June 12, 2024
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South Korea’s carbon reduction efforts face European scrutiny at trade meeting
Briefings

South Korea’s carbon reduction efforts face European scrutiny at trade meeting

Slow progress in renewable energy adoption and spent nuclear fuel solutions leave country vulnerable

South Korea’s carbon reduction efforts face European scrutiny at trade meeting
KOREA PROKOREA PRO June 13, 2024
South Korea’s sluggish renewable energy transition puts economy at risk
Analysis

South Korea’s sluggish renewable energy transition puts economy at risk

Falling behind other developed nations in clean energy adoption will hinder country’s competitiveness and reputation

South Korea’s sluggish renewable energy transition puts economy at risk
John LeeJohn Lee June 12, 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
Samsung’s first-ever strike declaration puts tech giant in precarious position
Briefings

Samsung’s first-ever strike declaration puts tech giant in precarious position

New semiconductor head Jun Young-hyun tasked with navigating crisis, regaining edge in HBM market

Samsung’s first-ever strike declaration puts tech giant in precarious position
KOREA PROKOREA PRO May 31, 2024
South Korean authorities struggle to keep pace with evolving phishing tactics
Analysis

South Korean authorities struggle to keep pace with evolving phishing tactics

As scammers adapt their methods, vulnerable individuals continue to be exploited by criminal networks

South Korean authorities struggle to keep pace with evolving phishing tactics
Hyojin KimHyojin Kim May 28, 2024
Samsung’s new chipmaker head, short-selling ban, overseas purchases — Ep. 21
Podcast

Samsung’s new chipmaker head, short-selling ban, overseas purchases — Ep. 21

The Korea Pro team discusses a range of business and economic issues that dominated the headlines in the past week

Samsung’s new chipmaker head, short-selling ban, overseas purchases — Ep. 21
KOREA PROKOREA PRO May 24, 2024
South Korea’s chip industry faces uphill battle despite massive support package
Briefings

South Korea’s chip industry faces uphill battle despite massive support package

$19 billion investment fails to tackle key challenges as Taiwan’s TSMC outpaces in R&D spending and government support

South Korea’s chip industry faces uphill battle despite massive support package
KOREA PROKOREA PRO May 24, 2024
Why Samsung’s surprise semiconductor shakeup is a high-stakes gamble
Analysis

Why Samsung’s surprise semiconductor shakeup is a high-stakes gamble

Firm aims to minimize disruption by only replacing semiconductor division chief but needs decisive action to stem losses

Why Samsung’s surprise semiconductor shakeup is a high-stakes gamble
John LeeJohn Lee May 21, 2024
Yoon pushes for R&D boost, scrapping feasibility studies to drive growth
Briefings

Yoon pushes for R&D boost, scrapping feasibility studies to drive growth

South Korean president’s plan aims to accelerate innovation but raises concerns over resource allocation

Yoon pushes for R&D boost, scrapping feasibility studies to drive growth
KOREA PROKOREA PRO May 20, 2024
US tariffs on China could boost South Korean EV and battery exports
Briefings

US tariffs on China could boost South Korean EV and battery exports

Upcoming trilateral meeting with Japan and China will likely focus on trade tensions and South Korea’s position

US tariffs on China could boost South Korean EV and battery exports
KOREA PROKOREA PRO May 16, 2024
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