May 26, 2024
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Yoon’s government faces crucial reshuffle after election defeat
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Yoon’s government faces crucial reshuffle after election defeat

President Yoon Suk-yeol will likely come under pressure to diversify beyond prosecutor-heavy cabinet

Yoon’s government faces crucial reshuffle after election defeat
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 12, 2024
South Korea’s opposition triumphs in general elections, dealing blow to Yoon
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South Korea’s opposition triumphs in general elections, dealing blow to Yoon

Democratic Party and allies set to challenge President Yoon Suk-yeol’s agenda, but fall short of veto-proof majority

South Korea’s opposition triumphs in general elections, dealing blow to Yoon
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 11, 2024
Yoon’s chip cluster plan raises feasibility concerns, overlooks challenges
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Yoon’s chip cluster plan raises feasibility concerns, overlooks challenges

President Yoon Suk-yeol’s ambitious plan lacks funding details as rivals aggressively subsidize chip production

Yoon’s chip cluster plan raises feasibility concerns, overlooks challenges
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 10, 2024
South Korea’s election commission refutes claims of advance voting manipulation
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South Korea’s election commission refutes claims of advance voting manipulation

Former acting president points to video as evidence of election fraud, but election commission dismisses claims

South Korea’s election commission refutes claims of advance voting manipulation
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 9, 2024
Russia summons South Korean ambassador over what it calls “unfriendly” sanctions
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Russia summons South Korean ambassador over what it calls “unfriendly” sanctions

Moscow’s veto of DPRK sanctions monitoring panel and growing military cooperation with Pyongyang prompt Seoul’s action

Russia summons South Korean ambassador over what it calls “unfriendly” sanctions
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 8, 2024
Yoon appears to offer olive branch to striking doctors amid medical school quota
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Yoon appears to offer olive branch to striking doctors amid medical school quota

President Yoon Suk-yeol’s promise to “respect” medical residents’ position leaves room for interpretation

Yoon appears to offer olive branch to striking doctors amid medical school quota
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 5, 2024
US reportedly presses South Korea to tighten chip export controls on China
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US reportedly presses South Korea to tighten chip export controls on China

From waivers to pressure, Washington’s stance change complicates South Korea’s geopolitical stance

US reportedly presses South Korea to tighten chip export controls on China
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 4, 2024
South Korea’s investment hub dreams face domestic regulatory hurdles
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South Korea’s investment hub dreams face domestic regulatory hurdles

AMCHAM meeting with finance minister underscores challenges in creating welcoming environment for foreign investors

South Korea’s investment hub dreams face domestic regulatory hurdles
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 3, 2024
South Korean presidential office hints at flexibility on medical school quota
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South Korean presidential office hints at flexibility on medical school quota

Yoon administration under pressure to end healthcare crisis quickly as parliamentary elections near

South Korean presidential office hints at flexibility on medical school quota
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 2, 2024
South Korean ambassador to Australia resigns, dealing blow to ruling party
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South Korean ambassador to Australia resigns, dealing blow to ruling party

Lee Jong-sup’s resignation amid corruption probe may further erode public confidence in Yoon administration

South Korean ambassador to Australia resigns, dealing blow to ruling party
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 1, 2024
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