Biography of the Author Lim Yunsuk

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  1. Life after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics | Video
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    Life after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics | Video

    South Korea's Gangwon province, which borders the North, spent close to US$13 billion to host the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. A year on, ...
  2. How South Korea celebrates Chinese New Year | Video
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    How South Korea celebrates Chinese New Year | Video

    Thirty years ago, the Korean government did not endorse Chinese New Year as a national holiday. Lim Yun Suk explains why, and tells us how it is ...
  3. The challenges posed by South Korea’s rapidly growing elderly population | Video
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    The challenges posed by South Korea’s rapidly growing elderly population | Video

    South Korea is ageing faster than any other developed country, and it is predicted the country could become a "super-aged" society by 2026 or even ...
  4. South Korea chokes under fine dust pollution | Video
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    South Korea chokes under fine dust pollution | Video

    South Koreans are petitioning the government to do more about air pollution as the country experiences unhealthy and even hazardous levels of smog ...
  5. Unemployment among young South Koreans a 'national crisis': Experts | Video
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    Unemployment among young South Koreans a 'national crisis': Experts | Video

    The South Korean government paid out a record figure of about US$6 billion in unemployment benefits last year - a nearly 30% jump from 2017. Lim ...
  6. South Korea’s gaming scene and the debate over imposing controls | Video
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    South Korea’s gaming scene and the debate over imposing controls | Video

    South Korea was the world’s fourth largest market for mobile gaming in 2017. But while it is big business, it has also raised questions about ...
  7. Could children's entertainment be the next big global thing for South Korea, following the Baby Shark viral video sensation?
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    Could children's entertainment be the next big global thing for South Korea, following the Baby Shark viral video sensation?

    This year, South Korean K-pop once again showed what it can do on the world stage with boyband BTS becoming the first K-pop band to top the US ...
  8. South Korea’s visa-free Jeju island attracts Chinese travellers | Video
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    South Korea’s visa-free Jeju island attracts Chinese travellers | Video

    Duty-free shops at South Korea’s Jeju island has attracted many Chinese travellers who are there to buy goods for resale back home. Known as ...
  9. Hundreds of Yemeni refugees seek a new life on South Korea’s Jeju island, but not all have welcomed them | Video
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    Hundreds of Yemeni refugees seek a new life on South Korea’s Jeju island, but not all have welcomed them | Video

    The South Korean government on Oct 17 granted temporary visas – on humanitarian grounds - to more than 500 Yemeni refugees who arrived recently on ...
  10. protest rally held in jeju island over yemeni refugees

    Hostile welcome: Protests, hardship greet Yemeni nationals seeking refugee status in Jeju