Korean president, Yoon Suk-yeol, is branding indulging in a display of ‘red-baiting’ to cast his opponents as communists.
President Biden has an opportunity to show himself as a global leader who can bring historically antagonistic U.S. allies together.
South Korea’s fertility rate fell below the level needed to sustain a population in the mid-1980s – and it never recovered. It is now below one child per woman during her reproductive years.
The disruption of Taiwan’s chip industry would affect everyone.
The South Korean government’s embrace of gendered citizenship has fueled the virulent gender war between men and women, with digital sex crimes used as ammunition.
New research investigates a poorly known wildlife trade.
The US and South Korea are significantly beefing up security arrangements in the face of the perceived growing threat from China and North Korea.
The ‘Washington Declaration’ unveiled during the state visit by South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol gives Seoul a greater role in coordinating a nuclear response strategy.
The meeting is just the second US state visit during the Biden administration. It comes as Washington and Seoul face common concerns.
The South China Sea is of strategic and economic importance to Beijing and the US, setting up a potential power struggle that could spark conflict.
Successive Japanese administrations have tried – and largely failed – to reduce urban overcrowding for 70 years.
More countries are using ‘national service’, whether they are military or civic programmes.
These bears cannot be released into the wild, so sanctuaries are being built.
North Korea’s provocative regime of missile testing has prompted the South to designate it as an enemy.
Sanctions are clearly not deterring North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. But alternative strategies have huge risks, too.
To boost their attractiveness to tourists and residents alike, in 2020 the towns of Gongju and Buyeo – once Imperial capitals – launched the “Smart Town Challenge” to link online and offline services.
A better understanding of how crowds work is vital as more of the world’s population move to cities.
Halloween was virtually nonexistent in South Korea until about a decade ago. But commercialization is taking popular holidays to unlikely places across the globe.
While there is still risk associated with any escalation of tension on the Korean Peninsula, this is far from uncharted territory.
Starting in the late 1990s, South Korea’s promotion of its cultural exports abroad has made it a major power on the international stage.