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Rallying for justice: South Korean school teachers demand reform
Analysis

Rallying for justice: South Korean school teachers demand reform

Pointing to vague wordings in the country’s laws, teachers lament that they have become victims of abusive parents

Rallying for justice: South Korean school teachers demand reform
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park September 7, 2023
Hungarian medical school admissions ignite a debate on fairness in South Korea
Analysis

Hungarian medical school admissions ignite a debate on fairness in South Korea

As affluent parents secure places for their children to study in Hungary, some in the local medical field cry foul

Hungarian medical school admissions ignite a debate on fairness in South Korea
Junghyun SongJunghyun Song September 6, 2023
Yoon’s history games: How dictator’s son’s apology furthers New Right agenda
Opinion

Yoon’s history games: How dictator’s son’s apology furthers New Right agenda

Apologies for deaths caused by Syngman Rhee in 1960 revolution align with conservative presidencies, inviting suspicion

Yoon’s history games: How dictator’s son’s apology furthers New Right agenda
Benjamin A. EngelBenjamin A. Engel September 5, 2023
Intense work, intense play: How Koreans’ work culture impacts their travel plans
Analysis

Intense work, intense play: How Koreans’ work culture impacts their travel plans

Fast-paced express tour packages speak to work ethic and limited time off, but younger demographics may be changing that

Intense work, intense play: How Koreans’ work culture impacts their travel plans
Junghyun SongJunghyun Song August 28, 2023
South Korea’s Jamboree debacle: Implications for the country’s 2030 Expo bid
Analysis

South Korea’s Jamboree debacle: Implications for the country’s 2030 Expo bid

Allegations of financial malfeasance and lack of preparations for the event could sway BIE voters away from Korea

South Korea’s Jamboree debacle: Implications for the country’s 2030 Expo bid
Chris TharpChris Tharp August 25, 2023
How a botched military probe risks eroding South Korean national security
Analysis

How a botched military probe risks eroding South Korean national security

Marine’s death has ignited political debate about military safety and readiness, while shining light on legal reforms

How a botched military probe risks eroding South Korean national security
Chun In-bumChun In-bum August 23, 2023
Reframing South Korea’s history: Yoon’s dance with the New Right
Opinion

Reframing South Korea’s history: Yoon’s dance with the New Right

School of thought seeks to change perceptions of past authoritarian leaders and shape the future of Korea’s democracy

Reframing South Korea’s history: Yoon’s dance with the New Right
Benjamin A. EngelBenjamin A. Engel August 18, 2023
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