April 16, 2024
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Elections 2024

South Korea’s historic opposition win sets the stage for a political showdown
Analysis

South Korea’s historic opposition win sets the stage for a political showdown

Yoon Suk-yeol faces potential investigations, public scrutiny and legislative challenges in the wake of the election

South Korea’s historic opposition win sets the stage for a political showdown
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim April 12, 2024
Ruling People Power Party’s landslide defeat and what comes next — Ep. 14
Podcast

Ruling People Power Party’s landslide defeat and what comes next — Ep. 14

Jeongmin and John discuss the election results, PPP leadership vacuum and potential DP-RKP cooperation

Ruling People Power Party’s landslide defeat and what comes next — Ep. 14
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 12, 2024
Yoon Suk-yeol’s economic agenda faces uncertainty after opposition election win
Analysis

Yoon Suk-yeol’s economic agenda faces uncertainty after opposition election win

Gridlock looms as Democratic Party looks set to challenge South Korean conservatives’ push for deregulation and tax cuts

Yoon Suk-yeol’s economic agenda faces uncertainty after opposition election win
John LeeJohn Lee April 11, 2024
South Korea’s opposition triumphs in general elections, dealing blow to Yoon
Briefings

South Korea’s opposition triumphs in general elections, dealing blow to Yoon

Democratic Party and allies set to challenge President Yoon Suk-yeol’s agenda, but fall short of veto-proof majority

South Korea’s opposition triumphs in general elections, dealing blow to Yoon
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 11, 2024
Power struggles loom in South Korea as parties prepare for post-election battles
Analysis

Power struggles loom in South Korea as parties prepare for post-election battles

General election outcome could create more polarized political environment as presidential hopefuls jockey for position

Power struggles loom in South Korea as parties prepare for post-election battles
John LeeJohn Lee April 10, 2024
South Korea’s general elections marred by smear campaigns and uncertainty
Analysis

South Korea’s general elections marred by smear campaigns and uncertainty

As parties focus on negative tactics, voter turnout and undecided voters hold the key to election outcome

South Korea’s general elections marred by smear campaigns and uncertainty
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim April 9, 2024
South Korea’s election watchdog races to ensure integrity amid spy cam scandal
Analysis

South Korea’s election watchdog races to ensure integrity amid spy cam scandal

As voters head to the polls on Wednesday, experts warn of the dangers posed by political division and erosion of trust

South Korea’s election watchdog races to ensure integrity amid spy cam scandal
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park April 9, 2024
South Korean parties pledge climate change action, but offer few specifics
Analysis

South Korean parties pledge climate change action, but offer few specifics

Experts say politicians are more focused on climate crisis but question whether campaign promises are just lip service

South Korean parties pledge climate change action, but offer few specifics
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park March 29, 2024
Former justice minister’s comeback splits progressives along generational lines
Analysis

Former justice minister’s comeback splits progressives along generational lines

Cho Kuk’s popularity among older progressives contrasts with disdain from younger voters wary of corruption

Former justice minister’s comeback splits progressives along generational lines
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 15, 2024
Han Dong-hoon’s rise from prosecutor to presidential frontrunner
Profiles

Han Dong-hoon’s rise from prosecutor to presidential frontrunner

Korea Pro charts how the ruling party boss built his fame tackling corruption and launched an unlikely political career

Han Dong-hoon’s rise from prosecutor to presidential frontrunner
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 14, 2024