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Remembering Japan’s Colonial Abuses Against Koreans on Hashima Island
June 25, 2020

Remembering Japan’s Colonial Abuses Against Koreans on Hashima Island

By Yuji Hosaka
Despite the claims of a former resident of the island, Japanese abuses against Koreans were widespread.

North Korea Demolishes Inter-Korean Liaison Office in Kaesong
June 16, 2020

North Korea Demolishes Inter-Korean Liaison Office in Kaesong

By Ankit Panda
The demolition marks a stark reversal of inter-Korean progress that had begun in 2018.
South Korea Mulls Universal Basic Income Post-COVID
June 13, 2020

South Korea Mulls Universal Basic Income Post-COVID

By Dongwoo Kim
While the basic income movement is not new in South Korea, the pandemic has added considerable momentum to it.

South Korea’s Imperfect But Maturing Democracy
May 27, 2020

South Korea’s Imperfect But Maturing Democracy

By John Lee
South Korea’s democracy continues to grow and evolve.

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.

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.
South Korea’s Response to COVID-19 in Africa 
April 15, 2020

South Korea’s Response to COVID-19 in Africa 

By R. Maxwell Bone & Matthew Minsoo Kim
COVID-19 has presented new opportunities for cooperation between South Korea and Africa. 

South Korean Cobbler Hopes Donation Gives ‘Strength and Courage’
April 01, 2020

South Korean Cobbler Hopes Donation Gives ‘Strength and Courage’

By Associated Press
A Korean man aims to donate land, worth up to $570,000, to the local government to help support those suffering economic difficulties because of the pandemic.

Globalizing the Korean Concert Industry
March 28, 2020

Globalizing the Korean Concert Industry

By Layne Vandenberg
The Korean music industry has evolved from an afterthought to a staple destination for Western artists.

South Korean 2020 Legislative Election: A Mid-Term Test for Moon Jae-In
March 16, 2020

South Korean 2020 Legislative Election: A Mid-Term Test for Moon Jae-In

By Ildar Daminov
The 2020 legislative election should be seen as a referendum on Moon’s policies.
Clandestine Cults and Cynical Politics: How South Korea Became the New Coronavirus Epicenter
March 12, 2020

Clandestine Cults and Cynical Politics: How South Korea Became the New Coronavirus Epicenter

By Christopher Khatouki
After positive first steps to combat coronavirus, South Korea’s case load boomed. Why?

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