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Webtoons are South Korea’s latest export hit

M OON JAE-IN briefly assumed the face of a badly bruised schoolboy. But it was not because he had botched

July 31, 2021 By The Economist

M OON JAE-IN briefly assumed the face of a badly bruised schoolboy. But it was not because he had botched

Letters to the editor

Letters are welcome via email at [email protected]  Liberty v security  “Power and paranoia”, the cover

July 31, 2021 By The Economist

Letters are welcome via email at [email protected]  Liberty v security  “Power and paranoia”, the cover

The prospects for developing countries are not what they once were

I N 2000 THIS newspaper wrote that “the most pressing moral, political and economic issue of our time is third-world poverty.”

July 31, 2021 By The Economist

I N 2000 THIS newspaper wrote that “the most pressing moral, political and economic issue of our time is third-world poverty.”

The Pegasus revelations cast doubt on the health of Indian democracy

I N ANCIENT HINDU lore a winged horse emerges from the milky churn of primeval oceans to become the trusted

July 31, 2021 By The Economist

I N ANCIENT HINDU lore a winged horse emerges from the milky churn of primeval oceans to become the trusted

Business this week

The Chinese government widened its crackdown on businesses that don’t toe the Communist Party’s line, targeting private tutoring,

July 31, 2021 By The Economist

The Chinese government widened its crackdown on businesses that don’t toe the Communist Party’s line, targeting private tutoring,

Samoa’s rightful government takes office at last

I T TOOK THREE and a half months and a constitutional crisis, but Samoa at last has its first change

July 31, 2021 By The Economist

I T TOOK THREE and a half months and a constitutional crisis, but Samoa at last has its first change

Politics this week

Tunisia’s president, Kais Saied, fired the prime minister, suspended parliament for 30 days and assumed executive authority. The p

July 31, 2021 By The Economist

Tunisia’s president, Kais Saied, fired the prime minister, suspended parliament for 30 days and assumed executive authority. The p

Why China and North Korea decided to renew a 60-year-old treaty

Sixty years have passed since the China-North Korea Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation and Mutual Assistance was signed on 11 July 1961. On

July 30, 2021 By Lowy Institute

Sixty years have passed since the China-North Korea Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation and Mutual Assistance was signed on 11 July 1961. On

North and South Korea Are Back Talking—But For How Long?

July 29, 2021, 4:34 AM   Here is today’s Foreign Policy brief: A thaw on the Korean Peninsula , U.S. Defense

July 29, 2021 By Foreign Policy

July 29, 2021, 4:34 AM   Here is today’s Foreign Policy brief: A thaw on the Korean Peninsula , U.S. Defense

[Column] How “overnight beggars” are made

Graphic by jaewoogy.com   In late March 2013, the public official ethics committee published statistics on the assets of

July 29, 2021 By The Hankyoreh Opinion

Graphic by jaewoogy.com   In late March 2013, the public official ethics committee published statistics on the assets of

Looking for peace 68 years later

By Donald Kirk  The U.S., North Korea and China were still at war, rhetorically speaking, on the 68

July 29, 2021 By Korea Times Opinion

By Donald Kirk  The U.S., North Korea and China were still at war, rhetorically speaking, on the 68

Observations about Park Chung-hee

By Richard Pennington  Having visited former President Park Chung-hee's birthplace in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province and the Park

July 29, 2021 By Korea Times Opinion

By Richard Pennington  Having visited former President Park Chung-hee's birthplace in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province and the Park

Who can save waning UN? Not US, but China

By Tom Plate  Maybe the United Nations ― fumbling, hopelessly bureaucratic, partly corrupt and so on ― is in fact

July 29, 2021 By Korea Times Opinion

By Tom Plate  Maybe the United Nations ― fumbling, hopelessly bureaucratic, partly corrupt and so on ― is in fact

Opinion: Biden’s Syria strategy is missing in action

Half a year into his administration, President Biden has yet to arrive at a new strategy for addressing the horrifying

July 29, 2021 By Washington Post Opinion & Worldviews

Half a year into his administration, President Biden has yet to arrive at a new strategy for addressing the horrifying

Blue House Denies Report They Are Seeking Another Summit with Kim Jong-un

The office of President Moon Jae-in dismissed a news report Wednesday that the two Koreas are in talks to arrange

July 29, 2021 By ROK Drop

The office of President Moon Jae-in dismissed a news report Wednesday that the two Koreas are in talks to arrange

Unusual Container Walls at the Nampho Container Port

Commercial satellite imagery from July 21 indicates workers at North Korea’s largest container port have used shipping containers

July 29, 2021 By 38 North

Commercial satellite imagery from July 21 indicates workers at North Korea’s largest container port have used shipping containers

Nampho Naval Shipyard: Second Submersible Test Barge Still Out of Water

Commercial satellite imagery of Nampho Naval Shipyard from July 21 indicates that the second of North Korea’s two submersible test

July 29, 2021 By 38 North

Commercial satellite imagery of Nampho Naval Shipyard from July 21 indicates that the second of North Korea’s two submersible test

Japan's Botched Olympic Diplomacy Ruins Chance to Mend South Korean Relations

July 29, 2021, 2:55 PM   Ever since the Greek city-states established their Olympic truce, the Games have been an opportunity for

July 29, 2021 By Foreign Policy

July 29, 2021, 2:55 PM   Ever since the Greek city-states established their Olympic truce, the Games have been an opportunity for

A Grand Bargain With North Korea

Change is underway on the Korean Peninsula. At the Eighth Korean Workers’ Party Congress in January, North Korean leader Kim

July 29, 2021 By Foreign Affairs

Change is underway on the Korean Peninsula. At the Eighth Korean Workers’ Party Congress in January, North Korean leader Kim

Racial prejudice rears its head in Singapore

D AVE PARKASH and his girlfriend were strolling down the street one evening in June when an irate man accosted

July 29, 2021 By The Economist

D AVE PARKASH and his girlfriend were strolling down the street one evening in June when an irate man accosted