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Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
August 19, 2014
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
On his last day in South Korea, the pope greeted Korean "comfort women."
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
August 18, 2014
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
The Obama Administration’s policy of 'strategic patience' is wearing thin.
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
August 17, 2014
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
South Korea’s aggressive fiscal and monetary policies of the last few months have failed to cure its economic woes.
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
August 15, 2014
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
In response to a UN report this spring, North Korea will publish its own report on human rights in the DPRK
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
August 15, 2014
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
Pope Francis' offer for North Korean citizens to attend a peace and reconciliation mass was turned down.
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
August 14, 2014
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
In North Korea's capital, citizens are buying up real estate near foreign embassies to access their Wi-Fi service.
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
India-South Korea Relations Under the New Modi Government
August 13, 2014
India-South Korea Relations Under the New Modi Government
As Modi looks for partners, South Korean investment could help restart India’s economy.
India-South Korea Relations Under the New Modi Government
China Executes Two South Koreans
August 13, 2014
China Executes Two South Koreans
Despite protests from Seoul, China went ahead with the execution of two South Korean nationals for drug smuggling.
China Executes Two South Koreans
South Korea Wants to Restart Family Reunions
August 12, 2014
South Korea Wants to Restart Family Reunions
The Park Geun-hye administration's new mandate has given Seoul the power to pursue more diplomacy with Pyongyang
South Korea Wants to Restart Family Reunions
South Korea Conscript Abuses
August 12, 2014
South Korea Conscript Abuses
More abuses of South Korean military conscripts highlight the urgent need for reforms.
South Korea Conscript Abuses
South Korea No Longer a Smoker’s Haven
August 07, 2014
South Korea No Longer a Smoker’s Haven
The government is set to make South Korea one of the most difficult places in the world to smoke.
South Korea No Longer a Smoker’s Haven
Why North Korea Is Courting ASEAN
August 05, 2014
Why North Korea Is Courting ASEAN
North Korea has surprisingly robust relationships with a number of Southeast Asian nations.
Why North Korea Is Courting ASEAN
South Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power
August 05, 2014
South Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power
Even as it deepens ties with China, South Korea takes steps to bolster the U.S.-led regional order.
South Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power
North Korea Calls US ‘Mentally Retarded Patient’
August 04, 2014
North Korea Calls US ‘Mentally Retarded Patient’
A senior North Korean official at the United Nations says the U.S. reminds Pyongyang of a "mentally retarded patient."
North Korea Calls US ‘Mentally Retarded Patient’
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost Their Way
August 03, 2014
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost Their Way
Last month’s by-election underscored the weakness of South Korea’s liberal movement, and its need to reinvent itself.
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost Their Way
High Heels Are All the Rage in North Korea
August 02, 2014
High Heels Are All the Rage in North Korea
Kim Jong-Un's wife, Ri Sol-Ju, has made high heels the new fashion trend for North Korean women.
High Heels Are All the Rage in North Korea
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