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Unpacking South Korea’s strict drug policy amid celebrity scandals
Analysis

Unpacking South Korea’s strict drug policy amid celebrity scandals

High-profile cases highlight societal expectations and rigid attitudes toward substance abuse and celebrity culture

Unpacking South Korea’s strict drug policy amid celebrity scandals
Chris TharpChris Tharp November 24, 2023
South Korean court orders Japan to compensate wartime slavery victims
Briefings

South Korean court orders Japan to compensate wartime slavery victims

The ruling challenges President Yoon’s diplomatic stance and may negatively affect South Korea-Japan relations

South Korean court orders Japan to compensate wartime slavery victims
KOREA PROKOREA PRO November 24, 2023
How South Korea’s academic pressure fueling youth mental health emergency
Analysis

How South Korea’s academic pressure fueling youth mental health emergency

Unprecedented surge in psychiatric issues among youth leads experts to call for educational and social reforms

How South Korea’s academic pressure fueling youth mental health emergency
Hyojin KimHyojin Kim November 23, 2023
How South Korea’s youth redefine national consumer trends
Analysis

How South Korea’s youth redefine national consumer trends

The growing preference for personalization and luxury among young South Korean consumers alters commercial strategies

How South Korea’s youth redefine national consumer trends
Irina KorgunIrina Korgun November 20, 2023
Why a controversial new law allows South Korean women to give birth anonymously
Analysis

Why a controversial new law allows South Korean women to give birth anonymously

Law aims to improve outcomes for babies of unwed mothers, but experts say children also have right to know parents

Why a controversial new law allows South Korean women to give birth anonymously
Lina ParkLina Park November 10, 2023
Ageism in the fast lane: South Korea’s contentious subway and airport debate
Analysis

Ageism in the fast lane: South Korea’s contentious subway and airport debate

Debates over free rides and airport loiterers reflect a society grappling with ageism and inadequate senior support

Ageism in the fast lane: South Korea’s contentious subway and airport debate
Junghyun SongJunghyun Song November 9, 2023
Election pressures mount for Yoon Suk-yeol as approval among supporters slips
Analysis

Election pressures mount for Yoon Suk-yeol as approval among supporters slips

Economy and real estate loom over South Korean parliamentary elections, with president at risk of becoming lame duck

Election pressures mount for Yoon Suk-yeol as approval among supporters slips
Karl FriedhoffKarl Friedhoff November 8, 2023
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