June 13, 2024
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Won for all, all for won: Why some young South Koreans embrace frugality
Analysis

Won for all, all for won: Why some young South Koreans embrace frugality

As economic pressures mount, a growing number are trading conspicuous consumption for thriftiness

Won for all, all for won: Why some young South Koreans embrace frugality
Junghyun SongJunghyun Song June 23, 2023
Why France-Korea ties remain underdeveloped despite push to boost cooperation
Analysis

Why France-Korea ties remain underdeveloped despite push to boost cooperation

Cultural exchange has flourished in recent years, but Korean companies remain hesitant to reciprocate French investments

Why France-Korea ties remain underdeveloped despite push to boost cooperation
Celio FiorettiCelio Fioretti June 22, 2023
How Busan hopes to overcome Riyadh’s bid for the World Expo 2030
Analysis

How Busan hopes to overcome Riyadh’s bid for the World Expo 2030

Cultural cachet meets vast cash reserves as South Korea challenges Saudi Arabia’s capital for the Expo crown

How Busan hopes to overcome Riyadh’s bid for the World Expo 2030
Chris TharpChris Tharp June 20, 2023
Scales of inequality: How socio-economic factors amplify obesity in South Korea
Analysis

Scales of inequality: How socio-economic factors amplify obesity in South Korea

The poorest and least educated are showing huge jumps in obesity rates, worsened by COVID lockdowns

Scales of inequality: How socio-economic factors amplify obesity in South Korea
Markus BellMarkus Bell June 19, 2023
How South Korea is embracing marginalized Koreans in Russia and Ukraine
Analysis

How South Korea is embracing marginalized Koreans in Russia and Ukraine

South Korea's efforts to integrate ethnic Koreans emerge as a potential solution to the country’s demographic crisis

How South Korea is embracing marginalized Koreans in Russia and Ukraine
Yeji ChungYeji Chung June 15, 2023
Why South Korea’s cheap breakfast program leaves a bitter taste of inequality
Analysis

Why South Korea’s cheap breakfast program leaves a bitter taste of inequality

77-cent meal program for college students has been runaway success, but some raise concerns about those left out

Why South Korea’s cheap breakfast program leaves a bitter taste of inequality
Junghyun SongJunghyun Song June 14, 2023
How wealth, taste and demographics are changing South Korea’s retail sector
Analysis

How wealth, taste and demographics are changing South Korea’s retail sector

As societal values shift, there is a surge in demand for upscale establishments as retailers shift to virtual stores

How wealth, taste and demographics are changing South Korea’s retail sector
Peter WardPeter Ward June 12, 2023
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