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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
Yoon administration faces pressure amid Japan’s Naver move
Briefings

Yoon administration faces pressure amid Japan’s Naver move

Opposition’s calls for a firm response to protect South Korean corporations from overseas complicates Seoul’s calculus

Yoon administration faces pressure amid Japan’s Naver move
KOREA PROKOREA PRO May 14, 2024
South Korea-Japan tech spat, AUKUS challenges, Yoon’s rare presser — Ep. 18
Podcast

South Korea-Japan tech spat, AUKUS challenges, Yoon’s rare presser — Ep. 18

The Korea Pro team examines the tech spat between Seoul and Tokyo and Yoon’s first press briefing in 21 months

South Korea-Japan tech spat, AUKUS challenges, Yoon’s rare presser — Ep. 18
KOREA PROKOREA PRO May 10, 2024
South Korea pledges $7.1 billion to help battery makers reduce China dependence
Briefings

South Korea pledges $7.1 billion to help battery makers reduce China dependence

Two-year grace period for graphite offers relief, but challenges remain in diversifying supply chains

South Korea pledges $7.1 billion to help battery makers reduce China dependence
KOREA PROKOREA PRO May 9, 2024
How Chinese e-commerce giants are disrupting the South Korean market
Analysis

How Chinese e-commerce giants are disrupting the South Korean market

Temu and AliExpress have expanded with aggressive pricing and marketing, spurring regulators to scramble for solutions

How Chinese e-commerce giants are disrupting the South Korean market
John LeeJohn Lee May 7, 2024
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