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Is It Necessary for South Korea to Nurture Another Financial Hub?
October 11, 2019

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.

‘Begpacking’ Phenomenon Draws Scrutiny in South Korea
July 25, 2019

‘Begpacking’ Phenomenon Draws Scrutiny in South Korea

By Jenna Gibson
Seeing white tourists begging on the streets for travel money has become increasingly common in Seoul.
South Korea’s Innovation Cities: If You Build Them, Will Anyone Come?
September 22, 2018

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
March 26, 2018

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.

How Life Goes on in the Shadow of North Korea
September 26, 2016

How Life Goes on in the Shadow of North Korea

By Frank Ahrens
South Koreans have very much their own take on the threat from the North.

South Korea to Add More Missiles Capable of Hitting All of North Korea
August 19, 2016

South Korea to Add More Missiles Capable of Hitting All of North Korea

By Franz-Stefan Gady
South Korea’s military will greatly increase the number of Hyunmoo ballistic and cruise missiles in its arsenal.

South Korea Launches New Stealth Submarine
April 07, 2016

South Korea Launches New Stealth Submarine

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Republic of Korea Navy’s seventh diesel-electric air-independent propulsion submarine was launched this week.
Expensive Asia? At Least Some Are Still Smiling
March 22, 2016

Expensive Asia? At Least Some Are Still Smiling

By Anthony Fensom
Some of the most expensive cities in the world are in Asia.

South Korea Unveils Unmanned Combat Helicopter
October 22, 2015

South Korea Unveils Unmanned Combat Helicopter

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A South Korean company will test fly a prototype this month.

Asia’s Risky Cities
September 23, 2015

Asia’s Risky Cities

By Anthony Fensom
Some of the most at-risk cities in the world can be found in Asia, according to one report.

Australia and South Korea to Deepen Defense Ties
September 17, 2015

Australia and South Korea to Deepen Defense Ties

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The defense and foreign ministers of both countries agreed to a new defense and security cooperation blueprint.
US Will Send B-2 Bombers to Guam in Support of South Korea
August 25, 2015

US Will Send B-2 Bombers to Guam in Support of South Korea

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Is it too soon to tell whether the recent agreement will reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula?

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