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How South Korea’s New Offset Rules Can Strengthen Defense Cooperation With the US
July 19, 2019
How South Korea’s New Offset Rules Can Strengthen Defense Cooperation With the US
The introduction of an offset banking system will encourage more collaboration between U.S. and Korean defense contractors.
How South Korea’s New Offset Rules Can Strengthen Defense Cooperation With the US
North Korea Further Boosts Online Learning
July 13, 2019
North Korea Further Boosts Online Learning
There are signs that online courses are increasing the range of North Koreans who have access to university education.
North Korea Further Boosts Online Learning
Concerns Rise Over South Korea’s Dual Labor Market
July 11, 2019
Concerns Rise Over South Korea’s Dual Labor Market
Public sector contract workers went on strike to protest their unequal status -- and uneven government progress on the issue.
Concerns Rise Over South Korea’s Dual Labor Market
South Korea’s Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions
July 10, 2019
South Korea’s Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions
Tensions between Seoul and Tokyo show no sign of abating as their governments continue to trade barbs.
South Korea’s Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions
Balancing Peace and Conservation in the DMZ
July 05, 2019
Balancing Peace and Conservation in the DMZ
The DMZ has become an accidental ecological haven. Can North and South Korea work together to keep it that way?
Balancing Peace and Conservation in the DMZ
Japan-South Korea Spat Threatens to Morph Into Trade War
July 04, 2019
Japan-South Korea Spat Threatens to Morph Into Trade War
Japanese restrictions on high-tech exports to Korea are the latest manifestation of tensions linked to historical issues.
Japan-South Korea Spat Threatens to Morph Into Trade War
North Korean Universities Join Hands With Pyongyang in Nurturing the Science Sector
June 29, 2019
North Korean Universities Join Hands With Pyongyang in Nurturing the Science Sector
North Korean universities are increasing their focus on new technology and scientific research.
North Korean Universities Join Hands With Pyongyang in Nurturing the Science Sector
The Price of US-Iran Tensions for South Korea
June 27, 2019
The Price of US-Iran Tensions for South Korea
For South Korea, the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran stretches far beyond oil imports.
The Price of US-Iran Tensions for South Korea
Japan-Korea Relations Could Get Worse Before They Get Better
June 26, 2019
Japan-Korea Relations Could Get Worse Before They Get Better
What will be the impact of the new wave of forced labor lawsuits in South Korea?
Japan-Korea Relations Could Get Worse Before They Get Better
Trump, Senior US Officials to Attend Summit With South Korea
June 25, 2019
Trump, Senior US Officials to Attend Summit With South Korea
High-level accompaniment to the U.S. president raises questions of a possible DMZ visit—or even a summit.
Trump, Senior US Officials to Attend Summit With South Korea
North Korea’s Negotiating Strategy After Hanoi
June 22, 2019
North Korea’s Negotiating Strategy After Hanoi
Hanoi turned out to be a fiasco, but what’s next for North Korea-U.S. negotiations?
North Korea’s Negotiating Strategy After Hanoi
Can South Korea Remain Relevant to Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula?
June 21, 2019
Can South Korea Remain Relevant to Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula?
Xi's trip to North Korea raises concerns that China will take a larger role in negotiations, and sideline Seoul in the process.
Can South Korea Remain Relevant to Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula?
China's Xi Holds Talks With Kim Jong Un in North Korea
June 20, 2019
China's Xi Holds Talks With Kim Jong Un in North Korea
Xi Jinping is the first Chinese leader to visit North Korea in 14 years.
China's Xi Holds Talks With Kim Jong Un in North Korea
Dying Well in South Korea
June 19, 2019
Dying Well in South Korea
Korean hospitals are slowly opening up new avenues for caring for terminal patients – including the right to stop care.
Dying Well in South Korea
Gender Inequality Makes South Korea Poorer
June 14, 2019
Gender Inequality Makes South Korea Poorer
It’s in South Korea’s economic interest to continue to work toward greater gender parity.
Gender Inequality Makes South Korea Poorer
South Korea’s Pension Fund to Adopt New Hiring Policy Amid Staff Exodus
June 14, 2019
South Korea’s Pension Fund to Adopt New Hiring Policy Amid Staff Exodus
The NPS has been having trouble attracting experienced portfolio managers -- so it's looking at training its own.
South Korea’s Pension Fund to Adopt New Hiring Policy Amid Staff Exodus
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