March 03, 2024
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Why the ROK-Japan deal on forced labor will be hard for opponents to overturn
Analysis

Why the ROK-Japan deal on forced labor will be hard for opponents to overturn

Yoon is early in presidency and his foreign policy prioritizes normal relations with democratic neighbor

Why the ROK-Japan deal on forced labor will be hard for opponents to overturn
Justin YeoJustin Yeo March 7, 2023
Video games are the latest cultural battleground between South Korea and China
Analysis

Video games are the latest cultural battleground between South Korea and China

Resentment over cultural ownership runs deep between the two countries, and video games are the latest iteration of it

Video games are the latest cultural battleground between South Korea and China
James FretwellJames Fretwell March 3, 2023
South Korea faces scrutiny over handling of cross-border child abductions
Analysis

South Korea faces scrutiny over handling of cross-border child abductions

Weak law enforcement has left parents in legal limbo after their former spouses took their children to Korea

South Korea faces scrutiny over handling of cross-border child abductions
Jack GreenbergJack Greenberg February 22, 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
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
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