July 20, 2024
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South Korea eyes Turkmenistan’s natural gas reserves amid political uncertainty
Briefings

South Korea eyes Turkmenistan’s natural gas reserves amid political uncertainty

South Korea secures energy and infrastructure partnerships, but Turkmen power struggle and economic woes raise concern

South Korea eyes Turkmenistan’s natural gas reserves amid political uncertainty
KOREA PROKOREA PRO June 12, 2024
Yoon embarks on Central Asian economic diplomacy amid inter-Korean tensions
Briefings

Yoon embarks on Central Asian economic diplomacy amid inter-Korean tensions

South Korean president seeks to expand business ties while facing potential criticism and provocations from North Korea

Yoon embarks on Central Asian economic diplomacy amid inter-Korean tensions
KOREA PROKOREA PRO June 11, 2024
Yoon’s oil and gas announcement may be a strategic move in Japan negotiations
Briefings

Yoon’s oil and gas announcement may be a strategic move in Japan negotiations

The potential discovery in the East Sea comes as a critical agreement with Japan is set to expire in 2028

Yoon’s oil and gas announcement may be a strategic move in Japan negotiations
KOREA PROKOREA PRO June 10, 2024
Yoon’s oil claims, Japan’s rising sun flag dispute, Korea-Africa summit — Ep. 23
Podcast

Yoon’s oil claims, Japan’s rising sun flag dispute, Korea-Africa summit — Ep. 23

This week, Jeongmin and John discuss the implication of Yoon’s oil reserve claims and the ROK-Africa summit

Yoon’s oil claims, Japan’s rising sun flag dispute, Korea-Africa summit — Ep. 23
KOREA PROKOREA PRO June 7, 2024
South Korea grapples with data security as Chinese apps gain massive user base
Analysis

South Korea grapples with data security as Chinese apps gain massive user base

Experts warn of potential data leakage and cyber surveillance as TikTok and Temu expand their reach in the country

South Korea grapples with data security as Chinese apps gain massive user base
Yeji ChungYeji Chung June 7, 2024
Putin’s praise for Seoul’s Ukraine stance raises eyebrows, risks for South Korea
Briefings

Putin’s praise for Seoul’s Ukraine stance raises eyebrows, risks for South Korea

Yoon’s case-by-case approach to Russia risks undermining South Korea’s global pivotal state aspirations amid UN role

Putin’s praise for Seoul’s Ukraine stance raises eyebrows, risks for South Korea
KOREA PROKOREA PRO June 7, 2024
President Yoon Suk-yeol’s Africa summit pledges boost ties, but challenges loom
Briefings

President Yoon Suk-yeol’s Africa summit pledges boost ties, but challenges loom

South Korea seeks to expand trade and investment in Africa, but must navigate infrastructure and policy hurdles

President Yoon Suk-yeol’s Africa summit pledges boost ties, but challenges loom
KOREA PROKOREA PRO June 5, 2024
U.S., South Korea and Japan institutionalize partnership amid challenges
Briefings

U.S., South Korea and Japan institutionalize partnership amid challenges

Ministers agree to meet to ensure continuity of trilateral cooperation in the face of political risks in each country

U.S., South Korea and Japan institutionalize partnership amid challenges
KOREA PROKOREA PRO June 3, 2024
Seoul forced to navigate geopolitical minefield after ICC targets Israel, Hamas
Analysis

Seoul forced to navigate geopolitical minefield after ICC targets Israel, Hamas

Arrest warrants place ROK in tight spot between ally US and international court, as it balances interests in Middle East

Seoul forced to navigate geopolitical minefield after ICC targets Israel, Hamas
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 31, 2024
New allegations Yoon meddled in marine death case fuel scrutiny of his actions
Analysis

New allegations Yoon meddled in marine death case fuel scrutiny of his actions

Revelation of president’s phone calls to ex-defense chief risk turning case into all-consuming political controversy

New allegations Yoon meddled in marine death case fuel scrutiny of his actions
John LeeJohn Lee May 30, 2024
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