Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

South Korea

South Korean shoppers buy US beef at a small butchers' shop in Seoul on July 2, 2008 after the government formally lifted an import ban. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)
What's the Beef on the South Korean President's Low Approval?
Michael Kulma explains why President Lee's approval rating is down to single digits. more
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Lunar New Year, Korean-Style
Asia in the World
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Asia Society. more
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Holier Than Thou Politics of Comfort Women Apology
Tokyo and Washington are both in the thick of "comfort women" politics. more
A demonstrator exhorts China to change its policies with regard to North Korean refugees. (FutureAtlas.com)
The Other North Korean Crisis
While the world condemns Pyongyang's missile testing, China quietly defies its obligations under the 1951 Refugee Convention by mistreating North Korean refugees. more
Kang Sinjae's work appears in Modern Korean Literature: An Anthology (Univ. of Hawaii Press)
The Young Zelkova
A story told by a young woman who falls in love with her step-brother, despite cultural taboos. more
Seoul, Korea (xoxoryan/flickr)
14th Asian Corporate Conference
May 12 - 14, 2004, Seoul, Korea more
Richard Holbrooke
Richard Holbrooke on the Launching of New Songdo City
What you are launching today will grow and resonate throughout Korea, throughout Asia, and throughout the world. more
Repatriation (2003)
Kim Dong Won's Film on North Korean Prisoners Held in South Korea
Repatriation director says, "I also wanted to show how humane these men are through their stories." more
The Way Home (2002).
Lee Jeong-hyang Shows 'The Way Home'
The story behind a South Korean box-office blockbuster. more