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President Moon Hits Another Hurdle in Curbing South Korea’s Housing Market
July 23, 2020

President Moon Hits Another Hurdle in Curbing South Korea’s Housing Market

By Kyle Ferrier
Moon's administration has enacted over 20 policies to try and curb soaring real estate prices -- all without success.
Pompeo Downplays Possibility of Summit With North Korea
July 17, 2020

Pompeo Downplays Possibility of Summit With North Korea

By Associated Press
North Korea has said it will no longer agree to summits that are seen as disproportionately benefiting the U.S. president.

Deciphering News About North Korea
July 16, 2020

Deciphering News About North Korea

By Atsuhito Isozaki
What to look for amid the bellicosity.

Seoul Mayor’s Death Sets Critical Test for South Korea’s Ruling Party in 2021
July 14, 2020

Seoul Mayor’s Death Sets Critical Test for South Korea’s Ruling Party in 2021

By Cory Bisbee
Next year’s by-elections will be unusually important – for the Democratic Party and for the current frontrunner to succeed President Moon Jae-in.

With Sudden Death of Seoul Mayor, South Korea’s 2021 By-Elections Gain New Importance
July 14, 2020

With Sudden Death of Seoul Mayor, South Korea’s 2021 By-Elections Gain New Importance

By Tae-jun Kang
Next April, voters will choose new mayors for Seoul and Busan. Can the Democratic Party keep those seats?
Seoul Mayor’s Death Shocks South Korea
July 11, 2020

Seoul Mayor’s Death Shocks South Korea

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung
Park Won-soon’s death elicited both sympathy and controversy amid rumors of a sexual harassment complaint against him.

South Korea’s Conscientious Objectors Are Getting an Alternative to Military Service
July 09, 2020

South Korea’s Conscientious Objectors Are Getting an Alternative to Military Service

By Jenna Gibson
For the first time, there is a official path for those who have religious or moral objections to South Korea’s mandatory military service for men.
North Korea and Equatorial Guinea
July 08, 2020

North Korea and Equatorial Guinea

By R. Maxwell Bone
Since 1969, ties have survived new leaders and new interest from the West.

Seoul Doubles Down on North Korea Gambit With National Security Reshuffle
July 06, 2020

Seoul Doubles Down on North Korea Gambit With National Security Reshuffle

By Tae-jun Kang
Moon Jae-in has put figures with long histories of engaging North Korea into top foreign policy and national security posts.

South Korea’s Moon Expresses Hope for Another US-North Korea Summit Meeting
July 02, 2020

South Korea’s Moon Expresses Hope for Another US-North Korea Summit Meeting

By Ankit Panda
The South Korean president held out hope for a new U.S.-North Korea summit.

South Korea’s Digital New Deal
June 25, 2020

South Korea’s Digital New Deal

By Troy Stangarone
South Korea aims to establish a foundation for competitiveness in the promising fields of the future: 5G, big data, and AI.
The Korean War at 70
June 24, 2020

The Korean War at 70

By Yoav J. Tenembaum
Remembering the outbreak of a conflict that still echoes today.

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