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Former Prime Minister Chung Un-chan: Korea’s Dark Horse Presidential Candidate

Steve Feiner | Posted 03.20.2017 | Home
Steve Feiner

Korea has a new presidential candidate who the world should keep an eye on. A quick search of the polls for South Korea’s top presidential candidat...

Of Course The Professor Crashed By Kids On Live TV Is Now An Amazing Meme

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.11.2017 | Weird News

It was only a matter of time. The professor whose live BBC interview was crashed by his kids is now the internet’s newest meme. If you don’t know ...

My Olympic Journey: Sick In South Korea

Lauren Gibbs | Posted 03.15.2017 | Healthy Living
Lauren Gibbs

I arrived in South Korea fairly rested after 20 hours of travel, ready to try out the brand new bobsled track that was constructed for the 2018 Olympi...

U.S. Forges Ahead With South Korea Missile Defenses, Despite Upheaval

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.10.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday it plans to forge ahead with building the THAAD missile defense system in South Kore...

Why Trump Should Talk with North Korea

Jonathan Marshall | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
Jonathan Marshall

By Jonathan MarshallThe unexpected missile launch last weekend by North Korea hit a bulls-eye. Its perfect aim, however, owed more to Pyongyang’s ma...

U.S. Warns North Korea Of 'Overwhelming' Response If They Use Nukes

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 02.03.2017 | Home

U.S. President Donald Trump’s defense secretary warned North Korea on Friday of an “effective and overwhelming” response if it chose to use nucl...

The Korea that can say "No"

AsiaToday | Posted 01.27.2017 | Home

By Emanuel Pastreich Back in the 1989 the Japanese conservative politician Ishihara Shintaro wrote a best seller entitled "The Japan that can say ...

The Pitti Uomo 91 Diaries: Stefano Ricci, Concept Korea, and Photos from the Fashion Front Lines

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.12.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

As soon as I met British war photographer Guy Martin, my view of fashion here at Pitti Uomo changed. There is something incredibly powerful, a spark a...

What Does The Trump Victory Mean For Climate Change Policy?

Robert Stavins | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Robert Stavins

After I've had an opportunity to reflect more calmly and carefully on the implications of the forthcoming Trump presidency for environmental, natural resource, and energy policy, I will return to this topic.

#FredinChina: Thousands of protesters call for South Korea's president to resign after scandal

Fred Raillard | Posted 11.07.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

Hanji: The Thousand Year Old Paper

Ji Hoon Heo | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home
Ji Hoon Heo


When Dominating Cultures Move In And Out

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.26.2016 | Impact
Soren Petersen

Co-written with Klaudia Kovacs American culture is ubiquitous and no matter where one goes in the world, from Copenhagen to Beijing, one will encou...

Can California Provide A Good Model Of Progressive Climate Policy?

Robert Stavins | Posted 10.13.2016 | Green
Robert Stavins

California can play a very important role by showing leadership -- in two key ways. One is to demonstrate a commitment to meaningful reductions in GHG emissions. In this regard, California has more than met the bar, with policies that are as aggressive as -- if not more aggressive than -- those of most countries.

Here's How This Queer Short Film Broke Boundaries In Korea

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.12.2016 | Queer Voices

A Korean short film takes a poignant look at the relationship between a bisexual woman and a lesbian. Directed by Han Sang-Hee, “Daymoon” follows...

In Debate, Trump Casually Suggests China Should Invade North Korea

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics

China should invade North Korea and “solve that problem for us,” Republican nominee Donald Trump said during Monday night’s presidential debate....

China's National Day Holiday Expected to Boost Tourism

AsiaToday | Posted 09.26.2016 | Home

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday -October 1 marks the beginning of the week-long National Day holidays, one of the most important Chi...

Korea and Taiwan Should Save Youths to Stop Being "Hell Joseon" and "Ghost Island"

AsiaToday | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - A society where derogatory buzzwords are rampant is definitely unhealthy. In this respect, Taiwan ...

Digital Meets Creativity

Salma Zulfiqar | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home
Salma Zulfiqar

The impact of the digital revolution on the cultural and creative industries, as underscored in the 2005 Convention on the Protection and the Promotio...

Market Mechanisms In The Paris Climate Agreement: International Linkage Under Article 6.2

Robert Stavins | Posted 08.30.2016 | Green
Robert Stavins

There are a substantial number of issues that negotiators will eventually need to address, and likewise, there are a set of questions that researchers (including within the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements) can begin to address now.

[] How Would Comfort Women Foundation Affect S. Korea-Japan Relations - Pt.2

AsiaToday | Posted 08.17.2016 | Home

By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ji-soo & PD Kim Yoo-min - AsiaToday held an interview with Dr. Akima Umezawa, the deputy secretary general of the Trilateral...

My Own Personal Olympics

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 08.16.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Competitive journalism In 1988. I was working as a producer for CBS News, and in that year I got sent to Seoul to cover the 1988 Olympics. As NBC ow...

The G20 Hangzhou Summit to be Held on Sept. 4-5

AsiaToday | Posted 08.16.2016 | Home

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - The G20 summit, which will focus on economic cooperation among member countries, will be held in H...

Korea and Japan's Music Streaming Market Fluctuating + Spotify to Make Japanese Debut

AsiaToday | Posted 08.09.2016 | Home

[Source: The official website of Spotify (] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - Both Korean and Japanese music streaming markets are f...

Trump's Nuclear Views Raise Alarms -- But Hiroshima Remains The Real Threat

Greg Mitchell | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

How the "Hiroshima narrative" has been handed down to generations of Americans -- and overwhelmingly endorsed by officials and the media, even if many historians disagree -- matters greatly.

[] How Would Comfort Women Foundation Affect S. Korea-Japan Relations

AsiaToday | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home

By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ji-soo & PD Kim Yoo-min - AsiaToday held an interview with Dr. Akima Umezawa, the deputy secretary general of the Trilateral...