In December 2020, a 31-year-old Cambodian migrant worker named Nuon Sokkheng was living in a greenhouse without proper heating when she passed away on a farm in Pocheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Unfortunately, Sokkhen’s death was not an isolated incident, ...

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – It’s a humid night in Itaewon, Seoul’s touristy hotspot packed with restaurants, bars and nightclubs. The street is filled with party-goers and food vendors; nightlife has seemingly made a full recovery from the stringent social distancing ...

TikTok and vlogs are widely popular among youth in China. In late January this year, the popularity of these mediums merged with commentary on social issues when a blogger uploaded a video of a chained woman in a small village ...

The recent development in the talks between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the People’s Republic of China to price about 25% of new oil contracts in yuan has increased worries about the status of the U.S. dollar. Presently, the ...

Perhaps nothing is more indicative of China’s rise from a developing country to an economic powerhouse than the sheer number of products sold worldwide that say “Made in China.” From Android phones to Nike shoes to Jalisco New Generation synthetic ...

While the world watches the events unfolding in Ukraine, another major “invasion” is brewing in a once unassuming region thousands of miles southeast. China and the Solomon Islands recently announced a security agreement that will lead to the stationing of ...

On March 9th, Yoon Suk-yeol, South Korea’s former chief prosecutor, was elected as the next president in the country’s tightest presidential race yet. Yoon beat his opponent, Lee Jae-myung of the Democratic Party of Korea, by merely 0.08%. Leading up ...

North Korea prides itself on rejecting Western capitalist norms and instead favors a type of socialism guided by the Juche ideology. Juche, which roughly translates to “self-reliance,” postulates North Korea must pursue military, political and economic interdependence. Despite this rejection ...

LOS ANGELES — In May 2020, South Korea experienced a new outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Itaewon, Seoul’s popular nightlife district containing clubs that cater to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Patient zero was a 29-year-old man who visited several ...

LOS ANGELES — Gender inequality is an issue as old as time. While the world continues to make progress in the global effort to combat gender inequality, Japan, affected by a system of staunch traditional values, continues to fall behind.  ...