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Netflix and Korea: A complex tale of investment, success and controversy
Analysis

Netflix and Korea: A complex tale of investment, success and controversy

As the streaming powerhouse continues to grow, so do concerns that Korea will lose its creative autonomy

Netflix and Korea: A complex tale of investment, success and controversy
Jason BechervaiseJason Bechervaise May 23, 2023
The dichotomy of pride and prejudice: South Korea’s LGBTQ struggle
Opinion

The dichotomy of pride and prejudice: South Korea’s LGBTQ struggle

A former diplomat’s experiences shed light on South Korea’s complex attitudes toward the rainbow community

The dichotomy of pride and prejudice: South Korea’s LGBTQ struggle
Philip TurnerPhilip Turner May 18, 2023
Pride denied: Seoul’s venue rejection draws international criticism
Analysis

Pride denied: Seoul’s venue rejection draws international criticism

Favoring Christian event over LGBTQ festival raises questions about Korea’s belief in equality and non-discrimination

Pride denied: Seoul’s venue rejection draws international criticism
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Yeji Chung May 17, 2023
Why more young South Koreans are grappling with drug abuse and addiction
Analysis

Why more young South Koreans are grappling with drug abuse and addiction

High stress society pushes kids toward temporary relief, with almost no mental health or rehab treatments available

Why more young South Koreans are grappling with drug abuse and addiction
Yeji ChungYeji Chung May 12, 2023
Politics of care: Uproar over nursing law sets up difficult decision for Yoon
Analysis

Politics of care: Uproar over nursing law sets up difficult decision for Yoon

Debate over nurses’ role in medical care has turned partisan after passage of new law without ruling party support

Politics of care: Uproar over nursing law sets up difficult decision for Yoon
John LeeJohn Lee May 3, 2023
Graduating from marriage: How elderly Korean couples are reimagining wedlock
Analysis

Graduating from marriage: How elderly Korean couples are reimagining wedlock

Alternative marital arrangements are increasingly popular as couples seek to preserve family ties while avoiding divorce

Graduating from marriage: How elderly Korean couples are reimagining wedlock
Hyojin KimHyojin Kim May 1, 2023
South Korea’s pension fund careens toward demographic cliff
Analysis

South Korea’s pension fund careens toward demographic cliff

Aging population threatens sustainability of system, forcing hard choices about retirement, immigration and more

South Korea’s pension fund careens toward demographic cliff
Peter WardPeter Ward April 25, 2023
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