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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 Korea Admits to Labor ‘Gulags’
October 08, 2014
North Korea Admits to Labor ‘Gulags’
What has prompted Pyongyang to make this unprecedented acknowledgment?
North Korea Admits to Labor ‘Gulags’
How South Korea Can Cash in on the New Silk Road Economic Belt
October 07, 2014
How South Korea Can Cash in on the New Silk Road Economic Belt
China's vision of a new economic belt linking Northeast Asia and Europe could be a windfall for Korean corporations.
How South Korea Can Cash in on the New Silk Road Economic Belt
3 Days Until Kim Jong-un’s Absence Becomes Serious
October 07, 2014
3 Days Until Kim Jong-un’s Absence Becomes Serious
The upcoming Worker’s Party anniversary could indicate whether his health is really the issue.
3 Days Until Kim Jong-un’s Absence Becomes Serious
Relax, Kim Jong-Un Is Fine
October 07, 2014
Relax, Kim Jong-Un Is Fine
There is no reason to think the North Korean leader's health and power are at serious risk, according to a new analysis.
Relax, Kim Jong-Un Is Fine
Surprise! South Korea’s Legislature Is Actually Doing Its Job
October 07, 2014
Surprise! South Korea’s Legislature Is Actually Doing Its Job
After being in a “vegetative state” for months, the South Korean National Assembly has begun passing laws again.
Surprise! South Korea’s Legislature Is Actually Doing Its Job
Top North Korean Officials Make Surprise Visit to South Korea
October 04, 2014
Top North Korean Officials Make Surprise Visit to South Korea
The most senior North Korean delegation to visit South Korea since 2002 arrived in Incheon on Saturday.
Top North Korean Officials Make Surprise Visit to South Korea
South Korea Needs a Welfare State
October 02, 2014
South Korea Needs a Welfare State
As a developed country, the South Korean government must do more to make the economy fair for all.
South Korea Needs a Welfare State
Kim Jong-Un's Sister Takes Control in North Korea
October 01, 2014
Kim Jong-Un's Sister Takes Control in North Korea
According to a new report by a Seoul think tank, Kim Jong-un's younger sister is in charge during his absence.
Kim Jong-Un's Sister Takes Control in North Korea
Why Isn’t North Korea Angry About Its Isolation?
September 30, 2014
Why Isn’t North Korea Angry About Its Isolation?
Being left in the cold usually results in threats from the Hermit Kingdom.
Why Isn’t North Korea Angry About Its Isolation?
A New History of the Korean War
September 28, 2014
A New History of the Korean War
In The Korean War: An International History, Haruki Wada raises the bar on diplomatic histories of the conflict.
A New History of the Korean War
Kim Jong-un and the NPAD: A Tale of Two Absences
September 27, 2014
Kim Jong-un and the NPAD: A Tale of Two Absences
There’s been some notable no-shows on the Korean Peninsula this week.
Kim Jong-un and the NPAD: A Tale of Two Absences
Kim Jong-un Is Out Sick
September 27, 2014
Kim Jong-un Is Out Sick
A recent North Korea TV documentary suggests that Kim Jong-un is in poor health.
Kim Jong-un Is Out Sick
The Tyranny of the Minority in South Korea
September 20, 2014
The Tyranny of the Minority in South Korea
A new law has made South Korea's National Assembly as ineffective as the U.S. Senate.
The Tyranny of the Minority in South Korea
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
September 20, 2014
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
The Hermit Kingdom is coming out of its shell this month with a series of unusual diplomatic overtures.
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost the Youth Vote
September 16, 2014
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost the Youth Vote
In a dramatic reversal of fortunes, young people in South Korea are increasingly conservative.
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost the Youth Vote
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