Korea

South Korea’s deepening youth unemployment crisis

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The Korea Herald recently reported that 410,000 young people in their 20s were unemployed in South Korea, up from 330,000 in 2013, and a 15-year high.

Korea

Mutual fears and suspicions continue to impede Korea reunification talks

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HYUNG-A KIM sees glimmer of hope for bridge-building between North Korea and South Korea in 2015  following North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s new year declaration that he’s open to discussions. North–South Korean relations have for 70 years teetered on the verge of war, with the Korean War of 1950–53 gruesomely demonstrating the drastic consequences of […]