Tag Archives: South Korea

South Korea: Corruption & Self-Censorship

Press freedom in South Korea is slipping and public perception of corruption is rising.

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South Korea: Moving Up the Global League Table

South Korea’s $1.4 trillion economy was about 52 times larger than North Korea’s in 2014.

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Push for Automation: South Korea Vs. China

China hopes to shift production from low-wage human labor to robots, as South Korea has done.

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Seven Challenges for an Asian Century

To reach its full potential, Asia will need to overcome seven key challenges in the 21st century.

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1970s

What were the 1970s like in China, when even mainstream Western politicians came to call on Mao in Beijing?

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Child Poverty: Asia’s Best Performer

South Korea performs as well as Nordic economies on avoiding child poverty.

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Trump and America’s China Problem

While the U.S. President grandstands, the Chinese leadership changes global power dynamics – by stealing a page from American history.

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East Asia’s Challenge: Resisting Hyper-Nationalism, Not Globalization

Overcoming nationalistic barriers is more urgent than ever for pro-Western Asian countries.

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Asia’s Heightened Jitters Over NAFTA Risks Spilling Over

Asian countries like South Korea are nervous about the United States changing its trade deals next.

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China Vs. the Koreas: Food’n’Nukes

Unpacking the THAAD-Lotte-North Korea-China controversy.

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