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What Happened The Ministry of Education announced that national universities must increase the proportion of women professors to 25 percent by 2030. As part of this plan, the government specified annual goals to reduce gender gaps in professional positions. According to a Diversity Report published by Korea University, 16 percent of its professors were female. In comparison, the percentage…

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August 6, 2020

By Neha Cariappa South Korea’s pop culture wave (or Hallyu) is making its mark in India. As recently as five years ago, Indians would have only recognized singer PSY and his hit song “Gangnam Style.” Now, the K-pop genre has become more “mainstream” and it’s not unusual for Indians living in cities to express interest…

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July 10, 2020

By Andray Abrahamian A month ago we ended a thrilling rollercoaster news event that helped temporarily distract us from coronavirus news: the health of Kim Jong-un. This story was due to some specific features of newsgathering and reporting on North Korea. With a bit of hindsight on that maelstrom, it might be worthwhile to zoom…

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June 26, 2020

This briefing comes from Korea View, a weekly newsletter published by the Korea Economic Institute. Korea View aims to cover developments that reveal trends on the Korean Peninsula but receive little attention in the United States. If you would like to sign up, please find the online form here. What Happened On March 4, three children died in a house fire.…

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Region: Asia

March 13, 2020