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Why Yoon’s embrace of populist economics is bad news for South Korea’s economy
Analysis

Why Yoon’s embrace of populist economics is bad news for South Korea’s economy

President froze utility fees and is bringing in some of country’s largest corporations to support political decisions

Why Yoon’s embrace of populist economics is bad news for South Korea’s economy
John LeeJohn Lee February 16, 2023
The ongoing battle between Seoul and disabled citizens over better metro access
Analysis

The ongoing battle between Seoul and disabled citizens over better metro access

People with disabilities want wheelchair ramps and working elevators across city, but government says it can’t afford it

The ongoing battle between Seoul and disabled citizens over better metro access
Gabriela BernalGabriela Bernal February 15, 2023
ROK firms seek nuclear-powered ships. But tech poses risks to alliance with US
Analysis

ROK firms seek nuclear-powered ships. But tech poses risks to alliance with US

While advanced nuclear reactors could help reduce emissions and lower costs, military temptations will persist

ROK firms seek nuclear-powered ships. But tech poses risks to alliance with US
John LeeJohn Lee February 14, 2023
Why 2023 could be an inflection point for South Korea’s content industry
Analysis

Why 2023 could be an inflection point for South Korea’s content industry

Rise of streaming services has produced flood of new shows and displaced film industry, but output may be unsustainable

Why 2023 could be an inflection point for South Korea’s content industry
Jason BechervaiseJason Bechervaise February 7, 2023
Yoon Suk-yeol pays respect to ROK dictator in latest appeal to conservative base
Analysis

Yoon Suk-yeol pays respect to ROK dictator in latest appeal to conservative base

South Korean president needs conservative stronghold behind him, but paying homage to Park Chung-hee carries risks

Yoon Suk-yeol pays respect to ROK dictator in latest appeal to conservative base
John LeeJohn Lee February 3, 2023
Why the next two years could be critical for future of South Korea-Ecuador ties
Analysis

Why the next two years could be critical for future of South Korea-Ecuador ties

Seoul would benefit from cooperation as Ecuador serves on Security Council, but Quito’s domestic politics could intrude

Why the next two years could be critical for future of South Korea-Ecuador ties
Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. Rinna January 31, 2023
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