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Seoul to declare new air defense zone
Seoul plans to declare a bigger Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) that encompasses the airspace of Ieodo reef located southwest of Jeju Island.
No shots have been fired but tension in the region surrounding the Korean peninsula is palpable as the United States and China continue their battle of wills.
'Culture determines success or failure'
Zhang Guoyou, 64, professor at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, said the cultural background of employees is the main driving force in determining the competitiveness of a company.
Cell phone users in NK estimated at 2 million
The number of North Koreans with cell phones has surpassed the two-million mark, according to 38 North, a North Korea-focused website associated with the Johns Hopkins University.
US to address historical issues with Japan
United States Vice President Joe Biden plans to urge Japan to resolve conflicts with neighboring countries over its imperial wartime history throughout East Asia, according to reports.
ACRC backs UN Convention against corruption
Lee Sung-bo, chairman of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC), voiced Korea’s firm support for the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) at the U.N. conference that took place in Panama City, the ACRC said Wednesday.
US pivot to Asia isolates S. Korea
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is thriving amid growing uncertainty in the region. Experts say the trend is likely to continue, unless the United States reprimands Japan for denying its wartime history, for instance. However, the U.S. engrossed in a duel with rival China can’t afford to alienate Tokyo.
Seoul stuck in diplomatic dilemma
Seoul is locked in a diplomatic impasse falling victim to surrounding powers’ pursuit of their national interest as shown by China’s recent unilateral announcement of an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) that covers the submerged rock Ieodo.
Seoul protests China's air defense zone
The government issued a formal protest against China’s self-declared Air Defense Identification Zone (CADIZ) that overlaps with Korean territory including Ieodo, a submerged reef in waters southwest of Jeju Island.
US, Korea will check Japan's role
Washington has stressed the importance of coordinating with Seoul on Japan’s envisioned exercise of its right to collective self-defense, a U.S. official said Thursday.