South Korean Lawmakers Vote to Lift Opposition Leader’s Immunity to Arrest
By Kim Tong-hyung
Despite the Democratic Party's majority, lawmakers voted to allow the party’s chair, Lee Jae-myung, to be arrested amid several corruption investigations.
South Korea’s Interior Minister Impeached for Role in Itaewon Tragedy
By Chelsie Alexandre
For the first time in South Korea’s modern history, a sitting cabinet member has been impeached by the country’s parliament.
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 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?
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.
Protesters Storm National Assembly, Capping off a Divisive Year for Korean Politics
By Jenna Gibson
Korea's conservative parties continue to up the ante in their opposition to Moon administration policies.
South Korean Political Parties' Newest Weapon: Music Videos
By Elaine Ramirez
The catchy tunes belie intense in-fighting and defections on both sides.
Surprise! South Korea’s Legislature Is Actually Doing Its Job
By Steven Denney
After being in a “vegetative state” for months, the South Korean National Assembly has begun passing laws again.