May 30, 2024
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Frontrunner for ROK speaker sparks concerns about her commitment to impartiality
Analysis

Frontrunner for ROK speaker sparks concerns about her commitment to impartiality

Choo Mi-ae has signaled desire to push forward progressive agenda, despite tradition of nonpartisanship in role

Frontrunner for ROK speaker sparks concerns about her commitment to impartiality
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park May 1, 2024
South Korea’s spy camera epidemic persists despite stricter laws
Analysis

South Korea’s spy camera epidemic persists despite stricter laws

Wide availability, lenient sentencing and societal attitudes hinder progress in combating digital sex crimes

South Korea’s spy camera epidemic persists despite stricter laws
Hyojin KimHyojin Kim April 30, 2024
Why Gangwon Province turned its back on the Democratic Party in the election
Analysis

Why Gangwon Province turned its back on the Democratic Party in the election

Long-term demographic changes and voter disillusionment contributed to the party’s defeat in the region

Why Gangwon Province turned its back on the Democratic Party in the election
Dylan MotinDylan Motin April 29, 2024
Seoul’s urban renewal sparks fears of gentrification and cultural erosion
Analysis

Seoul’s urban renewal sparks fears of gentrification and cultural erosion

Fluctuating plans and political agendas impact the balance between modernization and cultural conservation

Seoul’s urban renewal sparks fears of gentrification and cultural erosion
Lina ParkLina Park April 26, 2024
Elderly South Koreans face digital isolation as government slashes tech budget
Analysis

Elderly South Koreans face digital isolation as government slashes tech budget

Budget cuts and rapid digitalization leave elderly citizens grappling with isolation and limited access to services

Elderly South Koreans face digital isolation as government slashes tech budget
Kim Yeon-joongKim Yeon-joong April 26, 2024
South Korean smart farm companies face uphill battle in Middle East market
Analysis

South Korean smart farm companies face uphill battle in Middle East market

Aging farmers and high costs hinder adoption at home, while Gulf nations offer opportunities but risks abroad

South Korean smart farm companies face uphill battle in Middle East market
Jack GreenbergJack Greenberg April 25, 2024
Why universal cash handouts would have unintended consequences for South Korea
Analysis

Why universal cash handouts would have unintended consequences for South Korea

Experts say opposition leader’s proposal to give every citizen $180 could exacerbate economic issues amid high inflation

Why universal cash handouts would have unintended consequences for South Korea
John LeeJohn Lee April 23, 2024
Financially illiterate South Koreans put nation’s economic future at risk
Analysis

Financially illiterate South Koreans put nation’s economic future at risk

Despite high education level, young South Koreans lack financial knowledge, leading to risky behaviors and mounting debt

Financially illiterate South Koreans put nation’s economic future at risk
Junghyun SongJunghyun Song April 22, 2024
Sewol ferry documentary delay sparks outcry as victims seek justice and closure
Analysis

Sewol ferry documentary delay sparks outcry as victims seek justice and closure

KBS’s postponement of documentary about disaster reignites debate over government accountability and public trust

Sewol ferry documentary delay sparks outcry as victims seek justice and closure
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Lina Park April 18, 2024
South Korea’s apartment dwellers face violent crimes amid noise disputes
Analysis

South Korea’s apartment dwellers face violent crimes amid noise disputes

Experts point to inadequate construction and dispute resolution as the main factors fueling the surge in conflicts

South Korea’s apartment dwellers face violent crimes amid noise disputes
Hyojin KimHyojin Kim April 17, 2024
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