Asia Society Korea hosted its April Monthly Luncheon on Tuesday at the Lotte Hotel Seoul.
Although it is unknown whether North Korea will even participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games, one cannot help but feel that the incredible support of the South Korean people at Gangneung Hockey Center will influence the decision.
Daniel Pinkston is a professor at Troy University and Asia Society Korea Center's contributing writer.
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.
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.
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.
Just three days after South Korean President's impeachment vote, the North spoke out while all the subtlety of a sledgehammer, while opting not to mention the scandal directly.
This month, our contributing writer Steven Borowiec reports about his encounter with two North Koreans who were sent to Vladivostok as cheap labor.
Mr. Salmon is a journalist, broadcaster and author who has been a resident of Seoul since 1998.
This month, our Contributing Writer Steven Borowiec shares a North Korean Hyun Ji-hee’s story of escape.