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Agile Governance Crushing COVID-19: Taiwan and South Korea
May 22, 2020

Agile Governance Crushing COVID-19: Taiwan and South Korea

By Mark Manantan
As leadership in global health governance remains in limbo, South Korea and Taiwan stand out with their nimbleness.

K-Quarantine: The Condemnation or Resurgence of LGBTQ Rights in South Korea
May 22, 2020

K-Quarantine: The Condemnation or Resurgence of LGBTQ Rights in South Korea

By Britt Robinson
The latest case cluster in South Korea introduces a new, complicating, dynamic to its previously successful response model: homophobia.
Homophobia Threatens to Hamper South Korea’s COVID-19 Fight
May 12, 2020

Homophobia Threatens to Hamper South Korea’s COVID-19 Fight

By Associated Press
A COVID-19 cluster linked to nightclubs sparked a backlash against the LGBT community. Now some at-risk Koreans are reluctant to come forward for testing.

Jumpstarting the US-Japan-Korea Trilateral Amid COVID-19
May 06, 2020

Jumpstarting the US-Japan-Korea Trilateral Amid COVID-19

By Scott W. Harold
The U.S. should encourage trilateral cooperation with South Korea and Japan to fight the pandemic, with an eye toward saving the Tokyo Games.

How South Korea Is Building Influence Through COVID-19 Testing Kits
April 30, 2020

How South Korea Is Building Influence Through COVID-19 Testing Kits

By Kyle Ferrier
People-to-people ties and government connections below the national level have been playing an outsized role in exports of the crucial tests.

COVID-19 Presents Opportunities for Australia-South Korea Relations
April 24, 2020

COVID-19 Presents Opportunities for Australia-South Korea Relations

By Tom Corben
The global pandemic and the absence of international leadership in addressing it give Canberra and Seoul a chance to shine together. 

South Korean Soccer League Season Set to Kick Off on May 8
April 24, 2020

South Korean Soccer League Season Set to Kick Off on May 8

By Associated Press
The league will be imposing strict social-distancing regulations for players on and off the field, but games will start May 8.
COVID-19 Factor Powers South Korea’s Ruling Party to Historic Victory
April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Factor Powers South Korea’s Ruling Party to Historic Victory

By Cory Bisbee
The Democratic Party wins unilateral control of the National Assembly, while conservatives and minor parties recede.

South Korean Ruling Party Wins Supermajority in Legislative Election
April 17, 2020

South Korean Ruling Party Wins Supermajority in Legislative Election

By Associated Press
President Moon’s Democratic Party and its affiliate won 180 out of 300 seats, buoyed by public support for the government’s COVID-19 response.

South Korea’s Coronavirus-Era Online Learning Hits Snag 
April 15, 2020

South Korea’s Coronavirus-Era Online Learning Hits Snag 

By Tae-jun Kang
The roll-out of distance learning is off to a rocky start.

Inter-Korean Relations Amid COVID-19
April 14, 2020

Inter-Korean Relations Amid COVID-19

By Magnus Lundström
The North’s stonewalling of South Korean assistance is more proof that Kim Jong Un has little interest in reconciliation.
South Korea’s Experiment in Pandemic Surveillance
April 13, 2020

South Korea’s Experiment in Pandemic Surveillance

By Eun A Jo
South Korea is a testing ground for how to balance robust surveillance in the name of public health with individual privacy rights.

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