The Future of South Korea's Welfare System
February 07, 2015
The Future of South Korea's Welfare System
Both the South Korean people and the ruling party are unsure about the possibility of expanding welfare.
The Future of South Korea's Welfare System
South Korean Government Won't Stop Balloon-Drop of 'The Interview' in North Korea
January 09, 2015
South Korean Government Won't Stop Balloon-Drop of 'The Interview' in North Korea
South Korean authorities won't prevent a human rights group from dropping DVDs of The Interview in North Korea.
South Korean Government Won't Stop Balloon-Drop of 'The Interview' in North Korea
South Korea Notes 'Significant' North Korean Nuclear Advances
January 07, 2015
South Korea Notes 'Significant' North Korean Nuclear Advances
South Korea's January 2015 defense white paper notes that North Korea has likely miniaturized a nuclear device.
South Korea Notes 'Significant' North Korean Nuclear Advances
The Worrying Trend of Diplomatic Balancing in Northeast Asia
December 15, 2014
The Worrying Trend of Diplomatic Balancing in Northeast Asia
Diplomatic balancing in Northeast Asia could inhibit the growth of a new, stable regional order.
The Worrying Trend of Diplomatic Balancing in Northeast Asia
South Korea Approves 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
December 03, 2014
South Korea Approves 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
In a move likely to anger North Korea, the South Korean Defense Ministry has approved a new, temporary "Christmas tower."
South Korea Approves 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
South Korea's Immigrant Problem
November 12, 2014
South Korea's Immigrant Problem
South Korea still has a long way to go before it solves its growing multicultural problem.
South Korea's Immigrant Problem
Piketty in Seoul: Rising Income Inequality in South Korea
November 04, 2014
Piketty in Seoul: Rising Income Inequality in South Korea
Advocates of the bestselling French author are calling for major reforms in South Korea.
Piketty in Seoul: Rising Income Inequality in South Korea
South Korea Scraps 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
October 24, 2014
South Korea Scraps 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
North Korea had long seen the tower as a tool of psychological warfare.
South Korea Scraps 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
Under US Pressure, Major Countries Snub China’s New Regional Bank
October 23, 2014
Under US Pressure, Major Countries Snub China’s New Regional Bank
On Friday, China will officially launch its new regional infrastructure bank. Many notable nations will be absent.
Under US Pressure, Major Countries Snub China’s New Regional Bank
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
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
South Korea's Attack on the Press
October 16, 2014
South Korea's Attack on the Press
South Korea's indictment of a Japanese journalist is just the latest example of its press censorship.
South Korea's Attack on the Press
North Korea Doubles Size of Cyber Force
October 11, 2014
North Korea Doubles Size of Cyber Force
North Korea has nearly doubled the size of its Strategic Cyber Command over the last two years.
North Korea Doubles Size of Cyber Force
America's Militarization of Trade
October 10, 2014
America's Militarization of Trade
In South Korea and elsewhere, the U.S. has offered security for trade.
America's Militarization of Trade
South Korea's War on Tobacco
October 08, 2014
South Korea's War on Tobacco
South Korea's government is trying to rein in smoking in the country, but not everyone is ready for change.
South Korea's War on Tobacco
North and South Korean Boats Exchange Fire
October 08, 2014
North and South Korean Boats Exchange Fire
North and South Korean naval boats exchanged fire on Tuesday, but the skirmish won't impact otherwise improving ties.
North and South Korean Boats Exchange Fire
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