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Image: Wikimedia - General Strike KTCU in Seoul
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | This year has seen an upsurge of strikes, demonstrations and protests by South Korean workers. The issues relate to pay and working conditions.
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Protesting Outside the Samsung Headquarters in South Korea
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Samsung Electronics has resisted any calls to improve its workplaces but labour activists have recently won important gains.
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Piergiorgio Moro | 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.
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North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean union leaders
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.
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U.S. President Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in November 2017
Yves Engler | Only a narrow spectrum of opinion about Canadian foreign policy is permitted in the mainstream media, one that assumes this country's international aims are noble.
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David J. Climenhaga | An official conclusion to the Korean War would be another step toward a multipolar world, which the U.S. political and military establishments are both committed to avoiding.
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Ann Wright | As the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opens, a peace conference calls for suspension of military exercises after the Games, and lifting of sanctions and talks with North Korea.
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Image: Protest against the former President Park
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | 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.
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Jiselle Hanna | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and analysis of the struggle for workers OHS at Samsung with a new President
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Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Labour updates from the Asia Pacific region and the impact of the workers movement on the impeachment of President Park in South Korea.
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Lacquerware factory works in Bagan, Myanmar
Piergiorgio Moro | 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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Protesters in Seoul, South Korea on Nov. 19, 2016.     IMAGE: JUNG YEON-JE-POOL/
Redeye Collective | President Park is accused of more than a dozen corruption-related offences. Critics say the scandals, which have brought millions onto the streets, expose deep divisions in Korean society.