July 20, 2024
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Diplomatic tensions rise as Japan targets Korean tech giant’s chat app stake
Briefings

Diplomatic tensions rise as Japan targets Korean tech giant’s chat app stake

Demand for divestment over data security concerns echoes U.S. TikTok ban, highlights growing tech nationalism

Diplomatic tensions rise as Japan targets Korean tech giant’s chat app stake
KOREA PROKOREA PRO May 6, 2024
Low-cost, high crime: The price of South Korea’s unmanned store revolution
Analysis

Low-cost, high crime: The price of South Korea’s unmanned store revolution

Lack of staff cuts down on labor costs for owners, but has fueled rise in thefts and raised safety concerns

Low-cost, high crime: The price of South Korea’s unmanned store revolution
Lina ParkLina Park May 2, 2024
South Korea’s spy camera epidemic persists despite stricter laws
Analysis

South Korea’s spy camera epidemic persists despite stricter laws

Wide availability, lenient sentencing and societal attitudes hinder progress in combating digital sex crimes

South Korea’s spy camera epidemic persists despite stricter laws
Hyojin KimHyojin Kim April 30, 2024
Elderly South Koreans face digital isolation as government slashes tech budget
Analysis

Elderly South Koreans face digital isolation as government slashes tech budget

Budget cuts and rapid digitalization leave elderly citizens grappling with isolation and limited access to services

Elderly South Koreans face digital isolation as government slashes tech budget
Kim Yeon-joongKim Yeon-joong April 26, 2024
South Korea, Japan strengthen chip partnership with $120 million investment deal
Briefings

South Korea, Japan strengthen chip partnership with $120 million investment deal

Industry minister Ahn Duk-geun’s Tokyo visit highlights growing tech cooperation between the two nations

South Korea, Japan strengthen chip partnership with $120 million investment deal
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 23, 2024
South Korea’s industries minister meets US officials to discuss chip subsidies
Briefings

South Korea’s industries minister meets US officials to discuss chip subsidies

Ahn Duk-geun seeks fair treatment for Korean companies as TSMC secures billions in US funding

South Korea’s industries minister meets US officials to discuss chip subsidies
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 16, 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’s chip cluster plan raises feasibility concerns, overlooks challenges
Briefings

Yoon’s chip cluster plan raises feasibility concerns, overlooks challenges

President Yoon Suk-yeol’s ambitious plan lacks funding details as rivals aggressively subsidize chip production

Yoon’s chip cluster plan raises feasibility concerns, overlooks challenges
KOREA PROKOREA PRO April 10, 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 Korea’s tech ambitions at risk from government’s R&D budget whiplash
Analysis

South Korea’s tech ambitions at risk from government’s R&D budget whiplash

Inconsistent policies, poor communication erode trust and threaten Korea’s position in global chip market

South Korea’s tech ambitions at risk from government’s R&D budget whiplash
Choi HaanChoi Haan April 4, 2024
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