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South Korea’s plan to curb protests set to face fierce backlash
Analysis

South Korea’s plan to curb protests set to face fierce backlash

Yoon administration says it seeks to maintain public order, but critics see effort to roll back basic democratic right

South Korea’s plan to curb protests set to face fierce backlash
John LeeJohn Lee July 26, 2023
Recent infanticide cases expose challenges single mothers face in South Korea
Analysis

Recent infanticide cases expose challenges single mothers face in South Korea

Tightening laws and penalties for infant abandonment belie complex and deeper societal issues that are being overlooked

Recent infanticide cases expose challenges single mothers face in South Korea
Junghyun SongJunghyun Song July 19, 2023
The cost of labor: Foreign workers face workplace hazards in South Korea
Analysis

The cost of labor: Foreign workers face workplace hazards in South Korea

Rising incidents of migrant worker deaths spotlight systemic inadequacies and discrimination in Korea’s labor market

The cost of labor: Foreign workers face workplace hazards in South Korea
Yeji ChungYeji Chung July 17, 2023
Behind the screen: How South Korean minors are exploited in digital sex trade
Analysis

Behind the screen: How South Korean minors are exploited in digital sex trade

As criminals utilize online platforms and cryptocurrency, battle against sex trafficking becomes increasingly complex

Behind the screen: How South Korean minors are exploited in digital sex trade
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Yeji Chung July 10, 2023
Fixing South Korea’s military service pay gap is a strategic imperative
Opinion

Fixing South Korea’s military service pay gap is a strategic imperative

Resolving military morale and high turnover rates requires a cultural shift toward respect and value in military ranks

Fixing South Korea’s military service pay gap is a strategic imperative
Chun In-bumChun In-bum June 29, 2023
Fast food, slow progress: How South Korean labor laws fail delivery workers
Analysis

Fast food, slow progress: How South Korean labor laws fail delivery workers

Business is booming on app-based delivery services, but non-salaried drivers remain vulnerable to exploitation

Fast food, slow progress: How South Korean labor laws fail delivery workers
Yeji ChungYeji Chung June 28, 2023
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