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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...
The Sewol Ferry capsizing.
Controversy over Kim Young-ran Act
5 March 2015 - 6:00pm
The so-called Kim Young-ran Act against illegal solicitations and bribery passed the plenary session of the National Assembly on Mar. 3. It is hoped that the passage of the bill, which covers all...
Wendy Sherman, under secretary of state for political affairs, speaks at Washington’s Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on Feb. 27 (local time).
Outrageous Blame
3 March 2015 - 4:55pm
At Washington’s Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on Feb. 27 (local time), Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman bluntly expressed her discontent with the conflict...
Heather Cho, former vice president of Korean Air, during her apology in December 2014.
Nepotism in South Korea
14 January 2015 - 1:40pm
The Korean Air scandal in which Heather Cho, a vice president of the airline and daughter of its chairman, lambasted a crew member for incorrectly serving macadamia nuts not according to manual, and...
Intellectual Property Framework
4 December 2014 - 6:00pm
On July 20, 2011, the Intellectual Property Framework Act (IPFA) became effective in Korea, focusing government support for the creation, protection, utilization, and infrastructure of intellectual...


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