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Moon’s ASEAN Trip Reinforces New Southern Policy
September 12, 2019

Moon’s ASEAN Trip Reinforces New Southern Policy

By Kyle Ferrier
The trip emphasized that Moon’s New Southern Policy is not short on substance.
GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’
September 10, 2019

GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’

By Brian Kim
A tale of political revenge?

South Korean Government and Prosecutors Clash Over Justice Minister Nominee
September 07, 2019

South Korean Government and Prosecutors Clash Over Justice Minister Nominee

By Tae-jun Kang
The nominee for justice minister -- Cho Kuk -- is at the center of a growing list of allegations.

Going on a Gongcance: Airport Vacations Trending for Korea’s Elderly
September 04, 2019

Going on a Gongcance: Airport Vacations Trending for Korea’s Elderly

By Jenna Gibson
Confronted with high electricity costs, Korea’s elderly are heading to the airport to chill.

Chinese Foreign Minister Visits North Korea
September 03, 2019

Chinese Foreign Minister Visits North Korea

By Ankit Panda
Wang Yi’s visit is being presented as a follow-up on the June visit to Pyongyang by Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
South Korea’s Supreme Court Orders New Trials for Ex-President Park and Samsung Heir
August 31, 2019

South Korea’s Supreme Court Orders New Trials for Ex-President Park and Samsung Heir

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung
The trials will revisit the corruption scandal that saw Park ousted from office.

Public Anger Grows in South Korea Over Justice Minister Nominee
August 29, 2019

Public Anger Grows in South Korea Over Justice Minister Nominee

By Tae-jun Kang
The scandal surrounding Cho Kuk taps into deeper sentiments that only the rich and powerful can succeed in South Korea.
Korea’s Dispute With Japan Spills Into National Security
August 27, 2019

Korea’s Dispute With Japan Spills Into National Security

By Troy Stangarone
The end of an intelligence sharing pact expands South Korea’s dispute with Japan. What will the impact be in practice?

North Korea Revamps Its Constitution
August 26, 2019

North Korea Revamps Its Constitution

By Atsuhito Isozaki
An end to juche is just one of the major changes made in the latest amendment.

Moon Leaves the Door Open for Talks With Japan
August 16, 2019

Moon Leaves the Door Open for Talks With Japan

By Troy Stangarone
In his Liberation Day address, South Korea’s president extended an olive branch to Tokyo.

Death of North Korean Defector Sparks Concerns About South Korean Policies
August 16, 2019

Death of North Korean Defector Sparks Concerns About South Korean Policies

By Tae-jun Kang
Defector groups in South Korea accuse the government of not doing enough to help North Korean arrivals.
Why Are Street Protests So Common in South Korea?
August 15, 2019

Why Are Street Protests So Common in South Korea?

By Drananda Rohimone and Grant Wyeth
South Korea’s culture of protest is a reflection of an engaged public.

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