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Druking Scandal Shadows Moon Jae-in’s ‘Super Spring’

The Druking scandal involves the manipulation of online comments, South Korea's largest search engine, and possibly president Moon Jae-in. Behind Moon's glittering popularity following the inter-Korean summit, the political scandal continues to cast a shadow.

One April Morning

On Apr. 27, Kim Jong-un stepped on South Korean soil for the first time. It was also the first time a North Korean leader came to the South in nearly 70 years. Here is our photo essay on the ground, recording the historic morning of the inter-Korean summit.

Why I Decline ‘North Korean Defector’ Interview Requests

Media outlets constantly make use of the 'miserable North Korean defector' narrative. The current media frenzy surrounding the inter-Korean summit is no different. But journalists should exercise more sensitivity and respect, writes one defector.

No More Rocket Man?

Kim Jong-un is stepping onto South Korean soil tomorrow morning, the first ever for a North Korean leader. Moon Jae-in and Kim will most likely talk about some form of peace...but what will come afterwards?

North Korea Summit and the Elephant in the Room

South Korea's summit with North Korea is happening in less than a week. It's seen as an important stepping stone for Kim Jong-un's expected meeting with Donald Trump sometime in May. What does North Korea want? What are some unspoken issues?

A Small Scandal, A Big Blow to Moon Jae-in’s Credibility

What seems like a fight over minor failings of Kim Ki-sik, South Korea's new Financial Supervisory Service governor, has undercut the Moon Jae-in government's claim that it is morally superior to conservatives who ruled before Moon.

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