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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
Yoon Suk-yeol faces headwinds as he seeks to shore up support through reforms
Analysis

Yoon Suk-yeol faces headwinds as he seeks to shore up support through reforms

South Korean public is lukewarm about changes like extending work week, but Yoon likely sees value in taking harder line

Yoon Suk-yeol faces headwinds as he seeks to shore up support through reforms
Karl FriedhoffKarl Friedhoff January 30, 2023
Why South Korea’s 18-month parental leave is unlikely to reverse fertility woes
Analysis

Why South Korea’s 18-month parental leave is unlikely to reverse fertility woes

The new policy is insufficient to combat entrenched patriarchal values and the gender pay gap

Why South Korea’s 18-month parental leave is unlikely to reverse fertility woes
Britt RobinsonBritt Robinson January 26, 2023
South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy neglects the ‘Indo’ part to its detriment
Analysis

South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy neglects the ‘Indo’ part to its detriment

Seoul largely views South Asia through an economic lens, overlooking other areas for cooperation with New Delhi

South Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy neglects the ‘Indo’ part to its detriment
Abhishek SharmaAbhishek Sharma January 24, 2023
How lack of redevelopment provided tinder for a fire in Seoul’s last shantytown
Analysis

How lack of redevelopment provided tinder for a fire in Seoul’s last shantytown

Political disputes have left Guryong Village residents to face poverty and the elements despite ROK’s economic success

How lack of redevelopment provided tinder for a fire in Seoul’s last shantytown
Jack GreenbergJack Greenberg January 23, 2023
South Korea must change how it views Africa for economic ties to flourish
Opinion

South Korea must change how it views Africa for economic ties to flourish

Seoul’s relationship with the continent remains premised on an outdated model of finished goods for natural resources

South Korea must change how it views Africa for economic ties to flourish
Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. Rinna January 20, 2023
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