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ASKC Nuriati Scholarship Awardees Inumiya Lisa and Kyong Hwa Park (C) are presented with prizes and gift certificates by ASKC co-Chairs Dong Bin Shin (far left) and Kyongsoo Lee (far right). (Asia Society Korea Center)
Korea Center's 2010 Holiday Celebration
ASKC's most recent holiday gala continues its commitment to children's causes. more
L to R: ASKC co-chairman Dr. Kyongsoo Lho; ASKC Honorary Chairman Dr. Hong-Koo Lee; Asia Society Task Force Chair Bill Rhodes; Asia Society Executive Vice President Jamie Metzl; and ASKC Co-chairman Dong Bin Shin in Seoul on Nov. 9, 2010. (Asia Society Korea Center)
From Korea, A Call for Collaboration
White House advisor, former Citigroup official speak out against protectionism and economic nationalism. more
Dolls of leaders of the participating nations are displayed for the upcoming G20 summit during the Seoul Lantern Festival at the Cheonggye stream in Seoul on November 5, 2010. (Kim Jae-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)
Five Imperatives for the G-20
A truly globalized economy requires trust and collaboration. more
Asia Society President Vishakha N. Desai discusses the importance of President Obama's trip to Asia. (2 min., 4 sec.)
Managing Expectations as Obama Heads to Asia
As President Obama sets off on a nine-day trip to Asia, experts weigh in on what may or many not be achieved. more
Dr. Jocelyn Clark, shown here in Seoul on Sept. 19, 2010, is trying to revive Korean traditional music in its homeland. (Asia Society Korea Center)
Is Korean Traditional Music Like a Stay-at-Home Diaspora?
The peninsula's musical heritage is threatened by its local perceptions. more
L to R: Charm Lee (CEO, Korea Tourism Organization), Soo Siew Keong (Regional Director North Asia, Singapore Tourism Board), Kyongsoo Lho (Co-Chairman, Asia Society Korea Center), Simeon P. Marfori, II (Undersecretary, Department of Tourism, Philippines), Dong Bin Shin (Co-Chairman, Asia Society Korea Center)
Tourism Key to Southeast Asia Development, Say Dignitaries
Vice ministers from the Philippines and Singapore recently addressed Asia Society members in Seoul. more
Brian R. Myers speaking in Seoul on September 14, 2010. (Asia Society Korea Center)
South Korea: The Unloved Republic?
Decades of official policy have actually undermined South Koreans' loyalty to their homeland, argues scholar. more
Scott E. Kalb speaking at Seoul's Lotte Hotel on August 24, 2010. (Asia Society Korea Center)
Inside Korea's Sovereign Wealth Fund
An American expatriate explains how he helps manage trillions in assets for Korea. more
Massimo Andrea Leggeri, Italian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, speaking in Seoul on June 15, 2010. (Asia Society Korea Center)
Asian-European Relations: Building Blocks for Global Governance
Italy's Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, a veteran diplomat, argues that a lot of work still has to be done to bring Asia and Europe together. more
US Ambassador to South Korea Kathleen Stephens talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Yoo Myung-Hwan on Apr. 5, 2009 in Tokyo. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
A Sturdy Support for US-Korean Relations
Ambassador Kathleen Stephens lays out the extensive ties that bind America and South Korea. more