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It’s Official: Kim Jong Un Is Heading to Russia
April 18, 2019
It’s Official: Kim Jong Un Is Heading to Russia
The Kremlin says North Korea’s leader will visit Russia to meet with Vladimir Putin this month, making good on years of rumors.
It’s Official: Kim Jong Un Is Heading to Russia
South Korean Court Wades Into Historical Issue
April 16, 2019
South Korean Court Wades Into Historical Issue
Is there a way out of the Japan-South Korea spat?
South Korean Court Wades Into Historical Issue
South Korea Needs to Get Serious About Its Pension Fund
April 15, 2019
South Korea Needs to Get Serious About Its Pension Fund
Rather than using it as a political tool, the government urgently needs to reform the fund -- before it runs out.
South Korea Needs to Get Serious About Its Pension Fund
North Korean Leader: Third US Summit Depends on Whether US Can Make ’Bold Decision’
April 15, 2019
North Korean Leader: Third US Summit Depends on Whether US Can Make ’Bold Decision’
North Korea’s leader also emphasized that his relationship with Trump remained positive.
North Korean Leader: Third US Summit Depends on Whether US Can Make ’Bold Decision’
South Korean Court Orders Easing of Decades-Old Abortion Ban
April 12, 2019
South Korean Court Orders Easing of Decades-Old Abortion Ban
The Constitutional Court ordered parliament to revise abortion laws by 2020.
South Korean Court Orders Easing of Decades-Old Abortion Ban
Responders Quickly Extinguish One of Korea’s Largest Wildfires
April 10, 2019
Responders Quickly Extinguish One of Korea’s Largest Wildfires
The deadly fire in Gangwon province has been extinguished. Now the rebuilding begins.
Responders Quickly Extinguish One of Korea’s Largest Wildfires
North Korea’s Internal Struggles Hint That Sanctions Are Working
April 08, 2019
North Korea’s Internal Struggles Hint That Sanctions Are Working
Reports of business closures and food price spikes are more evidence that North Korea's economy is struggling.
North Korea’s Internal Struggles Hint That Sanctions Are Working
Was the Korea-US FTA Really a ‘Horrible Deal?’
April 05, 2019
Was the Korea-US FTA Really a ‘Horrible Deal?’
A look at the trade data for 2018 suggests the original deal may have actually been working after all.
Was the Korea-US FTA Really a ‘Horrible Deal?’
Kim Jong Un Visits Samjiyon County Ahead of Supreme People's Assembly Meeting
April 05, 2019
Kim Jong Un Visits Samjiyon County Ahead of Supreme People's Assembly Meeting
The North Korean leader conducted his first on-site survey in 2019.
Kim Jong Un Visits Samjiyon County Ahead of Supreme People's Assembly Meeting
Korean Progressives and Conservatives Split By-Election Spoils
April 04, 2019
Korean Progressives and Conservatives Split By-Election Spoils
In by-elections this week, the LKP and the Justice Party each snagged a seat.
Korean Progressives and Conservatives Split By-Election Spoils
Can South Korea Enact Electoral Reform In Time?
April 02, 2019
Can South Korea Enact Electoral Reform In Time?
The 2020 clock is ticking on crucial Korean electoral reforms.
Can South Korea Enact Electoral Reform In Time?
Divining North Korea’s U.S. Policy
April 01, 2019
Divining North Korea’s U.S. Policy
After the disappointment of Hanoi, what direction will Kim take?
Divining North Korea’s U.S. Policy
What’s Behind North Korea’s Recent Efforts to Promote Its Education Sector?
March 30, 2019
What’s Behind North Korea’s Recent Efforts to Promote Its Education Sector?
North Korean propaganda has been unusually fixated on praising the country's education sector. Why?
What’s Behind North Korea’s Recent Efforts to Promote Its Education Sector?
Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
March 27, 2019
Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
A look at Cheollima Civil Defense, the group allegedly behind the February incident in Madrid.
Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
South Korea Joins the 5G Race
March 27, 2019
South Korea Joins the 5G Race
In this contest, being first won’t be enough in the long term.
South Korea Joins the 5G Race
Some North Koreans Return to Inter-Korean Liaison Office After Abrupt Withdrawal
March 26, 2019
Some North Koreans Return to Inter-Korean Liaison Office After Abrupt Withdrawal
The partial re-staffing has South Korea hoping that the office – and inter-Korean reconciliation writ large – can continue.
Some North Koreans Return to Inter-Korean Liaison Office After Abrupt Withdrawal
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