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Weekly Brief: Dec. 12th – 18th

Nicaragua harasses workers at South Korean owned factory; avian influenza rages on; demonstrators lose their court appeals; untrained riot police; …

Weekly Brief: Dec. 5th – 11th

Corruption at heart of Presidential scandal In a rare scene, lawmakers questioned the CEOs of nine major conglomerates on live… …

People gathered in Gwanghwamun Plaza on Oct. 29 to voice concerns over the scandal implicating President Park Geun-hye and her friend, Choi Soon-sil. (Jun Michael Park/Korea Exposé)

Weekly Brief: Oct. 24th – 30th

Choi Soon-sil scandal blows open and threatens presidency; artists jailed for criticizing government; Baek Nam-gi autopsy warrant expires and more. …

Weekly Brief: Sept. 26th – Oct. 2nd

Baek Nam-gi's struggle continues; the Sewol commission ends; Kim Young-ran law takes effect; child labor batteries; and elderly poverty. …

When the Elite Don’t Care

Less than three percent of South Korean university students trust politicians. Recent confirmation hearings for a prime minister-designate show why. …

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