December 02, 2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sooyoung Oh

Sooyoung Oh is a South Korean journalist based in Seoul. She anchors a current affairs program on Arirang TV and worked previously as a Seoul correspondent for United Press International.

Analysis

What the US midterm results mean for South Korea’s security and economy

China remains at center of US foreign policy in East Asia, leaving little room for imagination on the Korean Peninsula

Sooyoung OhSooyoung OhNovember 14, 2022
Analysis

Friends without benefits: How a new US law penalizes South Korean carmakers

Inflation Reduction Act casts doubt over Washington’s commitment to multilateralism and economic security of its allies

Sooyoung OhSooyoung OhAugust 30, 2022
Analysis

Why South Korea’s biggest chipmakers are betting big on US over China

Samsung and SK Hynix appear on board with US vision for semiconductor alliance with advanced East Asian economies

Sooyoung OhSooyoung OhAugust 4, 2022
Analysis

How ride-sharing services like Uber could end Seoul’s dire taxi shortage

Drivers aren’t returning after industry exodus during pandemic, leaving people stranded even in city center at night

Sooyoung OhSooyoung OhJuly 26, 2022
Analysis

How South Korea’s market-friendly policies impede innovation

Yoon administration’s economic approach may benefit corporate giants but is likely to crowd out smaller enterprise

Sooyoung OhSooyoung OhJune 29, 2022
Analysis

How South Korea’s exclusive press clubs undermine democracy

Close ties between media and government inhibit hard-hitting reporting and compromise journalism's watchdog role

Sooyoung OhSooyoung OhJune 8, 2022
Analysis

South Korea keeps strategic ambiguity alive by joining US-led economic framework

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is low risk and low reward for Seoul unlikely to raise eyebrows in Beijing, experts say

Sooyoung OhSooyoung OhMay 25, 2022
Analysis

How politicization of South Korea’s COVID-19 response has undercut its successes

Moon administration has failed to adapt its approach to address changing situation and economic pain, experts say

Sooyoung OhSooyoung OhMay 3, 2022