Celebrating Chuseok in South Korea and how gender inequality still exists: Letter from the Bureau Ep 6
Listen now
Letter From The Bureau Ep 6: Celebrating Chuseok and observing gender inequality in South Korea 20:34 mins Synopsis: The Straits Times' foreign editor Bhagyashree Garekar chats with ST’s correspondents in the Asia-Pacific, the US and Europe every month. They talk about life as it goes on, amid the screaming headlines and bubbling crises. In this episode, she chats with ST's South Korea correspondent Chang May Choon about the following: What is Chuseok; difference between Chuseok celebrations, pre and post-Covid-19 (1:04) South Korea - a still-patriarchal society or a modern, technologically-driven nation? (6:18) Blatant gender inequality in everyday life, even in schools and the workforce (9:40) May Choon's personal experience of Chuseok and gender divide in South Korea (13:46) Newer Chuseok traditions being created by modern Korean mothers-in-law (17:06) Produced by: Bhagyashree Garekar ([email protected]), Ernest Luis, Hadyu Rahim & Fa’izah Sani Edited by: Hadyu Rahim & Dan Koh Subscribe to our Asian Insider Podcast channel to follow our various shows each week and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: https://str.sg/JWa7 Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWa8 Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/Ju4h  Spotify: https://str.sg/JWaX Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: [email protected] Read Chang May Choon’s stories: https://www.straitstimes.com/authors/chang-may-choon Read more of ST's Letters From The Bureau: https://www.straitstimes.com/tags/letter-from-the-bureau Asian Insider newsletter: https://www.straitstimes.com/tags/asian-insider Asian Insider videos: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnK3VE4BKduMSOntUoS6ALNp21jMmgfBX --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa7 Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE Life Weekend Picks Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa2 #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! #STAsianInsider   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
More Episodes
The Big Story Ep 120: Singapore faces critical 2 weeks as Omicron's unknowns threaten reopening 7:47 mins Synopsis: This is a special episode of The Straits Times' video series The Big Story, hosted by Hairianto Diman and Olivia Quay. Before Singapore can proceed with its endemic Covid-19...
Published 12/02/21
ST Sports Talk Ep 141: Ryan Giggs and Nicky Butt on Man United woes 14:32 mins Synopsis: The Straits Times tackles the biggest sports talking points every month. Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs and Nicky Butt are on this episode of ST Sports Talk, to discuss the problems that have plagued...
Published 12/02/21