December 05, 2023




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South Korea boosts defense capabilities with third solid-fuel rocket launch

Back-to-back satellite deployments aim to fortify South Korea’s monitoring and defense systems

KOREA PROKOREA PRODecember 5, 2023

South Korea’s first spy satellite signals shift toward defense autonomy

Launch of a military satellite illustrates South Korea’s effort to reduce reliance on the US while deepening cooperation

KOREA PROKOREA PRODecember 4, 2023

South Korea’s central bank holds rates steady, reflecting global caution

The Bank of Korea signals its aim to balance growth and inflation by keeping interest rates steady

KOREA PROKOREA PRODecember 1, 2023

Korean and Canadian energy firms ink nuclear deal to aid in carbon neutrality

Joint venture aims to enhance nuclear capabilities in two countries and pave the way for cleaner energy solutions

KOREA PROKOREA PRONovember 30, 2023

Busan’s Expo bid fails: Riyadh wins 2030 hosting rights

The decision raises questions about South Korea’s global influence and event-hosting capabilities

KOREA PROKOREA PRONovember 29, 2023

Seoul’s meeting with China-led bank signals closer ties with Beijing

Facing US commitment uncertainties, Seoul forges ahead with alternative regional collaboration strategies

KOREA PROKOREA PRONovember 28, 2023

Japan’s support for South Korea 2030 Expo bid reciprocates Yoon’s overtures

Japan's backing could be a game-changer for South Korea’s Expo ambitions, but history could be a stumbling block again

KOREA PROKOREA PRONovember 27, 2023

South Korean court orders Japan to compensate wartime slavery victims

The ruling challenges President Yoon’s diplomatic stance and may negatively affect South Korea-Japan relations

KOREA PROKOREA PRONovember 24, 2023

South Korea-UK energy agreement marks new nuclear power era

New MOUs mark major collaboration in nuclear sector but could face headwinds amid legal challenges

KOREA PROKOREA PRONovember 23, 2023
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