May 26, 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

Yoon, Lee likely to discuss contentious issues in first meet since inauguration

South Korean president and opposition leader will likely discuss issues related to cash vouchers and special probes

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 22, 2024
Podcast

President Yoon’s staff shakeup and Sewol documentary controversy — Ep. 15

John is joined by Joon Ha and Lina to discuss post-election developments and KBS’ decision to postpone Sewol documentary

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 19, 2024
Briefings

US, South Korea, Japan unite to tackle currency woes, supply chain risks

Trilateral meeting addresses won and yen depreciation, non-market practices in key sectors

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 19, 2024
Briefings

IPEF Supply Chain Agreement takes effect in South Korea amid uncertainties

Industry ministry discussed plans to explore joint projects with IPEF members to diversify critical material sources

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 18, 2024
Briefings

President Yoon Suk-yeol open to meet opposition leader after election loss

Potential talks with Lee Jae-myung could foster cooperation, but challenges in advancing Yoon’s domestic agenda remain

KOREA PROKOREA PROApril 17, 2024
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
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