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Korea needs foreign caregivers

Proactive steps essential to employ migrant workers Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon reiterated the need to introduce foreign caregivers in Korea to address...

07.03.2024 20

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Looming nuclear turmoil

Korea must reassess security policy from scratch By Kim Won-soo Kim Won-soo Since the advent of nuclear weapons in 1945, a fragile peace has...

06.03.2024 30

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Fertility rate plummets

Drastic steps needed to tackle record low birth rate The persistent alarm over the nation's declining fertility rate has resonated frequently. While...

05.03.2024 20

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Same old faces

PPP fails to impress voters in candidate selection The conservative ruling People Power Party (PPP) wrapped up its selection of candidates for the...

04.03.2024 20

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What Yoon's speech missed

President Yoon Suk Yeol delivers a speech to commemorate the 105th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement at the Yu Gwan-sun Memorial Hall...

03.03.2024 20

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K-reactor renaissance

Hasten passage of high-level radioactive waste bill Prompted by the recent increase in sales overseas, Korean nuclear plant builders are now...

29.02.2024 10

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Ukraine and Korean War

Decision makers should learn lessons from the past By John Merrill   In some ways, the dynamics of the Ukraine-Russian conflict, which began...

29.02.2024 10

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K-reactor renaissance

Hasten passage of high-level radioactive waste bill Prompted by the recent increase in sales overseas, Korean nuclear plant builders are now...

29.02.2024 20

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Ukraine and Korean War

Decision makers should learn lessons from the past By John Merrill   In some ways, the dynamics of the Ukraine-Russian conflict, which began...

28.02.2024 20

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Preventing unnecessary collapse

Gov't, doctors should both step back, compromise After more than a week of a mass walkout by junior doctors protesting against a rise in medical...

27.02.2024 20

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Looming 2nd CHIPS Act

Korea must act as US, Japan go all out to bolster chip industries The United States and Japan are swiftly enhancing their semiconductor industries,...

26.02.2024 20

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Candidate selection in peril

Conflicts of interest, dubious standards taint integrity of nominations Backlash from disgruntled politicians against a selection committee is a...

25.02.2024 10

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Chaos at hospitals

Stop strikes and begin dialogue immediately The mounting tumult in hospitals across the nation is indicating a worsening situation, as more and more...

22.02.2024 20

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Korea's chip dilemma

Korean firms should acquire AI tech companies By John Burton   Has Korea become too dependent on semiconductors, its main economic engine? It...

21.02.2024 20

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'Big tent' dissolves

2 Lee's rift dispels voters' desire for third party What seemed like a promising big-tent party that brought together those from across the political...

20.02.2024 20

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Seoul-Havana ties

North Korea’s isolation deepens in global community The presidential office unveiled a list of possible benefits stemming from the newly...

19.02.2024 20

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North Korea-Japan summit looms

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida walks before the Lower House's plenary session at the National Diet in Tokyo, Jan. 30. UPI-Yonhap Seoul needs...

18.02.2024 20

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Escalating Trump risk

Prepare for dangerous, volatile security situation Former U.S. President Donald Trump has stolen the limelight with his recent seemingly...

15.02.2024 20

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Climate-conscious voters

By Jang Daul   We live in a climate crisis. Climate change will be the most dominant factor in our lives if it already has not been. Polar bears...

14.02.2024 20

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Third party steps in

A new political party has been established through the merger of four minor parties. This "big tent" coalition brings together prominent figures such...

13.02.2024 30

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Booming 'K-defense'

Financial regulation should be removed immediately Buoyed by the recent flurry of contract signings for exports of major weapons systems, expectations...

12.02.2024 20

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'A bit regrettable'

Yoon fails to offer sincere apology for scandal President Yoon Suk Yeol discussed upcoming state policies for the new year during an interview with...

08.02.2024 20

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Focus on North Korea's economy and Russia

By Troy Stangarone Troy Stangarone In recent weeks, there has been significant discussion of whether North Korea has made the fundamental...

07.02.2024 30

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Samsung chief acquitted

More efforts needed to enhance transparency, fairness Samsung Electronics and other Samsung affiliates are widely anticipated to resume full-scale...

06.02.2024 20

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Disastrous populist pledges

Concerns grow amid record tax revenue shortfall As the crucial general elections approach, rival political parties are taking flak for coming up with...

