March 03, 2024
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Why South Korea’s urban expansion is a double-edged sword for growth
Analysis

Why South Korea’s urban expansion is a double-edged sword for growth

The Yoon administration’s plans to develop military lands raise questions on speculation and national defense

Why South Korea’s urban expansion is a double-edged sword for growth
Lina ParkLina Park February 29, 2024
Fertility freefall challenges South Korea’s demographic stability
Briefings

Fertility freefall challenges South Korea’s demographic stability

As birth rates plummet, the implications for education, health and politics grow dire

Fertility freefall challenges South Korea’s demographic stability
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 29, 2024
South Korea’s ruling party’s climate commitment clashes with nuclear ambitions
Briefings

South Korea’s ruling party’s climate commitment clashes with nuclear ambitions

Han Dong-hoon’s pledge to combat climate change recognizes issue as critical for nation’s economic growth

South Korea’s ruling party’s climate commitment clashes with nuclear ambitions
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 28, 2024
Why South Koreans pursue convenience store dreams in an oversaturated market
Analysis

Why South Koreans pursue convenience store dreams in an oversaturated market

An unforgiving job market is driving self-employment, but new business owners quickly find the odds stacked against them

Why South Koreans pursue convenience store dreams in an oversaturated market
John LeeJohn Lee February 27, 2024
South Korea plans to lift military protection zones in economic drive
Briefings

South Korea plans to lift military protection zones in economic drive

Amid looming parliamentary elections, land release strategy aims to bolster high-tech industrial growth

South Korea plans to lift military protection zones in economic drive
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 27, 2024
South Korea boosts defense exports amid escalating global tensions
Briefings

South Korea boosts defense exports amid escalating global tensions

Increased Eximbank fund aims to aid ROK defense firms in securing large-scale defense contracts, but risks remain

South Korea boosts defense exports amid escalating global tensions
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 26, 2024
Yoon’s plan to ease greenbelt regulations promises jobs, poses risks
Briefings

Yoon’s plan to ease greenbelt regulations promises jobs, poses risks

Plan to replace conservation areas with tech hubs likely to spark debate on economic benefits versus environmental costs

Yoon’s plan to ease greenbelt regulations promises jobs, poses risks
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 23, 2024
Singlehood surges in South Korea as youth rethink marriage
Analysis

Singlehood surges in South Korea as youth rethink marriage

Economic pressures and personal goals lead to varied family units, reflecting changing societal norms and policy needs

Singlehood surges in South Korea as youth rethink marriage
Lina ParkLina Park February 22, 2024
Why South Korea’s e-commerce boom faces global integration hurdles
Analysis

Why South Korea’s e-commerce boom faces global integration hurdles

Record sales spurred by Chinese platforms contrast with challenges in growing Korea’s digital market presence abroad

Why South Korea’s e-commerce boom faces global integration hurdles
Irina KorgunIrina Korgun February 20, 2024
South Korea-Japan transport talks resume after eight-year hiatus
Briefings

South Korea-Japan transport talks resume after eight-year hiatus

Renewed dialogue will likely serve as platform to address demographic challenges, carbon neutrality in transport

South Korea-Japan transport talks resume after eight-year hiatus
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 19, 2024
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