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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… …

Weekly Brief: Nov. 28th – Dec. 4th

Foreigners banned from rallies; humor and satire at rallies; people have low opinions of their jobs; mounting opinions in favor …

state-authored history textbook Korea

Weekly Brief: Nov. 21st – 27th

State-authored textbooks might not be approved; President Park could face impeachment this week; the emerging culture of rallies and more …

Weekly Brief: Nov. 14th – 20th

Water cannon trucks brought out to protests; a proposed partner registration act; President Park dares the National Assembly to impeach …

Weekly Brief: Nov. 7th – 13th

One million march against President Park; whistle-blowers face retribution; Seoul plans to improve air quality; and more in the Weekly …

Weekly Brief: Oct. 31st – Nov. 6th

Young activist faces prison for demonstrating; anti-government demonstration takes place over Choi Soon-sil scandal; Thai migrant workers suffer. …

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. …

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