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Ever wonder what it's like to live, teach and work in South Korea? This is the podcast that brings you people who are doing just that! Join hosts Scott, Adam, and Phil as they cover topics and issues regarding living in Korea as well as special guests of real people who are living and working abroad, their stories, and more! This podcast is coming to you from Changwon City, South Korea. Whether you are living in South Korea, have lived in South Korea, or thinking about coming to South Korea, ...
 
The best DPRK, North Korea, Hermit Kingdom, can of Super Awesome, podcast in the world. Join our three heroes as they add what this whole topic has been missing for years... some humor, flavored with actual research, about your next vacation to the land of the Kim's. That is, unless Trump and Un decide to wreck all the fun with a few nuclear button pushes.
 
A podcast focusing on issues relevant to Korea. Topics include politics, social issues, sports, culture and more. A combination of random deep dives into interesting issues, guest interviews with experts, and in-depth explorations of recent Korean history, news-makers and off-the-beaten track current events. 시사영어방송 팟케스트입니다. 전 TBS eFM 진행자 헨리 신 와 국내 정치, 사회, 경제, 스포츠 등 다양한 이슈를 영어로 소개드립니다.
 
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died at 8:30am on December 17. He was 69 years old. In late 2010, he anointed his youngest son Kim Jong-un as his successor. This course examines the leadership of Kim Jong-un in the Democratic Republic of Korea and its implications for reunification on the Korean peninsula, U.S. relations with South Korea, and the prospects for renewed talks with North Korea. Find more information about the CSIS Korea Chair at https://csis.org/program/korea-chair.
 
In so many ways the Korean story is also an American story. The US has sacrificed tens of thousands of America lives in east Asia, from WW2 through the Korean war. For over a hundred and fifty years America has tried - and is still trying - to influence events in Korea. Much of the how and why we got to the brink of nuclear war with a tiny nation in east Asia has not just taken place in the blue and white light of our TV and computer screens. Most of it is locked away in the hazy grey vault ...
 
South Korea as a Global Power is a three-year study launched by the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in 2014 to examine South Korea's global commitment and proactive participation in world affairs. Dr. Victor Cha, Senior Adviser at CSIS and Professor of Government at Georgetown University will lead this project along with a research team to provide empirical analysis and conceptual study of Korea's accomplishments as a middle and global power in a wide ...
 
'My Mate Went on Holiday to North Korea' tells the story of exactly what its like to visit the so-called Hermit Kingdom - everything from booking your trip in the first place, through getting on the train in Beijing, to creaking across the boarder, an Alcatraz-like hotel and seeing the embalmed corpses of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il - as seen through the eyes of Luke Pearce, who travelled there on vacation in 2016. The interviewer is @Dave___Smith
 
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Host Jacco Zwetsloot joins NK News‘s Chad O’Carroll, Jeongmin Kim, Min Chao Choy and Won-Gi Jung to discuss the surreal evacuation of Russian diplomats from North Korea by rail trolley, a flipper-wearing defector that swam across the inter-Korean border, the new NK Pro Delegation Tracker and much more. About the podcast: The North Korea News Podcas…
 
February 18, 2021 - Join us for a discussion about scenarios for North Korean development and inter-Korean economic integration. Seoul National University economics Professor Byung-Yeon Kim, former World Bank economist and a consultant on Asian affairs Brad Babson, and NK Pro analyst Peter Ward join Korea Society President Tom Byrne in conversation…
 
Korea24 – 2020.03.02. (Tuesday) News Briefing: The South Korean cabinet has approved a 15 trillion won extra budget plan aimed to help small businesses suffering from the protracted COVID-19 pandemic. (Koo Heejin) In-Depth News Analysis: Professor Melinda Mills from the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford delves into the idea of a “…
 
Host Jacco Zwetsloot joins NK News‘s Chad O’Carroll, Jeongmin Kim, Min Chao Choy and Won-Gi Jung to discuss the surreal evacuation of Russian diplomats from North Korea by rail trolley, a flipper-wearing defector that swam across the inter-Korean border, the new NK Pro Delegation Tracker and much more. About the podcast: The North Korea News Podcas…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.25. (Thursday) - News Briefing: Reversing the previous Trump administration's withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council in 2018, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed America’s commitment to address human rights abuses. He specified North Korea as a violator, but only cast doubts on whether Washington will be able to…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.24. (Wednesday) - News Briefing: Final preparations are being made for South Korea’s COVID-19 vaccination program, which starts on Friday, February 26. The first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines left the factory in Andong and arrived in a logistics center. (Eunice Kim) - In-Depth News Analysis: Harry Kazianis, Senior Director of Kore…
 
