Jun Tae Ko is a bilingual (English/Korean) journalist and researcher based in Seoul, South Korea, with coverage experience in diverse sectors ranging from social affairs topics like labor, education and environment to business areas including the biopharmaceutical industry and the automobile sector. He has worked with The Korea Herald and The Korea JoongAng Daily and had also spent a year creating corporate marketing content for a staffing firm in Chicago. Jun Tae has a solid understanding of the Korean economy based on his experience researching, reporting and translating for topics on the Korean peninsula such as politics, social affairs, technology, stock market and industrial trends. Learn more about Jun Tae at http://www.walterko.com
Korean gaming industry and medical experts oppose the World Health Organization’s plan to certify gaming addiction as a disease. They believe the measure lacks conclusive scientific proof and could harm local firms by treating gamers like drug addicts.
A number of Korean firms vowed to make COVID-19 treatments and vaccines once the outbreak started to go out of control, but analyses show that promises have been made by companies that clearly lack the funds and technology required to target the virus.