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2020/05/05 | Deutsche Welle
How Major Sports Are Returning in South Korea
South Korea's baseball and soccer competitions will kick off this week, providing global sports fans with rare live action. But both leagues will be operating under strict Covid-19 guidelines.
2016/08/03 | J. Michael Cole
After Taiwanese Artists, South Koreans Are Now the Targets of China’s Wrath
Little by little, Beijing is creating a Reich Culture Chamber with Chinese characteristics.
2016/11/03 | The Japan Times
Scandal Rocks Seoul
'The scandal means that all of Park’s initiatives are more susceptible to criticism, and the temptation for outside powers, such as North Korea and China, to meddle in the campaign is increasing.'
2016/11/10 | Brian Hioe
Demonstrations in South Korea Calling on Park to Step Down
It is to be questioned whether Park’s Saenuri Party will be able to survive the scandal, and South Korea’s political future, not only internally but regionally, remains unknown.
Has Big Business Hijacked South Korea?
South Korea must restore the balance between government and big business.
2017/01/02 | Jeffrey Robertson
An End to South Korea’s Middle Power Moment?
The next South Korean administration will face a choice on whether to continue promoting South Korea as a middle power.
2017/01/05 | Olivia Yang
Taiwan Media at War over South Korea Comparison
'If this is the level of a newspaper’s editorial team, then it’s enough to make one embarrassed about the quality of Taiwanese media. What right do we have to flatter ourselves to be influential and have ‘international perspectives?' writes South Korea-based Taiwanese journalist Yang Chien-hao.
How Russia Can Curb North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions
History matters: Russia shares a land border with North Korea and has a wealth of experience in dealing with the Kim dynasty, whose installation it directly supported some 70 years ago.
2017/01/31 | Timothy S. Rich
Has Park Geun-Hye's Downfall Changed the Game for Women in Korea?
What does Park Geun-Hye’s impeachment mean for female politicians in Korea?
2017/02/15 | Jong Kun Choi
North Korea: Time for New Engagement
Engagement such as humanitarian assistance and cultural exchanges could be the way for South Korea to approach the denuclearization of North Korea, and could restore confidence and trust on both sides.
2017/02/17 | The Japan Times
Time to Repair Tokyo-Seoul Ties
Tokyo and Seoul can't afford to let bilateral ties languish given the regional threat posed by North Korea.
2017/03/01 | Timothy S. Rich
China-North Korea Relations: Pitfalls and Possibilities
'An economically more secure North Korea has more to lose through a brinkmanship policy and may feel more willing to return to the Six Party Talks framework.'
2017/03/02 | The Japan Times
Doubling Down on Chaos in Seoul
South Korea needs to get hold of the chaos currently paralyzing its political world.
2017/03/08 | Oiwan Lam
Frustrated China Hits Korean Retailer over US Missile Dispute
Frustrated by the development of a US anti-ballistic missile system, China has punished Korean retailer Lotte.
2017/03/10 | Timothy S. Rich
Park’s Impeachment to be Felt Far and Wide
The impact of Park’s impeachment will likely last beyond this election cycle.