South Korea

大韓民國(韓語:대한민국/大韓民國 Daehan Minguk */?),簡稱韓國(韓語:한국/韓國 Hanguk */?),亦稱南韓,是位於東亞朝鮮半島南部的共和制國家,首都為首爾。 --來自 維基百科


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2020/01/22 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Anxiety Heightens As Virus Spreads to Taiwan and the US

The mysterious new strain of the coronavirus has penetrated Taiwan and the United States. International health organisations urge caution.

2019/11/29 | Mongabay

South Korea Exports Pollution By Funding Overseas Coal Plants

South Korea is the third biggest public investor in overseas coal plants, virtually exporting pollution to Southeast Asian countries and reaping the financial rewards from the investments.

2019/07/24 | Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Internet Censorship is Part of South Korea’s Democracy Package

Democracy does not automatically lead to the absence of censorship. South Korea, for example, is tightening its internet freedom and censoring "harmful" content.

2019/07/05 | Timothy S. Rich

South Korea Lags Behind Taiwan on LGBT Rights

South Korea is unlikely to be the next in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

2018/05/09 | Policy Forum

East Asia's Biggest Problem: Aging

All three countries at this week's Trilateral Summit are facing a demographic crunch, but China may have it the worst.

2018/05/07 | The Interpreter

Trains, Planes and Nuclear Disarmament: Who Will Host the Trump-Kim Summit?

The host city for the summit will need to meet strict security and logistical requirements, and the choice will be highly symbolic.

2018/02/27 | Timothy S. Rich and Natalie Webb

South Korea's Slow Shift toward LGBT Tolerance

South Korean laws and attitudes towards LGBT rights are particularly conservative, but polls suggest attitudes are shifting.

2017/12/29 | Hwa Ryung Lee

President Moon's Wage Increases Pose Fiscal Risk to South Korea

The Moon administration's income-led growth strategy is not without fiscal risk.

2017/12/20 |

Talk of a Northeast Asia Nuclear Arms Race Is Overdone and Unhelpful

Pyongyang is clearly in a hurry to develop its inter-continental ballistic missile capability, but responses in the region are measured and suggest an underlying culture of restraint.

2017/10/08 | Hitoshi Tanaka

Avoiding War with North Korea

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to rise. Kim Jong-un has ramped North Korea’s missile and nuclear testing programs and US President Donald Trump has exacerbated the tensions with his tough talk.

2017/09/27 | Marcella Ho

Could Hong Kong’s Popular Culture Connect with the Global Market?

Whether Hong Kong has the same conditions, energy and vision to become the entertainment capital of Asia is debatable. Yet, it is worth noting that the popular cultures that are internationally successful all have very strong regional characteristics.

2017/09/11 | Jong–Wha Lee & Warwick McKibbin

Get Ready for Unification: South Korea's Looming 'Berlin Wall' Moment

'The consequences of Korean unification, while important in economic terms, can also have far-reaching consequences for the political and strategic relationships among Asian nations as well as the international order.'

2017/09/05 | Marcella Ho

If South Korea's Pop Culture Can Make It, What About Hong Kong?

If Hong Kong’s popular culture was once a sharp sword, does its society have any interest in sharpening the rusty weapon?