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27 March
Three years ago, the nation watched in horror as the Sewol ferry slowly sank, claiming the lives of 304 passengers, mostly students.
17 March
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.
10 March
Following months of political unrest and turmoil, South Korea’s Constitutional Court has formally removed President Park Geun-hye from office.
24 February
The second installment of our World Heritage Series sees us take a trip to Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes, South Korea’s only natural site to make the revered list of United Nation designated list.
23 February
Daniel Pinkston is a professor at Troy University and Asia Society Korea Center's contributing writer.
23 February
Korea based writer and author Geoffrey Cain spoke with Asia Society’s Matthew Fennell about Cain's new book.
22 February
The motives behind the murder of Kim Jong-nam are being discussed all around the world but, within the North Korean refugee community, the assassination has provoked an entirely different reaction.
22 February
As the mysterious killing of a North Korean continues to dominate the news cycle, another piece of North Korea news has come out that may be even more significant.
22 February
H.E. Joon Oh, former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations, was the guest speaker at the Korea Center's first monthly luncheon lecture of 2017.
25 January
We kick off our Series in the south-western part of peninsular by visiting Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites.