August 16, 2022
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South Korean voters appear tired of Yoon Suk-yeol, less than 3 months into term
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South Korean voters appear tired of Yoon Suk-yeol, less than 3 months into term

President is even losing support among oldest voters, long a reliable base for conservative politicians

South Korean voters appear tired of Yoon Suk-yeol, less than 3 months into term
Karl FriedhoffKarl Friedhoff July 12, 2022
South Korea and Japan navigate Abe’s legacy as they push to improve ties
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South Korea and Japan navigate Abe’s legacy as they push to improve ties

Tokyo free to seek relation reset with Seoul after election win, but militarization push could derail cooperation

South Korea and Japan navigate Abe’s legacy as they push to improve ties
John LeeJohn Lee July 11, 2022
Was Yoon Suk-yeol’s trip to NATO Summit a success? It depends who you ask.
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Was Yoon Suk-yeol’s trip to NATO Summit a success? It depends who you ask.

South Korea’s polarized media offer conflicting takes on president's first trip abroad, with attention focused on Japan

Was Yoon Suk-yeol’s trip to NATO Summit a success? It depends who you ask.
Hyun-jun YeoHyun-jun Yeo July 7, 2022
How foreign firms thrive in South Korea’s startup ecosystem
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How foreign firms thrive in South Korea’s startup ecosystem

Lower labor costs, highly skilled workforce create opportunities for success — if you know where to look

How foreign firms thrive in South Korea’s startup ecosystem
Daniel TudorDaniel Tudor July 6, 2022
South Korea blasts off into space without clear vision for where it’s going
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South Korea blasts off into space without clear vision for where it’s going

Despite ambitions to explore final frontier, Seoul’s investment into its space program lags far behind

South Korea blasts off into space without clear vision for where it’s going
Karl FriedhoffKarl Friedhoff July 5, 2022
South Korea walks tightrope between Europe and Asia at first NATO summit
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South Korea walks tightrope between Europe and Asia at first NATO summit

While Yoon Suk-yeol promoted trade with European nations, progress in relations with Japan failed to deliver on hype

South Korea walks tightrope between Europe and Asia at first NATO summit
James FretwellJames Fretwell July 4, 2022
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