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Yoon Suk-yeol scandals

South Korea’s Opposition Leader Urges President Yoon to Allow Special Investigations

South Korea’s Opposition Leader Urges President Yoon to Allow Special Investigations

By Hyung-jin Kim
After the opposition’s landslide victory in legislative polls, Yoon held his first meeting with Democratic Party leader Lee Jae-myung since taking office.

South Korea’s Legislative Election: What Went Wrong for the PPP?

South Korea’s Legislative Election: What Went Wrong for the PPP?

By Kyle Pope
The leadup to the election saw President Yoon Suk-yeol embroiled in a series of damaging incidents. His party paid the price.
In South Korea, President Yoon’s Lame Duck Era Officially Begins

In South Korea, President Yoon’s Lame Duck Era Officially Begins

By Mitch Shin
The opposition Democratic Party of Korea won a landslide victory in the 22nd general elections, largely due to Yoon's unpopularity.

South Korea’s New Ambassador to Australia Is a Scourge for the Ruling Party

South Korea’s New Ambassador to Australia Is a Scourge for the Ruling Party

By Eunwoo Lee
The Yoon administration is losing more hearts and minds ahead of the general elections.

President Yoon Finally Addresses the First Lady’s Dior Pouch Controversy

President Yoon Finally Addresses the First Lady’s Dior Pouch Controversy

By Eunwoo Lee
The pre-taped interview, timed for the Lunar New Year holiday, did little to assuage public anger and questions about Kim Keon-hee's political role.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Yoon Suk-yeol’s Polarizing First Year

Yoon Suk-yeol’s Polarizing First Year

By Karl Friedhoff
South Korea’s President Yoon rode polarization to steady the ship through his first year in office.

Yoon and Biden Announce ‘Washington Declaration’ to Lock in Nuclear Deterrent

Yoon and Biden Announce ‘Washington Declaration’ to Lock in Nuclear Deterrent

By Mitch Shin
In Yoon’s visit to Washington this week, South Korea and the United States reaffirmed their joint efforts to respond to North Korean nuclear threats.
Rich South Korea, Unhappy Koreans

Rich South Korea, Unhappy Koreans

By Hyung-A Kim
South Korea has a glowing global reputation. So why do so many Koreans think “isaengmang” – this life is ruined?

South Korea’s Interior Minister Impeached for Role in Itaewon Tragedy

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. 

Yoon Comment Sparks Diplomatic Row Between South Korea, Iran

Yoon Comment Sparks Diplomatic Row Between South Korea, Iran

By Kim Tong-hyung
President Yoon Suk-yeol's comments describing Iran as the “enemy” of the UAE during a trip to that country triggered a diplomatic spat.

South Korea’s President Yoon Criticized for Banning Broadcaster From Plane

South Korea’s President Yoon Criticized for Banning Broadcaster From Plane

By Kim Tong-Hyung
MBC, the broadcaster at the center of an earlier “hot mic” scandal, was barred from joining the press pool traveling with Yoon to Southeast Asia.
President Yoon’s Office and Party Threaten South Korean Broadcaster

President Yoon’s Office and Party Threaten South Korean Broadcaster

By Mitch Shin
Days after using “freedom” 21 times in his debut at the U.N. General Assembly, Yoon is now harming the freedom of press in his country. 

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