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A contentious pro-labor bill expands South Korea’s political fight over unions
Analysis

A contentious pro-labor bill expands South Korea’s political fight over unions

Both Yoon administration and opposition seek to use labor issues to score political points ahead of next year’s election

A contentious pro-labor bill expands South Korea’s political fight over unions
John LeeJohn Lee February 21, 2023
In South Korea, trauma scene cleaners mop up lonely deaths and profits
Analysis

In South Korea, trauma scene cleaners mop up lonely deaths and profits

More people are dying alone without anyone knowing, and a growing number of businesses help make bodies disappear

In South Korea, trauma scene cleaners mop up lonely deaths and profits
Hyojin KimHyojin Kim February 20, 2023
How Islamophobia in South Korea threatens the country’s image and economy
Opinion

How Islamophobia in South Korea threatens the country’s image and economy

The ROK seeks to attract and boost immigrants, but it risks driving away Muslims if they don’t feel welcome

How Islamophobia in South Korea threatens the country’s image and economy
Muaz RazaqMuaz Razaq February 17, 2023
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
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