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Obama Makes Historic Visit To Hiroshima Memorial Peace Park

Friday, May 27, 2016

Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the city destroyed by an American atomic bomb in the closing days of World War II.

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As President Visits Japan, Okinawa Controversy Is Back In The Limelight

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Following a gruesome killing, allegedly by a former Marine, controversy over the presence of American troops on Okinawa is adding another layer to Obama's historic trip this week.

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In Homogeneous South Korea, A Multicultural Village Hints At Change

Sunday, May 15, 2016

"Wongok Village is what Korea will look like in the future," says a grade school teacher in a self-styled "borderless village" south of Seoul, where most of the residents are non-Korean.

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N. Korea Wants Economic And Nuclear Expansion, But One Undercuts The Other

Monday, May 09, 2016

North Korea's powerful are gathering for their first ruling party congress in decades. Kim Jong Un is working to consolidate his power at home โ€” and regionally โ€” with an expanded nuclear arsenal.

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In A Major Speech, Kim Jong Un Trumpets 'Great Success' With Nukes

Friday, May 06, 2016

At North Korea's first Workers' Party Congress in 36 years, Kim declares "unprecedented results" in recent nuclear and missile tests. He's shown greater willingness to speak publicly than his father.

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To The List Of High-Stakes Tests In Korea, Add The Samsung SAT

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Samsung's rigorous aptitude test underscores the company's near-mythical status in Korean society. "I think this is only the way to be successful," says a test-taker before braving the entrance exam.

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QUIZ: Do You Have What It Takes To Work For Samsung?

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The "Samsung SAT" is the South Korean company's aptitude test that features a gantlet of 160 questions in 140 minutes. Test yourself with a few practice questions.

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High-Ranking North Korean Intel Officer Defects To South Korea

Monday, April 11, 2016

The military officer's defection follows the news of 13 North Korean restaurant workers who defected en masse last week.

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The North Korea Threat Keeps A Cold-War Era Security Law Around

Monday, April 11, 2016

The U.S. State Department, the United Nations and human rights groups say South Korea's controversial National Security Law chokes freedom of expression.

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How S. Korea's Plastic Surgeons Are Helping Scarred N. Korean Defectors

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Assimilating into South Korean society is rarely easy for North Korean defectors. Top plastic surgeons are volunteering their services to help minimize the scars they bear from painful, abusive pasts.

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As North Korea Acts Out, A Search For Kim Jong Un's Motives

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The isolated nation has undertaken a series of provocative steps, launching missiles and bombastic rhetoric. Analysts are debating what leader Kim Jong Un is trying to achieve.

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North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles Off Its East Coast

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The latest missile firing comes amid heightened tensions on the peninsula, following wide international condemnation for the North's January nuclear test.

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N. Korea Sentences American Student To 15 Years Of Prison, Hard Labor

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Otto Warmbier, a 21-year-old University of Virginia student, had attempted to steal a propaganda sign from his Pyongyang hotel. He was convicted of subversion. The White House called for his release.

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Achievement Unlocked: Google AlphaGo A.I. Wins Go Series, 4-1

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A top world Go champ lost the last of five games against Google's AlphaGo. But both sides are going home from the match with a lot more to learn.

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After Tsunami And Quake, A U.S.-Japan Partnership To 'Give Hope'

Friday, March 11, 2016

When the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis hit Japan in 2011, U.S. troops delivered aid in Operation Tomodachi, Japanese for "friends." Another Tomodachi program brings Japanese kids to the U.S.

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5 Years After Japan Disasters, 'Temporary' Housing Is Feeling Permanent

Friday, March 11, 2016

Deadlines to rehouse evacuees have come and gone. It's still not clear when they might go home, and if so, what would they return to?

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U.N. To Vote On Sanctions Package Against North Korea

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

In response to North Korea's recent nuclear test and rocket launch, the U.S. and China spent weeks negotiating new sanctions. On Tuesday, Russia asked for the vote to be postponed until Wednesday.

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Welcome To Korea: 4,000 U.S. Troops Arrive At A Tense Time

Friday, February 26, 2016

In the weeks between North Korea's nuclear test and rocket launch, 4,000 new American troops have arrived in South Korea. They're still adjusting to challenges, both big and small.

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As A Japanese Mountain Village Shrinks, So Do Its Prospects For Kabuki

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

For more than 300 years, children have performed kabuki, Japan's classical theater, in the village of Damine. But as residents age or leave for cities, Damine is running out of young performers.

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South Korea Shutting Down Joint Industrial Park In North Korea

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

As the international community grapples with how best to stymie North Korea's nuclear development, South Korea is making one move on its own. It's shutting down the last remaining vestige of inter-Korean cooperation, the Kaesong Industrial Complex.

The special zone, located north of the border just six miles inside of ...

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