Tag: South Korea

Open newsletter – february 21, 2022

from: Al Jazeera, Asia Times, Corriere della Sera, East Asia Forum, Euractiv, Global Times, Reuters, RFE RL, RUSI, TASS, The Interpreter, The Strategist  AFGHANISTAN The United...

Daily news – February 8, 2022

News from: Al Jazeera, Astana Times, Atlantic Council, Brookings, Bruegel, Chatham House, CSIS, Defense News, Defense One, East Asia Forum, Foundation for Defense of...

Daily news – February 5, 2022

AFRICA African Union: Focus on Rights, Justice at Summit. Human Rights Watch: President Macky Sall of Senegal should ensure that civilian protection, human rights, and justice...

China, South Korea aim for greater openness under RCEP: ministry (Yin Yeping, Global Times)

Under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), China and South Korea will make high-level commitments to greater openness, while creating better conditions for the...

South Korea inks largest arms export deal with UAE for missile interceptor (Brian Kim, Defense News)

 South Korea has inked a deal with the United Arab Emirates to export midrange surface-to-air missiles, marking the Asian country’s largest-ever arms export deal in history. Valued...

Democracy should feature in South Korean development assistance (Simon Bruns, East Asia Forum)

South Korea has been praised for its successful COVID-19 containment strategy, which has managed to keep deaths significantly below the global average. In April 2020,...

South Korea’s embrace of Australia goes beyond China (Chris Khatouki, The Interpreter)

The elevation of a “comprehensive strategic partnership” between South Korea and Australia during South Korean President Moon Jae-In’s state visit last month has left...

Entrepreneurs from China, Japan and South Korea pin hopes on the RCEP: survey (Zhang Dan, Global Times)

Despite the ongoing pandemic and geopolitical volatility, most entrepreneurs from China, Japan and South Korea are optimistic about China's economic growth in 2022 and...

South Korea’s middle power aid diplomacy (Jeffrey Choi, East Asia Forum)

Official Development Assistance (ODA) is likely to become an increasingly important part of South Korea’s middle power diplomacy in Asia. Although South Korea expresses...

South Korea’s anti-feminism surge offers political gain, but long-term pain (Kaylin Kim, East Asia Forum)

Despite being the first archer in Olympic history to win three gold medals at a single Games, An San received thousands of hate comments online. She was criticised...

The Korean way towards green growth (Elizabeth Thurbon, John A Mathews, East Asia Forum)

Like its East Asian neighbours, South Korea was relatively slow to turn away from fossil fuels and start building a new energy system based...

S.Korea’s disgraced ex-president Park freed after nearly 5 years in prison (Hyonhee Shin, Reuters)

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was released from prison on Friday nearly five years after being convicted of corruption, fuelling debate over whether...

S Korea’s ex-president Park freed after nearly 5 years in prison (Al Jazeera)

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was released from prison on Friday nearly five years after being convicted of corruption, fuelling debate over whether...

The future of South Korea’s defence transition (Jina Kim, East Asia Forum)

In South Korea, presidential election fever is heating up. Key candidates from the conservative People Power Party and the liberal Democratic Party of Korea...

South Korea’s developmentalist response to COVID-19 (David Hundt, East Asia Forum)

For South Korea, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been an opportunity to burnish its ‘national brand’. It has experienced relatively few daily infections, cumulative deaths...

Putting South Korea’s proactive national defence strategy in perspective (Bo Ram Kwon, East Asia Forum)

South Korea is under the spotlight for unusual reasons. On 15 September 2021, North Korea tested a new long-range cruise missile and a submarine-launched ballistic missile....