South Korea

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un d, Kim Jong Un

Why cancelling the U.S.-North Korea summit may have been the right call

Opinion: If America wasn’t prepared for the high-stakes summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, perhaps its collapse was the best-case scenario
Kim Jong Un, Chung Eui-yong

After a period of high anxiety, it’s time for patience on North Korea

Opinion: There’s optimism around the Korean crisis—but we need a coherent, long-term strategy for diplomacy and engagement with North Korea
Reactions As North Korea Fires Long-Range Rocket Weeks After Nuclear Test

An Olympic miracle: Is Korean reunification in the cards?

On the eve of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Allen Abel sets out across South Korea in search of a resolution to its decades-long estrangement from the North
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How sports diplomacy could lead to an unprecedented shift for the Koreas

Opinion: After a year of anxiety and bellicose Trump tweets, the Olympics offer a rare moment of optimism for North and South Korea. But will it last?
Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Meets With Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland At The State Dept.

How Canada fits into Rex Tillerson’s plan for North Korea

Paul Wells parses diplomatic history as the U.S. secretary of state arrives in Ottawa to talk North Korea
U.S. President Donald Trump Visits South Korea – Day 1

The real challenge America faces in East Asia’s new geopolitical game

Opinion: Donald Trump’s Seoul visit reveals the potential fade of U.S. influence in East Asia, as South Korea seeks a true way forward on North Korea
People chant slogans as they march toward the Presidential Blue House during a protest calling South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in Seoul

In South Korea, the young rise up against a president—and a society

What the uprising against now-removed president Park Geun-hye reveals about the forces felt by South Korea’s young
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Beware: Killer electric fans

Is falling asleep next to an electric fan a potentially fatal mistake? In South Korea at least, it is widely thought to be.
A tourist wearing a mask to prevent contracting MERS asks sales assistant for directions as they tour Myeongdong shopping district in central Seoul

The rising toll of South Korea’s outbreak

The MERS virus has killed at least 19, and is sparking fear and anger about the government’s initially slow response
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Former airline executive sentenced to prison for ’nut rage’

The daughter of Korean Air’s chairman was sentenced to a year for ordering a plane back to the gate over macadamia nuts