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Student’s Satirical Cartoon About Yoon Sparks Dispute over Free Speech

Student’s Satirical Cartoon About Yoon Sparks Dispute over Free Speech

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A satirical cartoon about President Yoon Suk-yeol has sparked a debate about freedom of expression after the culture ministry expressed regret and issued a warning to the organizer of a cartoon festival that awarded a prize to it. Drawn by a high school student, the cartoon, titled “Yoon Suk-yeol [...]

Yoon to Mark First 100 Days in Office amid Unusually Low Approval Ratings

Yoon to Mark First 100 Days in Office amid Unusually Low Approval Ratings

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — One hundred days into office, President Yoon Suk-yeol has seen his approval ratings more than halve to somewhere around 25 percent in the wake of unpopular personnel appointments and policy proposals, but no dramatic remedies are in sight. Yoon was inaugurated on May 10 after winning the election by [...]

Yoon Calls for Quickly Coming Up with Road Map to Abolish Gender Ministry

Yoon Calls for Quickly Coming Up with Road Map to Abolish Gender Ministry

SEOUL, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) — President Yoon Suk-yeol instructed officials Monday to quickly come up with a road map for abolishing the gender ministry in line with his campaign pledge, his spokesperson said. Yoon made the remark during a policy briefing by Gender Equality and Family Minister Kim Hyun-sook at his office, saying she [...]

Yoon Calls for Protecting Ordinary Citizens from High Inflation, Interest Rates

Yoon Calls for Protecting Ordinary Citizens from High Inflation, Interest Rates

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) — President Yoon Suk-yeol instructed officials Thursday to find ways to protect ordinary citizens from the financial pressures of high inflation and high interest rates. Yoon made the remark a day after the Bank of Korea delivered an unprecedented 0.5 percentage-point rate hike in a preemptive bid to fight fast-growing [...]