Korea

Crazy ‘Poor’ Asians: Postscript to the Oscars

It makes poverty and lack of access to wealth funny and distracting. Setting it in the bustling economy of South Korea makes the depiction of squalor …

by · Wednesday, 12 February 2020 · Korea, Philippines

‘Parasite’: South Korea’s barrier-breaking satire

South Korean thriller “Parasite” — a dark comedy about modern poverty and wealth that has brought down language barriers to open new audiences …

by · Monday, 10 February 2020 · Korea, Philippines

What Parasite misses about inequality in South Korea

South Korea went from poverty to affluence in the space of a generation, but growth increasingly appears to be grinding to a halt. That’s leaving many …

by · Sunday, 12 January 2020 · Korea, Philippines

Vietnam, RoK enhance youth exchange

Over the past years, five Vietnamese delegations were sent to the Republic of Korea (RoK) to learn from the country’s experience in poverty reduction …

by · Wednesday, 25 December 2019 · Korea, Vietnam