July 20, 2024
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How to connect with key lawmakers in South Korea’s National Assembly, 2024-2026
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How to connect with key lawmakers in South Korea’s National Assembly, 2024-2026

Building networks and accessing crucial information with key lawmakers in the legislature’s 18 committees

How to connect with key lawmakers in South Korea’s National Assembly, 2024-2026
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim July 17, 2024
Former admiral sails toward ambassador post as Seoul-Canberra ties deepen
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Former admiral sails toward ambassador post as Seoul-Canberra ties deepen

Sim Seung-seob’s potential appointment reflects South Korea’s focus on strengthening military ties with Australia

Former admiral sails toward ambassador post as Seoul-Canberra ties deepen
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim June 21, 2024
Choo Kyung-ho: From finance minister to ruling party floor leader
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Choo Kyung-ho: From finance minister to ruling party floor leader

Korea Pro profiles Choo, 63, who will lead the People Power Party’s conservative economic policy support

Choo Kyung-ho: From finance minister to ruling party floor leader
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 17, 2024
Na Kyung-won, a five-term lawmaker who may soon lead the conservative party
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Na Kyung-won, a five-term lawmaker who may soon lead the conservative party

High-profile female legislator has clashed with Yoon Suk-yeol and could seek to distinguish her party from the president

Na Kyung-won, a five-term lawmaker who may soon lead the conservative party
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 3, 2024
Chung Jin-suk, the president’s new chief of staff, is no stranger to controversy
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Chung Jin-suk, the president’s new chief of staff, is no stranger to controversy

Despite his acerbic tongue, Chung is known for avoiding intra-party factional politics and being ‘personable’

Chung Jin-suk, the president’s new chief of staff, is no stranger to controversy
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim April 24, 2024
Choo Mi-ae’s path from judicial bench to national political reformer
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Choo Mi-ae’s path from judicial bench to national political reformer

Former justice minister could become next parliament speaker, setting her up to challenge long-time rival Yoon Suk-yeol

Choo Mi-ae’s path from judicial bench to national political reformer
John LeeJohn Lee April 19, 2024
How Yong Hye-in made her name pushing progressive causes that others won’t
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How Yong Hye-in made her name pushing progressive causes that others won’t

A champion of basic income, the young lawmaker has won praise from even opponents for her legislative acumen

How Yong Hye-in made her name pushing progressive causes that others won’t
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 22, 2024
Han Dong-hoon’s rise from prosecutor to presidential frontrunner
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Han Dong-hoon’s rise from prosecutor to presidential frontrunner

Korea Pro charts how the ruling party boss built his fame tackling corruption and launched an unlikely political career

Han Dong-hoon’s rise from prosecutor to presidential frontrunner
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 14, 2024
Kim Chong-in the ‘Kingmaker,’ failed dreams of economic democracy
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Kim Chong-in the ‘Kingmaker,’ failed dreams of economic democracy

Korea Pro profiles Kim Chong-in, who oversees candidate nomination at the New Reform Party

Kim Chong-in the ‘Kingmaker,’ failed dreams of economic democracy
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 7, 2024