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’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
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
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