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If the whales, China and the United States, are in conflict, Koreans believe they will suffer the most.
The most recent addition to Korea’s UNESCO World Heritage catalog is the Baekje Historic Areas, put on the famed list in July 2015.
By Daniel A. Pinkston, Ph.D., Troy University
For the next installment in our UNESCO World Heritage Series, the Asia Society made a trip to Hwaseong Fortress in the city of Suwon, Korea’s second largest municipality after Seoul.
In the fourth installment of our World Heritage Series, Asia Society Korea did not have to travel far as we made the short trip to Changdeokgung in downtown Seoul.
Michael Breen is a journalist and consultant in Korea who first arrived in the country in 1982.
We were delighted to have been invited to the 2017 Indian Food Festival hosted by the Embassy of India.
We continue our World Heritage Series this month with a trip to Gyeongju Historic Areas, an area often labelled as “the world’s largest museum without walls."
Three years ago, the nation watched in horror as the Sewol ferry slowly sank, claiming the lives of 304 passengers, mostly students.
While fried chicken and beer has become something of a Korean cultural export over the last decade, few expected it to be a diplomatic fulcrum point for the growing security crisis on the peninsula.

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