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

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 4, 2024
Briefings

South Korea’s investment hub dreams face domestic regulatory hurdles

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 3, 2024
Briefings

South Korean presidential office hints at flexibility on medical school quota

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 2, 2024
Podcast

Special episode with Jumin Lee: Korea’s evolving political climate — Ep. 12

Discussing decreased female representation, deteriorating political culture, and potential post-election legislation

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 1, 2024
Briefings

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

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 1, 2024
Podcast

Plans to relocate the National Assembly and halting livelihood debates — Ep. 11

Yoon pauses debates, US and Japan will upgrade their alliance, and South Korean doctors elect a new leader

KOREA PROKOREA PROMarch 29, 2024
Briefings

South Korean ruling party pushes revised Nursing Act amid doctor strikes

With the medical field in upheaval, the People Power Party turns to new allies that they previously spurned

KOREA PROKOREA PROMarch 29, 2024
Briefings

Yoon backs National Assembly move to Sejong City amid election frenzy

Ruling party leader’s plan to relocate legislative branch promises potential benefits for housing market

KOREA PROKOREA PROMarch 28, 2024
Briefings

South Korea’s 2025 budget proposal prioritizes innovation, future technologies

Reversal in budget priorities likely a belated attempt to rectify earlier decision, support semiconductor industry

KOREA PROKOREA PROMarch 27, 2024
Briefings

South Korea, Romania emphasize deepening ties amid global uncertainties

Seoul looks to Bucharest for defense and energy cooperation, even as legal disputes with Westinghouse persist

KOREA PROKOREA PROMarch 26, 2024
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