South Korea

Podcast
Jul 18, 2018
Photo: Teddy Cross - Flickr

Workers go on the offensive in South Korea

Asia Pacific Currents
Even though the workers' movement in South Korea was central in bringing down the corrupt Park Geun-hye government, the offensive against workers, the wages and conditions, have not let up.
Blog
Jun 4, 2018
North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean union leaders

North Korea's mysterious melting mountain

Penney Kome
Trump's posturing has dominated headlines about the Korean peninsula lately, while it's possible that North Korea's test site has collapsed and is leaking radiation.
Photos
Feb 8, 2018

Peace for Korea

Ann Wright
As the Seoul Winter Olympics opens, a peace conference calls for suspension of military exercises after the Games, and lifting of sanctions and talks with North Korea.
Podcast
Nov 29, 2017
Image: Protest against the former President Park

South Korean workers fighting for their rights

Asia Pacific Currents
While South Korean workers had a win with the impeachment of the former President Park, they are still facing many issues, including the continued imprisonment of KCTU leader Han Sang-gyun.
Podcast
Mar 11, 2017
Lacquerware factory works in Bagan, Myanmar

Workers organizing in Myanmar

Asia Pacific Currents
Update on Park Geun-hye's impeachment in South Korea, the sentencing of Maruti Suzuki workers, and the situation for workers in Myanmar.

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