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Election watch: South Korean opposition in turmoil over how it selects lawmakers
Analysis

Election watch: South Korean opposition in turmoil over how it selects lawmakers

Critics say party is favoring candidates loyal to Lee Jae-myung, eroding public trust and party’s electoral prospects

Election watch: South Korean opposition in turmoil over how it selects lawmakers
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 1, 2024
Trainee doctors walkout tests South Korean government
Briefings

Trainee doctors walkout tests South Korean government

As trainee doctors continue their walkout despite return-to-work deadline, the government weighs punitive responses

Trainee doctors walkout tests South Korean government
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 1, 2024
Unyielding doctor strike, Lee Nak-yon the centrist, reassessing history — Ep. 7
Podcast

Unyielding doctor strike, Lee Nak-yon the centrist, reassessing history — Ep. 7

The Korea Pro team discusses the ongoing medical standoff, Lee Nak-yon's centrism, and historical revisionism

Unyielding doctor strike, Lee Nak-yon the centrist, reassessing history — Ep. 7
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 29, 2024
Why South Korea’s urban expansion is a double-edged sword for growth
Analysis

Why South Korea’s urban expansion is a double-edged sword for growth

The Yoon administration’s plans to develop military lands raise questions on speculation and national defense

Why South Korea’s urban expansion is a double-edged sword for growth
Lina ParkLina Park February 29, 2024
Fertility freefall challenges South Korea’s demographic stability
Briefings

Fertility freefall challenges South Korea’s demographic stability

As birth rates plummet, the implications for education, health and politics grow dire

Fertility freefall challenges South Korea’s demographic stability
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 29, 2024
South Korea’s ruling party’s climate commitment clashes with nuclear ambitions
Briefings

South Korea’s ruling party’s climate commitment clashes with nuclear ambitions

Han Dong-hoon’s pledge to combat climate change recognizes issue as critical for nation’s economic growth

South Korea’s ruling party’s climate commitment clashes with nuclear ambitions
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 28, 2024
Cinema and controversy merge in South Korea’s historical debate
Analysis

Cinema and controversy merge in South Korea’s historical debate

A documentary about the nation’s first president becomes a battleground for future narratives amid election fever

Cinema and controversy merge in South Korea’s historical debate
Benjamin A. EngelBenjamin A. Engel February 27, 2024
South Korea plans to lift military protection zones in economic drive
Briefings

South Korea plans to lift military protection zones in economic drive

Amid looming parliamentary elections, land release strategy aims to bolster high-tech industrial growth

South Korea plans to lift military protection zones in economic drive
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 27, 2024
A tale of two polls: Reading between the lines of Yoon’s clashing approval rates
Analysis

A tale of two polls: Reading between the lines of Yoon’s clashing approval rates

Realeter and Gallup Korea show stark differences in Yoon Suk-yeol’s popularity, but also support as he pushes for change

A tale of two polls: Reading between the lines of Yoon’s clashing approval rates
John LeeJohn Lee February 26, 2024
South Korea boosts defense exports amid escalating global tensions
Briefings

South Korea boosts defense exports amid escalating global tensions

Increased Eximbank fund aims to aid ROK defense firms in securing large-scale defense contracts, but risks remain

South Korea boosts defense exports amid escalating global tensions
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 26, 2024
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