Tag: korea

Podcast | Reunifying Korea: a split of opinion

In this episode of the Monsoon Podcast, Greg Thomson explores Korea’s divide – not between the North and South, but on whether reunification is wanted and workable […]

Hidden in plain sight: Korea’s sexist response to spy cams in women’s restrooms

South Korea’s patriarchal society fails to respond to a wave of sexual harassment, contributing to the trauma many women face, writes Henry Cho.

Hong Gildong: a classic North Korean adventure film or just sophisticated propaganda?

The 1986 film rendition of folk-hero Hong Gildong fulfils many purposes, providing not only an entertaining re-telling of a classic Korean tale, but also a […]

Lessons from Taiwan: The Epicentre of East Asian Rivalry

Heads of state from across the Asia Pacific congregated in Vietnam this November for the annual APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. As global political heavyweights gathered […]