April 16, 2024

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KOREA PRO

KOREA PRO

KOREA PRO is an essential resource providing objective insights and analysis on the most important stories and issues in South Korea, on topics ranging from foreign relations and politics to society and economics.

Briefings

South Korea’s industries minister meets US officials to discuss chip subsidies

Ahn Duk-geun seeks fair treatment for Korean companies as TSMC secures billions in US funding

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 16, 2024
Briefings

South Korea braces for economic fallout as Israel-Iran tensions rise

ROK government convenes urgent meetings to assess risks and prepare contingency plans for potential crisis

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 15, 2024
Podcast

Ruling People Power Party’s landslide defeat and what comes next — Ep. 14

Jeongmin and John discuss the election results, PPP leadership vacuum and potential DP-RKP cooperation

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 12, 2024
Briefings

Yoon’s government faces crucial reshuffle after election defeat

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 12, 2024
Briefings

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 11, 2024
Briefings

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 10, 2024
Briefings

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 9, 2024
Briefings

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 8, 2024
Briefings

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 5, 2024
Podcast

Record overseas voting, ruling party woes and Ewha controversy — Ep. 13

Jeongmin and John discuss overseas voters, the struggles of the PPP and a DP candidate’s controversial remarks

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 4, 2024
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