South Korea’s Failed World Expo Bid Sparks President Yoon’s First Apology
By Eunwoo Lee
Busan’s wildly unsuccessful bid to host World Expo 2030 unnerved the government and voters alike.
US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in South Korea as North’s Leader Kim Exchanges Messages With Putin
By Hyung-jin Kim
The USS Ronald Reagan and its battle group came to the southeastern South Korean port of Busan after participating in a trilateral South Korean-U.S.-Japanese maritime exercise.
How the US SSBN Port Call in Busan Bolsters Extended Deterrence
By Jihoon Yu and Erik French
By announcing the USS Kentucky’s visit to Busan, the U.S. temporarily rendered one of its key assets more vulnerable, showing that it is willing to run risks on behalf of South Korea.
Mongolia and South Korea Emphasize Deeper Economic Ties
By Bolor Lkhaajav
Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene's visit to Seoul highlighted some future directions of bilateral economic cooperation.
Why Is Hosting the 2030 World Expo So Important to South Korea?
By Hae Kyung Ahn
Despite a change in presidents and political parties, South Korea remains all-in on Busan's bid to host the 2030 Expo.
Is It Necessary for South Korea to Nurture Another Financial Hub?
By Tae-jun Kang
Building an additional international financial center in Jeonbuk could simply be a waste of money.
South Korea’s Innovation Cities: If You Build Them, Will Anyone Come?
By Kyle Ferrier
Can South Korea's government encourage development outside of Seoul?
How Marvel Failed to Promote Seoul and Busan
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Black Panther and Age of Ultron did not focus on the unique highlights of Korean cities.
US Nuclear Sub Armed With Cruise Missiles Makes Port Call in South Korea
By Franz-Stefan Gady
A U.S. nuclear-powered attack sub visited the city of Busan this week.