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China’s Subsidized Shipbuilding
October 22, 2014
China’s Subsidized Shipbuilding
New research shows that China supports its shipbuilding with massive subsidies.
China’s Subsidized Shipbuilding
North Korea’s Curious Detainee Release
October 22, 2014
North Korea’s Curious Detainee Release
Why has Pyongyang decided to free Jeffrey Fowle now?
North Korea’s Curious Detainee Release
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
October 22, 2014
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
"China as a liberal democracy would be a much more nationalist, much more dangerous country."
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
South Koreans More Accepting of LGBT Community
October 21, 2014
South Koreans More Accepting of LGBT Community
South Koreans are increasingly accepting of homosexuality.
South Koreans More Accepting of LGBT Community
Kim Jong-un: A Fashion Icon
October 21, 2014
Kim Jong-un: A Fashion Icon
Kim Jong-un's paeki hairstyle is taking North Korea by storm.
Kim Jong-un: A Fashion Icon
A New Type of US-Japan Trade Relationship
October 21, 2014
A New Type of US-Japan Trade Relationship
Secretary of Commerce Pritzker’s trade mission to Japan this week underscores the progress made in recent years.
A New Type of US-Japan Trade Relationship
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives
October 21, 2014
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives
Also, India and China hold exercises, Pakistan-Iran tensions rise, a Korean standoff, and more. Defense links.
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
October 21, 2014
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
The U.S. and China make some progress on global issues, but remain largely entrenched on bilateral problems.
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
October 20, 2014
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
North Korea’s erratic behavior continues to draw regional diplomatic attention.
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
South Korea’s Coast Guard Is Here to Stay
October 20, 2014
South Korea’s Coast Guard Is Here to Stay
The recent incident with Chinese fishermen has nullified President Park's pledge to abolish the ROK Coast Guard.
South Korea’s Coast Guard Is Here to Stay
North Korea Says US Trying to ‘Ignite a Nuclear War’
October 19, 2014
North Korea Says US Trying to ‘Ignite a Nuclear War’
North Korea slammed former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s new memoir, and said it is ready for nuclear war.
North Korea Says US Trying to ‘Ignite a Nuclear War’
Did SARS Prepare East Asia for Ebola?
October 18, 2014
Did SARS Prepare East Asia for Ebola?
The WHO says East Asia is more prepared for Ebola than any other region. Still, it must keep its guard up.
Did SARS Prepare East Asia for Ebola?
English Education in Korea: Unrealistic Expectations
October 18, 2014
English Education in Korea: Unrealistic Expectations
Government attempts to undercut English have not slowed corporate language demands.
English Education in Korea: Unrealistic Expectations
Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report
October 17, 2014
Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report
The Japanese government's request to amend a 1996 U.N. special rapporteur's report on comfort women was denied.
Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report
China Calls on Japan for ‘Deep Remorse’ Before APEC Summit
October 17, 2014
China Calls on Japan for ‘Deep Remorse’ Before APEC Summit
Plus ‘two plus two’ talks between the U.S. and South Korea. Northeast Asia regional links.
China Calls on Japan for ‘Deep Remorse’ Before APEC Summit
South Korea Is Arming Authoritarians with Tear Gas
October 17, 2014
South Korea Is Arming Authoritarians with Tear Gas
One South Korean company has exported 3.16 million tear gas shells to 24 countries since 2011. Most went to Bahrain.
South Korea Is Arming Authoritarians with Tear Gas
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