Subscribe

Blog

The Koreas

Page 60 of 81
Why Are North Korean Defectors Being Turned Away in Europe?
June 17, 2015

Why Are North Korean Defectors Being Turned Away in Europe?

By John Power
North Koreans' asylum claims are often denied, as European countries define them as South Korean citizens.
The Evolution of the U.S-South Korea Alliance
June 13, 2015

The Evolution of the U.S-South Korea Alliance

By Leon Whyte
“For the alliance to continue into the future, it must expand beyond old parameters.”

The Koryo Hotel, Symbol of the 'Glory and Strength of the DPRK,' Catches Fire
June 12, 2015

The Koryo Hotel, Symbol of the 'Glory and Strength of the DPRK,' Catches Fire

By Ankit Panda
Pyongyang security forces scrambled on Thursday as the country's second-largest hotel caught fire.

Putting South Korea's MERS Panic in Context
June 11, 2015

Putting South Korea's MERS Panic in Context

By John Power
For South Koreans, driving and even crossing the street are more dangerous than the virus.

Korean Queer Festival Sparks Social Contention
June 11, 2015

Korean Queer Festival Sparks Social Contention

By Steven Denney
South Korea's LGBT festival faces an uphill climb changing social attitudes.
South Korea's Park Scraps US Trip Amid MERS Outbreak
June 10, 2015

South Korea's Park Scraps US Trip Amid MERS Outbreak

By Shannon Tiezzi
President Park Geun-hye postponed a planned trip to the U.S. due to domestic concerns over the viral outbreak.

The Political Economy of MERS
June 06, 2015

The Political Economy of MERS

By Steven Denney
What are the South Korean's governments main concerns as it handles a new outbreak?
MERS Outbreak Highlights South Korea’s Information Controls
June 05, 2015

MERS Outbreak Highlights South Korea’s Information Controls

By John Power
The South Korean government has tightly controlled information on the MERS outbreak, especially affected hospitals.

Could China's AIIB Be a Game-Changer for North Korea?
June 04, 2015

Could China's AIIB Be a Game-Changer for North Korea?

By 38 North/ Bradley O. Babson
Possible membership in the AIIB could incentivize needed reforms in North Korea.

Who Represents Labor Market Outsiders in South Korea?
June 03, 2015

Who Represents Labor Market Outsiders in South Korea?

By Steven Denney
If South Korea's left won't represent the poor, who will?

It’s Official: China, South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement
June 02, 2015

It’s Official: China, South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement

By Shannon Tiezzi
Three years after negotiations started, China and South Korea officially signed a landmark new free trade agreement.
South Korean Gay Pride Event Sparks Bitter Standoff With Christians
May 29, 2015

South Korean Gay Pride Event Sparks Bitter Standoff With Christians

By John Power
Christian groups are blocking LGBT organizers from receiving the necessary permits for a gay pride festival.

Page 60 of 81