Chinese Brands Raise Profiles in South Korea
September 15, 2014
Chinese Brands Raise Profiles in South Korea
Chinese companies tried to register 137.9% more trademarks in South Korea in 2010 than in 2013.
Chinese Brands Raise Profiles in South Korea
The US-DPRK Hostage Stalemate
September 14, 2014
The US-DPRK Hostage Stalemate
What implications could North Korea's holding of three Americans have on U.S. policy?
The US-DPRK Hostage Stalemate
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
September 13, 2014
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
South Korea is finally trying to reverse the flow of high quality human capital fleeing the country.
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
September 11, 2014
North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
Embassies and international organizations in North Korea will no longer be able to use Wi-Fi networks.
North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
Pyongyang Receives Key Japan Officials Before Report Release
September 08, 2014
Pyongyang Receives Key Japan Officials Before Report Release
Sanctions and improved diplomatic ties are being highlighted as the abductee report draws near.
Pyongyang Receives Key Japan Officials Before Report Release
Are South Korea’s Best Days Behind Her?
September 05, 2014
Are South Korea’s Best Days Behind Her?
With South Korea's global competitiveness declining, its leaders struggle to turn things around.
Are South Korea’s Best Days Behind Her?
Forget Sanctions: 3 Things Ailing North Korea
August 31, 2014
Forget Sanctions: 3 Things Ailing North Korea
North Korea may be impervious to sanctions, but not from climate change, Asia's economy and self-inflicted wounds
Forget Sanctions: 3 Things Ailing North Korea
Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
August 30, 2014
Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
The defection represents a serious breach that could reveal the regime's closely held secrets.
Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
Forgetting the Lessons of the Asian Financial Crisis
August 29, 2014
Forgetting the Lessons of the Asian Financial Crisis
The disgraced former head of Daewoo Group is trying to rewrite the history of the Asian Financial Crisis.
Forgetting the Lessons of the Asian Financial Crisis
Is North Korea’s Summer of Hostility Winding Down?
August 28, 2014
Is North Korea’s Summer of Hostility Winding Down?
As joint US-ROK military drills close, now is the time to gauge Pyongyang’s appetite for dialogue.
Is North Korea’s Summer of Hostility Winding Down?
 Golf and Lightning: The Odd Realm of North Korean Sport
August 28, 2014
Golf and Lightning: The Odd Realm of North Korean Sport
North Korea appears to be devoting increased attention and resources to sport.
Golf and Lightning: The Odd Realm of North Korean Sport
After Ferguson, North Korea Slams ‘Serious Racial Discrimination in the US’
August 28, 2014
After Ferguson, North Korea Slams ‘Serious Racial Discrimination in the US’
North Korea uses Ferguson to argue that the U.S. has no standing to criticize Pyongyang over human rights.
After Ferguson, North Korea Slams ‘Serious Racial Discrimination in the US’
North Korea (Gradually) Warms Up to Coffee
August 26, 2014
North Korea (Gradually) Warms Up to Coffee
Unlike in South Korea, North Koreans are not big on coffee. However, that is slowly changing.
North Korea (Gradually) Warms Up to Coffee
South Korean Steel and the Trans-Pacific Tariff War
August 24, 2014
South Korean Steel and the Trans-Pacific Tariff War
America's tariffs against South Korean steel are indicative are larger problems plaguing Asia's economies.
South Korean Steel and the Trans-Pacific Tariff War
North Korea's Grave Robbing Problem
August 22, 2014
North Korea's Grave Robbing Problem
North Korean defectors reveal that grave robbing has become a profitable enterprise in the Hermit Kingdom.
North Korea's Grave Robbing Problem
South Korea’s Own History Problem
August 21, 2014
South Korea’s Own History Problem
Amidst East Asia’s conflicts over history, Korea continues to grapple with a dark past of its own.
South Korea’s Own History Problem
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