In this report

As manufacturing conglomerates’ contribution to the economy decreases, South Korea is trying to boost creative industries like its pop music and smaller companies

South Korea sees technology as key to rejuvenation

As big manufacturers’ contribution falls, the emphasis is on innovation and start-ups to boost growth

Seoul urged to step back to let banking sector flourish

Interference by the government has been deterring foreign investors

South Korea: president scores higher abroad than at home

Generous promises of Park Geun-hye’s government prove difficult to keep

South Korean conglomerates head to foreign parts

The official shift of focus from corporations to small businesses will take a while to bear fruit

Rapprochement with Pyongyang remains elusive

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un seems to combine sabre-rattling with talk of social reform

South Korea is at an economic crossroads

Jun Kwang-Woo offers a prescription for the country joining the premier league

Games, films and comics exports enjoy growing acclaim

‘Hallyu’ is a boon for South Korea’s slowing economy

South Korean mobile messenger app expands reach into Asia

Kakao Corp introduces the ‘mobile big bang’

Education in South Korea: system must change to satisfy country’s and pupils’ needs

Rote learning and cramming are no longer enough in a competitive world