Elise Hu

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The Past Haunts The Present For Japan's Shinzo Abe

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

As Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to strengthen ties with America, he's facing tense times in his own neighborhood, mainly because of his views on World War II.


Heavy Police Presence At Ferry Demonstrations Bring Seoul To A Halt

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Thousands of police formed a perimeter around the heart of South Korea's capital Saturday, in an effort to dampen a third day of protests over the government handling of a ferry disaster one year ago.


South Koreans Mark Ferry Disaster Anniversary

Thursday, April 16, 2015

It's been 1 year since a ferry accident in South Korea killed more than 300 people. Most of the victims were high school students on a field trip. The remembrances are going on amid political fallout.


A Year After Ferry Disaster, South Koreans Await Answers

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The root causes of the accident that killed 304 people are still unclear, and parents of the victims are embroiled in a political tug of war.


The All-Work, No-Play Culture Of South Korean Education

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A new report finds South Korean students feel greater stress than those in any other developed nation. The country is weighing the relentless pressure it places on studying and exams.


How Asian-Americans Found A Home In The World Of K-Pop

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

For all the unique "Asian-ness" of K-pop, many of its stars are American-born and raised. And now that K-pop's gone global, Asian-American artists are more at home than ever.


A Forgotten Generation: Half Of South Korea's Elderly Live In Poverty

Friday, April 10, 2015

In a country known for its tech advances and rapid economic rise, the generation responsible for the growth isn't faring so well. Half of South Korea's seniors live below the poverty line.


Pew: Japan And U.S. Respect Each Other And Distrust China

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Japanese and Americans surveyed say they want the two nations to remain close, or get closer. And they share a suspicion of China.


Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

What's behind the curious food fad of mukbang, or live-streamed broadcasts of people eating endless amounts of food? The genre is so popular in South Korea that its stars pull in $10,000 a month.


A Chinese Tourism Boom Has South Koreans Cramming

Thursday, March 19, 2015

South Korea is the top foreign destination for Chinese tourists, which means Koreans are scrambling to adjust to the hordes of travelers from the mainland.


Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Hackers gained access to records of 80 million Anthem customers and employees, the health insurance giant says. But how can the seemingly endless mega-hacks be prevented?


Does Facebook Cause Depression? Depends On How You Use It

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Those great photos from your high school girlfriend's recent vacation in the Caribbean? A study says they're probably making you envious, and that envy could be contributing to feelings of depression.


After Months Of Debate, FCC Poised To Unveil Internet Rules

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

After months of debate, discussion and culling four million comments from the public on "net neutrality," the Federal Communications Commission is due to propose new Internet regulations this week.


Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

Monday, January 26, 2015

News last week that SkyMall's parent company has filed for bankruptcy protection inspired an outpouring of odes to the kitschy in-flight catalog.


Goodbye, Garden Yeti: In-Flight Catalog SkyMall Files For Bankruptcy

Friday, January 23, 2015

The kitschy catalog fell victim to online shopping and the growing ubiquity of in-flight Wi-Fi, according to the company's Chapter 11 filing.


Remaking Vegas In A Tech Billionaire's Image: Will It Last?

Thursday, January 15, 2015 CEO Tony Hsieh pumped $350 million into downtrodden downtown Las Vegas to make it a home for startups and a place young people want to live again. Three years in, is it working?


The Unstoppable Selfie Stick Trend Has Invaded American Shores

Thursday, January 08, 2015

You can't miss them, and some folks can't resist them. Selfie sticks — monopods that help you take cellphone photos of yourself — are only growing in popularity.


The 2014 Tech Trends We'll Still Be Talking About Next Year

Monday, December 29, 2014

Apple is ending an influential 2014 but faces another big test ahead. And we revisit the mega-hacks of the year and look to a more voice-controlled future.


Online Sellers Pop Up In Real Life, For A Limited Time Only

Thursday, December 25, 2014

One-click shopping is changing the ways people shop and retailers sell their wares. But some online retailers are opening physical stores — some of which last as short as a day.


In Its Strange Journey, 'The Interview' Becomes An Art House Film

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

In what scenario does a $44 million slapstick comedy become a good fit for independent theaters? Only one involving geopolitical intrigue, a humiliating hack and terror threats from North Korea.