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How Do Americans View South Korea’s COVID-19 Response?
October 21, 2020

How Do Americans View South Korea’s COVID-19 Response?

By Juni Kim
Most Americans view South Korea's COVID response positively -- but less so than countries like Canada, Japan, and Australia.
What Do South Koreans Think of Their Government’s COVID-19 Response?
October 07, 2020

What Do South Koreans Think of Their Government’s COVID-19 Response?

By Timothy S. Rich, Madelynn Einhorn, Andi Dahmer, and Isabel Eliassen
Early on, South Korea was touted as a model of COVID-19 containment. Does the public still approve of the government’s approach?

South Korea Baffled by Stop-and-Search, Police Bus Walls During Protests
October 05, 2020

South Korea Baffled by Stop-and-Search, Police Bus Walls During Protests

By Tae-jun Kang
Moves to disrupt anti-government protests were justified as a COVID-19 response measure, but many suspect a darker motivation.

South Korea President Stresses Peace, Inclusiveness, and Multilateralism at UN
September 23, 2020

South Korea President Stresses Peace, Inclusiveness, and Multilateralism at UN

By Kyle Ferrier
Moon Jae-in’s speech centered on COVID-19 and its many challenges, but also touched on the North Korea conundrum.

How COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc on South Korea’s Labor Market
August 28, 2020

How COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc on South Korea’s Labor Market

By Vladimir Hlasny
Despite a resolute response by the government, COVID-19 has taken a serious bite out of the South Korean economy.
South Korea’s Search for a COVD-19 Vaccine
August 26, 2020

South Korea’s Search for a COVD-19 Vaccine

By Kyle Ferrier
The threat of a second wave seems to have renewed the sense of urgency for producing a vaccine.

South Korea Pastor Tests Positive Amid COVID-19 Spike at Seoul Church
August 18, 2020

South Korea Pastor Tests Positive Amid COVID-19 Spike at Seoul Church

By Associated Press
Rev. Jun Kwang-hun had participated in a thousands-strong anti-government protests two days before testing positive, raising fears of a massive outbreak in Seoul.
COVID-19 Pushes South Korea Into Recession
August 03, 2020

COVID-19 Pushes South Korea Into Recession

By Troy Stangarone
Despite its capable handling of the pandemic overall, South Korea has not been able to escape the global economic fallout.

South Korea’s ‘New Deal’
August 01, 2020

South Korea’s ‘New Deal’

By Dongwoo Kim
Seoul is already looking ahead to the post-COVID world.

K-pop Leads With ‘Contactless’ Concerts
July 16, 2020

K-pop Leads With ‘Contactless’ Concerts

By Layne Vandenberg
K-pop groups are proving that the art of the performance can have a virtual future, even beyond COVID-19 restrictions.

Beijing Expands Lockdowns as Cases Top 100 in New Outbreak
June 16, 2020

Beijing Expands Lockdowns as Cases Top 100 in New Outbreak

By Associated Press
Watching for a second wave, China acts to combat a resurgence of coronavirus cases.
COVID-19 Resurgence Threatens South Korea’s Success Story
June 12, 2020

COVID-19 Resurgence Threatens South Korea’s Success Story

By Associated Press
A spike of infections in Seoul has inspired second-guessing on whether officials were too quick to ease on social distancing.

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