies divided over long-term strategy to deal with China’s rise
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US and Asian allies divided over long-term strategy to deal with China’s rise

The US wants to contain China, Asian partners seek to deter it while maintaining economic cooperation

US and Asian allies divided over long-term strategy to deal with China’s rise
Philip TurnerPhilip Turner May 13, 2024
Yoon’s press conference: Apologetic tone, unchanged stance on key issues
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Yoon’s press conference: Apologetic tone, unchanged stance on key issues

South Korean president softens approach but maintains position on domestic and foreign policy matters

Yoon’s press conference: Apologetic tone, unchanged stance on key issues
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 10, 2024
Seoul’s repeal of student rights ordinance sparks debate over balance of power
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Seoul’s repeal of student rights ordinance sparks debate over balance of power

Experts warn of weakened student protections and reversed progress, while critics argue for teachers’ authority

Seoul’s repeal of student rights ordinance sparks debate over balance of power
Lina ParkLina Park May 9, 2024
South Korea’s political landscape faces turmoil amid absence of compromise
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South Korea’s political landscape faces turmoil amid absence of compromise

President Yoon Suk-yeol’s potential veto of marine death probe bill may exacerbate divide with opposition

South Korea’s political landscape faces turmoil amid absence of compromise
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park May 8, 2024
Yoon moves to iron out inconsistent media strategy after major election loss
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Yoon moves to iron out inconsistent media strategy after major election loss

President reinstates civil affairs secretary position to improve communication and gauge public sentiment

Yoon moves to iron out inconsistent media strategy after major election loss
Sooyoung OhSooyoung Oh May 8, 2024
How Chinese e-commerce giants are disrupting the South Korean market
Analysis

How Chinese e-commerce giants are disrupting the South Korean market

Temu and AliExpress have expanded with aggressive pricing and marketing, spurring regulators to scramble for solutions

How Chinese e-commerce giants are disrupting the South Korean market
John LeeJohn Lee May 7, 2024
Controversial deportation of foreign students highlights ROK’s immigration woes
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Controversial deportation of foreign students highlights ROK’s immigration woes

Mismanagement and financial pressures leave students vulnerable as universities seek to offset declining enrollment

Controversial deportation of foreign students highlights ROK’s immigration woes
John LeeJohn Lee May 6, 2024
Low-cost, high crime: The price of South Korea’s unmanned store revolution
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Low-cost, high crime: The price of South Korea’s unmanned store revolution

Lack of staff cuts down on labor costs for owners, but has fueled rise in thefts and raised safety concerns

Low-cost, high crime: The price of South Korea’s unmanned store revolution
Lina ParkLina Park May 2, 2024
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