In this episode, our special guest is Mr. Jae-Hoon Bae, CEO and President of HMM Co., Ltd., one of South Korea's largest shipping companies, HMM operates over 130 state-of-the-art vessels encompassing more than 50 sea routes to over 100 ports of call around the globe. It boasts 12 of the world's largest super-class ships, part of a trend that has s…
 
The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) is the only privately funded, Christianity-linked university in North Korea. PUST Chancellor Chan-Mo Park tells us how the school came to be, its reputation among North Koreans and how it navigates around U.S. and international sanctions. Park also discusses the impact of journalist Suki Kim…
 
The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) is the only privately funded, Christianity-linked university in North Korea. PUST Chancellor Chan-Mo Park tells us how the school came to be, its reputation among North Koreans and how it navigates around U.S. and international sanctions. Park also discusses the impact of journalist Suki Kim…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.22. (Monday) News Briefing: South Korea expressed deep concerns over the use of force against pro-democracy protests in Myanmar after a military coup on February 1. This comes as at least 3 people have reportedly been killed by Myanmar security forces at anti-coup protests. (Eunice Kim) In-Depth News Analysis: Dr. Jerome Kim, Dire…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.19. (Friday) News Briefing: South Korea conducted a second pan-government exercise to transport COVID-19 vaccines on Friday with the first round of vaccinations set to start next week. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun assured the safety of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. (Eunice Kim) In-Depth News Analysis(Weekly Economy…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.18. (Thursday) - News Briefing: The U.S. Justice Department has charged three North Korean computer programmers for a broad range of global hacks, including the attack that targeted an American movie studio and an attempted extortion and theft scheme that targeted over one-point-three billion dollars from banks and businesses. (Ro…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.17. (Wednesday) - News Briefing: The government has said it could review adjusting business hours and social distancing levels, implying that authorities will tighten quarantine measures if the current uptick in COVID-19 continues. This news comes as the nation experienced a jump in COVID-19 cases, with South Korea reporting 621 n…
 
Korea24 – 2020.02.16. (Tuesday) News Briefing: At a press conference on Tuesday, Lee Yong-soo, a victim of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, urged the Moon Jae-in administration to take the issue to the International Court of Justice(ICJ) so that Japan will come to realize its past wrongdoings. (Robert Koehler) In-Depth News Analysis: Chung Yong-chul…
 
Author Simon Kuper joins the NK News podcast to discuss his new book, “The Happy Traitor: Spies, Lies and Exile in Russia: The Extraordinary Story of George Blake.” Blake was the first SIS/MI6 agent on the Korean Peninsula that North Korea captured during the Korean War. He soon became one of the KGB’s most infamous […]…
 
Author Simon Kuper joins the NK News podcast to discuss his new book, “The Happy Traitor: Spies, Lies and Exile in Russia: The Extraordinary Story of George Blake.” Blake was the first SIS/MI6 agent on the Korean Peninsula that North Korea captured during the Korean War. He soon became one of the KGB’s most infamous […]…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.15. (Monday) News Briefing: The government on Monday enforced eased social distancing rules, following the long Lunar New Year weekend. Though it eased the rules, the government stressed that it’s too early to be relieved, citing that the number of daily COVID-19 cases remained in the 300s for the third straight day. Meanwhile, Pr…
 
Korea24 - 2021.02.11. (Thursday) -News Briefing: While the four-day Lunar New Year holiday began from Thursday, authorities remain on alert as the number of new COVID-19 cases reported throughout Wedesday topped 500 for the first time in two weeks. - In-Depth News Analysis: Dr. Dougal Sutherland from the Victoria University of Wellington’s School o…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.10. (Wednesday) - News Briefing: The Lunar New Year holiday begins on Thursday in South Korea, but the high number of daily COVID-19 infections have quarantine authorities on edge. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun stressed that the holiday will be an important turning point in determining the direction of the current third wave of th…
 
