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US-South Korea alliance: Resilience amid change with David Kang — Ep. 28
Podcast

US-South Korea alliance: Resilience amid change with David Kang — Ep. 28

USC Professor David Kang on how the allies navigate challenges from nuclearization to trade amid political shifts

US-South Korea alliance: Resilience amid change with David Kang — Ep. 28
KOREA PROKOREA PRO July 9, 2024
Why a viral petition to impeach South Korea’s president is unlikely to succeed
Analysis

Why a viral petition to impeach South Korea’s president is unlikely to succeed

Despite garnering over 1 million signatures, the move to impeach Yoon Suk-yeol faces significant challenges

Why a viral petition to impeach South Korea’s president is unlikely to succeed
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim July 5, 2024
Economic challenges, retiring boomers and a controversial ambassador — Ep. 27
Podcast

Economic challenges, retiring boomers and a controversial ambassador — Ep. 27

Jeongmin and John unpack South Korea’s economic vulnerabilities and discuss the impact of an aging population

Economic challenges, retiring boomers and a controversial ambassador — Ep. 27
KOREA PROKOREA PRO July 5, 2024
South Korea announces comprehensive aid plan for small businesses
Briefings

South Korea announces comprehensive aid plan for small businesses

New support measures include loan extensions and increased funding, diverging from opposition’s universal payment plan

South Korea announces comprehensive aid plan for small businesses
KOREA PROKOREA PRO July 4, 2024
South Korea braces for economic fallout as new wave of baby boomers retires
Analysis

South Korea braces for economic fallout as new wave of baby boomers retires

Bank of Korea projects long-term decline in growth and consumption as country’s largest generation leaves the workforce

South Korea braces for economic fallout as new wave of baby boomers retires
John LeeJohn Lee July 3, 2024
South Korea to bolster safety for foreign workers after deadly factory blaze
Briefings

South Korea to bolster safety for foreign workers after deadly factory blaze

Government plans July announcement of measures following Hwaseong fire that killed 23, including 18 foreign workers

South Korea to bolster safety for foreign workers after deadly factory blaze
KOREA PROKOREA PRO July 2, 2024
How South Korea’s democratic decay has worsened under President Yoon Suk-yeol
Analysis

How South Korea’s democratic decay has worsened under President Yoon Suk-yeol

In-depth Korea Pro analysis points to sustained erosion of democratic norms, continuing trends that began under Moon

How South Korea’s democratic decay has worsened under President Yoon Suk-yeol
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll July 1, 2024
South Korea tackles mental health with counseling vouchers amid challenges
Briefings

South Korea tackles mental health with counseling vouchers amid challenges

Project provides professional help, but overprescription of antidepressants and low insurance payments may hinder impact

South Korea tackles mental health with counseling vouchers amid challenges
KOREA PROKOREA PRO July 1, 2024
Why the fight for South Korea’s parliamentary committees matters
Analysis

Why the fight for South Korea’s parliamentary committees matters

Korea Pro explains how committee members and leaders are chosen and why parties fight for control

Why the fight for South Korea’s parliamentary committees matters
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim June 28, 2024
Opposition wins committee leadership, lithium factory fire tragedy — Ep. 26
Podcast

Opposition wins committee leadership, lithium factory fire tragedy — Ep. 26

Jeongmin and John discuss domestic politics and a deadly industrial accident that took the lives of dozens of workers

Opposition wins committee leadership, lithium factory fire tragedy — Ep. 26
KOREA PROKOREA PRO June 28, 2024
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