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North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.
Publisher's Note
31 August 2015 - 10:30am
Inter-Korean relations saw a dramatic turnaround on the brink of a crisis on Aug. 25. Both the political community and the media in South Korea are praising the government, which led the negotiations...
The Question for Entrepreneurs
31 July 2015 - 6:15pm
For many entrepreneurs seeking to develop and grow the next disruptive technology, accessing venture capital (VC) is a very alluring and seemingly inevitable step on the yellow brick road to fame and...
Syndicated Korea
18 June 2015 - 6:15pm
Korean multinational corporations have reached a level of global prominence that positions them well as pacesetters for the future of business. Yet we find that often Korean companies have tremendous...
Medical staff at Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, including its president Song Jae-hoon (2nd from left), bow at a news conference on June 14 to apologize for the spread of MERS.
Absurd Dereliction of Duty
17 June 2015 - 3:30pm
The number of MERS patients in Korea has increased to 162 on June 17, half of them infected directly or indirectly via Samsung Medical Center (SMC). One of its patient transporters spread the virus...
Park Geun-hye, president of South Korea, is the 11th president and first woman to be elected to the office.
State Visit to US
28 May 2015 - 3:15pm
President Park Geun-hye will make a state visit to the United States from June 14 to 19. It is expected that the agenda items for the summit talks this time will include strategic cooperation between...
Venture Capital
8 May 2015 - 6:30pm
2015 has more in common with the late 1990s than just a Star Wars franchise re-launch and a Clinton on the campaign trail. In the world of global high-tech these days, they are partying like it’s...
Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leave U.S. President Barack Obama from opposite sides of the table after a photo opportunity at a nuclear summit at The Hague on March 25.
Role of the Leader
10 April 2015 - 5:00pm
According to the Future Research Center, 61 percent of Americans consider Japan’s apology for its wartime atrocities enough, and 68 percent of Americans and 75 percent of Japanese have trust in each...
Step Back, Think Twice
27 March 2015 - 5:45pm
On Wednesday, Wikileaks, the infamous site that publishes formerly-secret documents anonymously for the public to read, released the Investment Chapter from the until-now secret Trans-Pacific...
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system being fired at night.
Necessary Position
18 March 2015 - 2:30pm
On March 16, the Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister and the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs both landed in Seoul four hours apart. After meeting with his Korean...
Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany (Photo by א via Wikimedia Commons)
True Leader
13 March 2015 - 12:30pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized Japan’s perception of the past via the Asahi Shimbun and the voice of Okada Katsuya, the leader of the Democratic Party of Japan, when she made a recent...
The National Assembly Building of Korea.
Legal Solution
10 March 2015 - 3:30pm
Violence against U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert has lead Koreans to discuss anti-terrorism legislation. The ruling party is calling for the swift passage of an anti-terrorism bill proposed by lawmaker...
Just after Kim Ki-jong attacked U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert, he screams, “I have committed a terrorist act today to prevent a war, targeting the annual Key Resolve-Foal Eagle military exercises between South Korea and the U.S.”
Attack on US Ambassador
7 March 2015 - 1:00pm
U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman recently made a controversial remark, appearing to take sides with Japan on historical issues stemming from its wartime atrocities and...

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