05.02.2024 10

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Firefighters at risk

A person pays tribute to two firefighters, who lost their lives in a meat factory fire, at a memorial altar set up in the Mungyeong Fire House in...

04.02.2024 20

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90 seconds to midnight

Korea must proactively mitigate and adapt to existential risks By Kim Won-soo   Last week, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) reset the...

01.02.2024 20

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Respect for bereaved families

Parties should renegotiate Itaewon investigation bill   As widely expected, President Yoon Suk Yeol vetoed a bill on Tuesday to launch a special...

31.01.2024 2

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Ensuring workplace safety

Fundamental solution needed to create safer work environment Following a two-year grace period, the Serious Accidents Punishment Act (SAPA) came into...

31.01.2024 2

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Respect for bereaved families

Parties should renegotiate Itaewon investigation bill   As widely expected, President Yoon Suk Yeol vetoed a bill on Tuesday to launch a special...

31.01.2024 10

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Ensuring workplace safety

Fundamental solution needed to create safer work environment Following a two-year grace period, the Serious Accidents Punishment Act (SAPA) came into...

30.01.2024 20

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Food security on alert

Rice powder, 'strategic' grain production must be boosted The World Food Summit in 1996 first defined food security as basic access to an adequate...

29.01.2024 20

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Horrific attacks on politicians

Politics of hatred must stop immediately Rep. Bae Hyun-jin of the ruling People Power Party (PPP) was discharged from the hospital on Saturday after...

28.01.2024 20

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Yoon-Han discord unresolved

President Yoon Suk Yeol, left, and Han Dong-hoon, interim leader of the ruling People Power Party, visit the site of an open air market in Seocheon,...

25.01.2024 20

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Dire warnings

Koreas should refrain from triggering inadvertent war By John Burton   Nothing would be more likely to grab the attention of the...

24.01.2024 20

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Caregiving crisis

Combined efforts needed to cope with growing demands Despite hypermodernization, a large number of Korean households still provide in-family...

23.01.2024 20

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Putin's visit to N. Korea imminent

Strategic approach needed to tackle multiple tasks Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his willingness to visit Pyongyang soon, North...

22.01.2024 20

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Risky transfer of spy probe jurisdiction

An unnamed man accused of being involved in a spy ring case, center, is taken by investigators to a court on Jan. 31 last year. Korea Times file ...

21.01.2024 20

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Hostile rhetoric crosses line

More diplomatic approaches needed to ease tensions In a strongly-worded statement, North Korea is heightening tensions on the Korean Peninsula by...

18.01.2024 20

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Competitiveness hinges on climate action

Must seek innovative ways toward carbon-free production By Jang Daul The new Global Risks Report for this year was disclosed by the World Economic...

17.01.2024 20

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Fanfare for Youth Olympics

Take all steps to enable peaceful global sports event This Friday, the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games will start in the mountainous eastern...

16.01.2024 30

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Bitcoin ETFs endorsed

Brace for 'big bang' in cryptocurrency market The nation’s financial regulator on Friday rejected the proposed introduction of U.S. spot bitcoin...

15.01.2024 30

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Craze for medical schools

STEM brain drain casts shadow on Korea's future Pursuing a career as a doctor seems to be rewarding in many ways. It’s a rare profession allowing...

14.01.2024 20

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Nascent space agency

Speed up efforts to become global space power The National Assembly passed a special bill for the establishment of an independent aerospace agency....

11.01.2024 10

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IRA benefits Korea

By Troy Stangarone   Act helps expand market for clean energy products Following the adoption of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) in August...

10.01.2024 20

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Revival of 'second office'

Navigating challenges with minimal effort Once again, special prosecution bills have become a source of division ahead of the April 10 general...

09.01.2024 20

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Rapid rush to demise

Drastic steps needed to cope with demographic decline Undoubtedly, the fast dwindling population and record low birthrate are the most pressing and...

08.01.2024 20

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Pyongyang makes progress in nukes while Seoul in limbo over partisan politics

A critical look at 30 years of allies' attempts to curb N. Korea's nuclear ambitions This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first North Korean...

07.01.2024 20

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Paradigm shift in trade

Steps needed to tackle widening deficit with China Korea registered a trade deficit of $9.97 billion in 2023. This represents a modest decline...

04.01.2024 30

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Navigating the storm: anticipating the challenges of 2024

Korea should conduct pragmatic assessment while pursuing visionary solutions The year 2024 has dawned. True to the character of the blue dragon...

03.01.2024 30

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