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Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power spells trouble for South Korea
Analysis

Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power spells trouble for South Korea

China doubled down on competition with US at party congress, jeopardizing 30 years of fruitful cooperation with Seoul

Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power spells trouble for South Korea
James FretwellJames Fretwell October 27, 2022
South Korean banks are wildly undervalued. Foreign investors should take a look.
Analysis

South Korean banks are wildly undervalued. Foreign investors should take a look.

Government oversight limits growth but improved capitalization has left banks better prepared for economic shocks

South Korean banks are wildly undervalued. Foreign investors should take a look.
Daniel TudorDaniel Tudor October 26, 2022
Why South Korea’s highly regulated economy is a headache for foreign investors
Analysis

Why South Korea’s highly regulated economy is a headache for foreign investors

While the country excels at transparency, entrenched interests in key sectors limit returns foreign investors can expect

Why South Korea’s highly regulated economy is a headache for foreign investors
Peter WardPeter Ward October 25, 2022
What to make of the large-scale protests against Yoon Suk-yeol in Seoul
Analysis

What to make of the large-scale protests against Yoon Suk-yeol in Seoul

Rallies modeled on those that toppled Park Geun-hye have attracted progressive support but have yet to cross party lines

What to make of the large-scale protests against Yoon Suk-yeol in Seoul
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim October 24, 2022
King Kakao: Tech giant fights to keep its crown after server outage scandal
Analysis

King Kakao: Tech giant fights to keep its crown after server outage scandal

Company behind South Korea’s main messenger faces regulation to ensure such incidents don’t threaten national security

King Kakao: Tech giant fights to keep its crown after server outage scandal
James FretwellJames Fretwell October 21, 2022
Ukraine war and North Korean threats push forward South Korea’s arms industry
Analysis

Ukraine war and North Korean threats push forward South Korea’s arms industry

Yoon administration has prioritized weapons exports, and experts say Seoul can quickly scale up to meet soaring demand

Ukraine war and North Korean threats push forward South Korea’s arms industry
Sojin JungSojin Jung October 11, 2022
Multilateralism key for South Korean supply chains, growing arms industry
Analysis

Multilateralism key for South Korean supply chains, growing arms industry

While China threatens its autonomy, Seoul can improve economic resilience through cooperation with other regional powers

Multilateralism key for South Korean supply chains, growing arms industry
Abhishek SharmaAbhishek Sharma October 10, 2022
South Korea’s response to falling birth rates shows the world what not to do
Analysis

South Korea’s response to falling birth rates shows the world what not to do

Government offers piecemeal subsidies while ignoring systemic issues like gender inequality, as demographic crisis looms

South Korea’s response to falling birth rates shows the world what not to do
John LeeJohn Lee October 4, 2022
South Korea eyes closer ties with Canada as it seeks to shore up supply chains
Analysis

South Korea eyes closer ties with Canada as it seeks to shore up supply chains

Two sides aligned on range of issues, but Yoon administration’s clumsy diplomacy could stand in way of better relations

South Korea eyes closer ties with Canada as it seeks to shore up supply chains
John LeeJohn Lee September 26, 2022
Yoon’s talks with Biden fall far short of promised US-ROK summit
Analysis

Yoon’s talks with Biden fall far short of promised US-ROK summit

South Korean president made little progress on thorny bilateral issues, as his foul language stole the show

Yoon’s talks with Biden fall far short of promised US-ROK summit
James FretwellJames Fretwell September 22, 2022
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