June 12, 2024
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Senior presidential aide resigns over intimidating remarks to journalists
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Senior presidential aide resigns over intimidating remarks to journalists

Hwang Sang-moo’s comments to journalists raise concerns as country hosts Summit for Democracy

Senior presidential aide resigns over intimidating remarks to journalists
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 21, 2024
South Korea seeks trade gains with UK, Lithuania amid global tensions
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South Korea seeks trade gains with UK, Lithuania amid global tensions

Seoul aims to diversify partnerships and maintain export competitiveness but risks alienating China

South Korea seeks trade gains with UK, Lithuania amid global tensions
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 20, 2024
South Korean envoy’s travel ban dispute fuels political turmoil before polls
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South Korean envoy’s travel ban dispute fuels political turmoil before polls

Growing rift between the presidential office, corruption watchdog and ruling party leader casts a shadow on elections

South Korean envoy’s travel ban dispute fuels political turmoil before polls
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 19, 2024
South Korea hosts democracy summit as its own democratic principles erode
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South Korea hosts democracy summit as its own democratic principles erode

Blinken’s visit comes amid growing concerns about the country’s democratic backsliding under President Yoon Suk-yeol

South Korea hosts democracy summit as its own democratic principles erode
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 18, 2024
South Korea pledges significant boost for pediatric care amid doctor shortage
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South Korea pledges significant boost for pediatric care amid doctor shortage

Government aims to tackle doctor shortage, reduce child hospitalization costs amid election season

South Korea pledges significant boost for pediatric care amid doctor shortage
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 15, 2024
South Korea, Saudi Arabia deepen defense ties amid regional risks
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South Korea, Saudi Arabia deepen defense ties amid regional risks

Al-Otaibi’s visit highlights growing partnership, challenges as Seoul aims for global arms market

South Korea, Saudi Arabia deepen defense ties amid regional risks
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 14, 2024
Russia arrests South Korean over alleged espionage, ties likely to sour further
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Russia arrests South Korean over alleged espionage, ties likely to sour further

This marks the first time Russia has detained a South Korean citizen on spy charges, further complicating relations

Russia arrests South Korean over alleged espionage, ties likely to sour further
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 13, 2024
South Korea’s financial regulator urges compensation for stock derivative losses
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South Korea’s financial regulator urges compensation for stock derivative losses

Financial Supervisory Service advisory raises concerns over effectiveness and adequacy in addressing investors’ losses

South Korea’s financial regulator urges compensation for stock derivative losses
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 12, 2024
South Korean food prices soar as agricultural, livestock costs surge in February
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South Korean food prices soar as agricultural, livestock costs surge in February

High agricultural inflation rates could sway voters if the government fails to stabilize costs in the coming month

South Korean food prices soar as agricultural, livestock costs surge in February
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 11, 2024
Former South Korean defense minister’s appointment as envoy sparks controversy
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Former South Korean defense minister’s appointment as envoy sparks controversy

Lee Jong-sup’s nomination draws criticism as he faces allegations, travel ban in marine death case

Former South Korean defense minister’s appointment as envoy sparks controversy
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 8, 2024
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