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COVID-19 Factor Powers South Korea’s Ruling Party to Historic Victory
April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Factor Powers South Korea’s Ruling Party to Historic Victory

By Cory Bisbee
The Democratic Party wins unilateral control of the National Assembly, while conservatives and minor parties recede.
South Korean Ruling Party Wins Supermajority in Legislative Election
April 17, 2020

South Korean Ruling Party Wins Supermajority in Legislative Election

By Associated Press
President Moon’s Democratic Party and its affiliate won 180 out of 300 seats, buoyed by public support for the government’s COVID-19 response.

South Korea’s Coronavirus-Era Online Learning Hits Snag 
April 15, 2020

South Korea’s Coronavirus-Era Online Learning Hits Snag 

By Tae-jun Kang
The roll-out of distance learning is off to a rocky start.

Inter-Korean Relations Amid COVID-19
April 14, 2020

Inter-Korean Relations Amid COVID-19

By Magnus Lundström
The North’s stonewalling of South Korean assistance is more proof that Kim Jong Un has little interest in reconciliation.

South Korea’s Experiment in Pandemic Surveillance
April 13, 2020

South Korea’s Experiment in Pandemic Surveillance

By Eun A Jo
South Korea is a testing ground for how to balance robust surveillance in the name of public health with individual privacy rights.
South Korea’s Election: Beyond Coronavirus
April 10, 2020

South Korea’s Election: Beyond Coronavirus

By Thomas Kalinowski
Beyond COVID-19, can the upcoming parliamentary election help heal serious weaknesses in South Korea’s political system?

South Korea Ramps-up Exports of COVID-19 Testing Kits
April 09, 2020

South Korea Ramps-up Exports of COVID-19 Testing Kits

By Kyle Ferrier
South Korea's mass testing helped keep its outbreak under control. Now other countries are hoping to benefit from Korea's testing capacity.
Elections in the Time of COVID-19
April 02, 2020

Elections in the Time of COVID-19

By Jenna Gibson
South Korea’s ruling party hopes to maintain its control of the legislature in upcoming election.

South Korean Cobbler Hopes Donation Gives ‘Strength and Courage’
April 01, 2020

South Korean Cobbler Hopes Donation Gives ‘Strength and Courage’

By Associated Press
A Korean man aims to donate land, worth up to $570,000, to the local government to help support those suffering economic difficulties because of the pandemic.

South Korea: Elections Amid a Pandemic
April 01, 2020

South Korea: Elections Amid a Pandemic

By Youngmi Kim
Electoral reforms and inter-Korea relations once looked destined to dominate April’s parliamentary elections. Now a global pandemic will likely be the deciding factor.

A Democratic Response to Coronavirus: Lessons From South Korea
March 30, 2020

A Democratic Response to Coronavirus: Lessons From South Korea

By Eun A Jo
South Korea’s success thus far isn’t just due to its government. The public itself has been a crucial part of the story.
South Korea: The Politics of COVID-19
March 26, 2020

South Korea: The Politics of COVID-19

By Timothy S. Rich et al
As an election looms, a survey finds that respondents’ political affiliations predicts their satisfaction with the government’s pandemic response.

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