Global Risk Intelligence (JD Supra South Korea)
How AI Can Help South Korea’s Political Risk
On April 15, 2020, South Korea’s next legislative election will be held to fill the 300 seats of the National Assembly. While President Moon Jae-in’s Democratic Party is expected to perform well in the election, the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has sparked public anger over the president’s and the government’s response to the crisis.
South Korea’s Hydrogen Energy Initiative
As the impacts of climate change compound, emissions-free energy alternatives have gained traction around the globe. The solar energy market, for instance, is growing in many parts of the world, including India, China, Japan, Morocco, Germany, and the US. One energy alternative that has not yet gained as much attention as solar energy is hydrogen power. Still nascent, hydrogen energy has yet to...
The Implications of South Korea’s Relinquishment of its WTO Status as a Developing Country
South Korea is one of the world’s most technologically advanced countries. The East Asian state is perhaps most well-known as the home of Samsung Electronics, which has contributed significantly to the country’s domestic economic growth. Although South Korea is still struggling with a large income gap and its current trade dispute with Japan, it is now Asia’s fourth-largest economy. This has...