Korea24 – 2020.02.09. (Tuesday) News Briefing: South Korea is set to start COVID-19 vaccinations from February 26th with vaccines from AstraZeneca, pending approval this week. However, concerns remain over the efficacy of the vaccine for the elderly and for variants of the virus. (Robert Koehler) In-Depth News Analysis: Professor Terry Nolan, head …
 
The NK News team discusses the first phone call between U.S. and South Korean Presidents Joe Biden and Moon Jae-in since the former’s election win, COVID-19, a school for the children of North Korean defectors in Seoul, Kim Jong Un’s missing wife and his new water slide. This podcast episode features NK News correspondents Jeongmin Kim, Colin […]…
 
The NK News team discusses the first phone call between U.S. and South Korean Presidents Joe Biden and Moon Jae-in since the former’s election win, COVID-19, a school for the children of North Korean defectors in Seoul, Kim Jong Un’s missing wife and his new water slide. This podcast episode features NK News correspondents Jeongmin Kim, Colin […]…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.08. (Monday) News Briefing: Daily COVID-19 cases in Korea have dropped below 300 for the first time in two months amid news that the nation will receive 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine by late February. (Eunice Kim) In-Depth News Analysis: Law professors Kim Kee-chang from Korea University and Cho Hee-kyung from Hongi…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.05. (Friday) News Briefing: An independent advisory panel has recommended the government to approve Astra Zeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, but it also recommended further discussion for use on those over 65 years old. Meanwhile, the government has approved the conditional use of Celltrion’s COVID-19 treatment candidate. (Eunice Kim) In-…
 
February 4, 2021 - The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) executive director Greg Scarlatoiu and Bush Institute senior fellow Victor Cha join senior director Stephen Noerper for a discussion of human rights in North Korea and its placement on the Biden administration’s new policy agenda. The event marks the anniversary of the historic…
 
January 28, 2021 - In our inaugural episode of The Korea Society's Women in Leadership series, we are pleased to welcome Ambassador Kathleen Stephens for a conversation on her distinguished career. Having extensive experience in international relations, Amb. Stephens, a decorated former U.S. diplomat, will share her special and deep connections to …
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.04. (Thursday) - News Briefing: The South Korean parliament on Thursday passed a motion for the impeachment of a senior judge, who is accused of meddling in politically sensitive trials under the previous Park Geun-hye administration. It is the first time for a judge to be impeached in the country and the bill will now be reviewed…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.03. (Wednesday) - News Briefing: Iran said on Tuesday it would release most of the crew members of the South Korean-flagged oil tanker that was seized last month by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps(IRGC) in the Persian Gulf. The captain and the tanker, however, will remain as the Iranian judiciary investigates the tanker's al…
 
Korea24 – 2020.02.02. (Tuesday)/////News Briefing: South Korea released the 2020 defense white paper on Tuesday, discussing not only South Korea’s current defense capabilities, but also the military status of North Korea. It noted that North Korea has expanded its ballistic missile units, strengthened special forces with modernized equipment and re…
 
Dr. Hoo Chiew Ping discusses the history and political relations between Malaysia and North Korea, as well as broader ASEAN and Southeast Asia relations with the DPRK, rice museums and her new book coming out later this year. Topics include the assassination of Kim Jong Un’s half-brother in Kuala Lumpur in Feb 2017, economics, the […]…
 
Dr. Hoo Chiew Ping discusses the history and political relations between Malaysia and North Korea, as well as broader ASEAN and Southeast Asia relations with the DPRK, rice museums and her new book coming out later this year. Topics include the assassination of Kim Jong Un’s half-brother in Kuala Lumpur in Feb 2017, economics, the […]…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Thomas Duvernay. They speak about Thomas’ new book Sinmiyangyo: The 1871 Conflict Between the United States and Korea, the historical background and context of the battle, the original misunderstandings that sparked the conflict, how the conflict progresse…
 
On the 99th episode of The Korea File podcast diplomatic studies scholar Jeffrey Robertson joins host Andre Goulet to argue that foreign policy options previously considered extreme – like abandoning the US alliance, acceding to China’s dominance and even of securing a nuclear weapons capacity – are entering strategic debate in South Korea. Follow …
 
January 26, 2021 - North Korea senior analysts Robert Carlin and Glyn Ford speak about the political and economic implications of the party congress with senior director Stephen Noerper. Stanford University’s Carlin and Track2Asia’s Ford provide critical insight on possibilities for change, impasse and next steps in this timely, newsmaker event. Th…
 
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