A recent study showed that 8 out of 10 South Koreans have negative feelings about China, and it’s mostly the younger adults. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
A recent study showed that 8 out of 10 South Koreans have negative feelings about China, and it’s mostly the younger adults. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
China trade

As South Korean youth sour on China, can ‘economic common sense’ bring bilateral balance?

  • Negative public opinion is fuelling discourse and xenophobia between the people of China and South Korea, sharply contrasting friendly ties of decades past
  • Recent public survey finds that younger South Korean adults are more inclined to dislike China than older generations – an anomaly among 19 countries polled by Pew

A recent study showed that 8 out of 10 South Koreans have negative feelings about China, and it’s mostly the younger adults. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
A recent study showed that 8 out of 10 South Koreans have negative feelings about China, and it’s mostly the younger adults. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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