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US and South Korea discuss chip cooperation amid long-term industry concerns
Briefings

US and South Korea discuss chip cooperation amid long-term industry concerns

Facing a shrinking global market share, Seoul seeks cooperation with US to fortify chip sector resilience

US and South Korea discuss chip cooperation amid long-term industry concerns
KOREA PROKOREA PRO March 6, 2024
Why a push to reform South Korean spy law risks a diplomatic fallout with China
Analysis

Why a push to reform South Korean spy law risks a diplomatic fallout with China

Current ROK law only forbids espionage for North Korea, while focusing on punishments over measures to prevent leaks

Why a push to reform South Korean spy law risks a diplomatic fallout with China
John LeeJohn Lee March 4, 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
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
Yoon’s plan to ease greenbelt regulations promises jobs, poses risks
Briefings

Yoon’s plan to ease greenbelt regulations promises jobs, poses risks

Plan to replace conservation areas with tech hubs likely to spark debate on economic benefits versus environmental costs

Yoon’s plan to ease greenbelt regulations promises jobs, poses risks
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 23, 2024
Why South Korea’s e-commerce boom faces global integration hurdles
Analysis

Why South Korea’s e-commerce boom faces global integration hurdles

Record sales spurred by Chinese platforms contrast with challenges in growing Korea’s digital market presence abroad

Why South Korea’s e-commerce boom faces global integration hurdles
Irina KorgunIrina Korgun February 20, 2024
South Korea-Japan transport talks resume after eight-year hiatus
Briefings

South Korea-Japan transport talks resume after eight-year hiatus

Renewed dialogue will likely serve as platform to address demographic challenges, carbon neutrality in transport

South Korea-Japan transport talks resume after eight-year hiatus
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 19, 2024
New legislation to protect cryptocurrency exchange users faces mixed reactions
Analysis

New legislation to protect cryptocurrency exchange users faces mixed reactions

Some experts raise concerns that stringent regulations could prove too challenging for local blockchain enterprises

New legislation to protect cryptocurrency exchange users faces mixed reactions
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park February 14, 2024
South Korea’s arms sale to Saudi Arabia and confusing election systems — Ep. 4
Podcast

South Korea’s arms sale to Saudi Arabia and confusing election systems — Ep. 4

The Korea Pro team discusses sale of missile interceptors and defense technology leaks

South Korea’s arms sale to Saudi Arabia and confusing election systems — Ep. 4
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 9, 2024
South Korea’s defense strategy takes flight with Saudi missile sale
Briefings

South Korea’s defense strategy takes flight with Saudi missile sale

The $3.2 billion missile system deal with Saudi Arabia highlights Seoul’s growing influence in the Middle East region

South Korea’s defense strategy takes flight with Saudi missile sale
KOREA PROKOREA PRO February 8, 2024
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