2019-02: South Korea

  1. Former presidential hopeful jailed for sexual abuse in win for South Korea’s #MeToo movement (Washington Post)2019-02-01
  2. Ex-Presidential Candidate in South Korea Is Jailed for Sexual Assault (New York Times)2019-02-01
  3. 2 South Koreans arrested in Croatia trying to smuggle eels (Washington Post)2019-02-07
  4. What happened next when North and South Korea unified on the ice (CNN)2019-02-07
  5. South Korea celebrates first anniversary of Winter Olympics (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-09
  6. For Surrey’s Koreans, simmering tensions reflect the north-south divide at home (The Guardian)2019-02-09
  7. Cryptocurrency Was Their Way Out of South Korea’s Lowest Rungs. They’re Still Trying. (New York Times)2019-02-10
  8. North and South Korea to launch joint bid to host 2032 summer Olympics (The Guardian)2019-02-12
  9. Japan demands apology from South Korea over remarks on emperor (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-12
  10. Lipstick in kindergarten? South Korea’s K-beauty industry now aims for the super young. (Washington Post)2019-02-16
  11. South Korean government sparks outrage by saying K-pop stars 'look identical' (The Guardian)2019-02-20
  12. Calling K-Pop Stars ‘Identical,’ South Korea Tries to Limit Their Influence (New York Times)2019-02-20
  13. 'Slowly the craze will come': the off-piste plan to get Nepal skiing (The Guardian)2019-02-23
  14. Iceland to keep hunting whales for five years despite tourism concerns (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-02-24
  15. Japan and South Korea both want a successful Trump-Kim summit, but have different ideas of what that means (Washington Post)2019-02-26
  16. Spain’s Former Premier Testifies Against Catalan Separatists (New York Times)2019-02-27