July 04, 2022
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As inflation worsens, South Korea braces for ‘perfect storm’ of economic woes
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As inflation worsens, South Korea braces for ‘perfect storm’ of economic woes

The country faces risks analogous to turmoil of 1970s, with the economy unlikely to emerge unscathed

As inflation worsens, South Korea braces for ‘perfect storm’ of economic woes
Christopher GreenChristopher Green June 30, 2022
How South Korea’s market-friendly policies impede innovation
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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

How South Korea’s market-friendly policies impede innovation
Sooyoung OhSooyoung Oh June 29, 2022
NATO summit a springboard for South Korea to diversify military ties
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NATO summit a springboard for South Korea to diversify military ties

Seoul’s participation reflects emerging threats it shares with Transatlantic alliance, as Beijing watches with suspicion

NATO summit a springboard for South Korea to diversify military ties
John LeeJohn Lee June 28, 2022
Travelers blame South Korea for missed flights over new document requirements
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Travelers blame South Korea for missed flights over new document requirements

A dozen visitors tell Korea Pro their travel plans were disrupted because they were not informed about new K-ETA system

Travelers blame South Korea for missed flights over new document requirements
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll June 27, 2022
South Korea’s tilt toward US risks stalling growing ties with Southeast Asia
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South Korea’s tilt toward US risks stalling growing ties with Southeast Asia

Seoul’s embrace of new ‘Indo-Pacific strategy’ will require efforts to reassure partners of its commitment to region

South Korea’s tilt toward US risks stalling growing ties with Southeast Asia
Sea Young (Sarah) KimSea Young (Sarah) Kim June 23, 2022
Yoon spurns balancing between US and China with foreign policy picks
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Yoon spurns balancing between US and China with foreign policy picks

Many appointees to key posts specialize in US relations as new president seeks closer alignment with Washington

Yoon spurns balancing between US and China with foreign policy picks
Hyun-jun YeoHyun-jun Yeo June 22, 2022
Abandoning phaseout, South Korea moves to get nuclear exports back on track
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Abandoning phaseout, South Korea moves to get nuclear exports back on track

Seoul has set ambitious targets for building power plants abroad, as companies bet on burgeoning small reactor market

Abandoning phaseout, South Korea moves to get nuclear exports back on track
Karl FriedhoffKarl Friedhoff June 21, 2022
To attract the crème de la crème, South Korea floats immigration shakeup
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To attract the crème de la crème, South Korea floats immigration shakeup

Yoon administration faces uphill battle to reverse demographic trends and change public perceptions about foreigners

To attract the crème de la crème, South Korea floats immigration shakeup
James FretwellJames Fretwell June 20, 2022
An age of economic technocrats arrives in South Korea
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An age of economic technocrats arrives in South Korea

Yoon Suk-yeol has picked experienced officials for top posts, boding well for policy but raising risk of groupthink

An age of economic technocrats arrives in South Korea
Hyun-jun YeoHyun-jun Yeo June 16, 2022
Why inflation is finally spiking in South Korea, months after the US
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Why inflation is finally spiking in South Korea, months after the US

Different factors have driven rising prices in two countries, increasing likelihood of economic slowdown

Why inflation is finally spiking in South Korea, months after the US
Peter WardPeter Ward June 15, 2022
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