[Editorial] Real reform

The main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy has put its self-reform efforts into full gear by officially appointing a liberal former education superintendent to head an “innovation committee.” The panel, headed by Ki...

[Editorial] Disease control

As we have seen in the recent Ebola epidemic, a deadly, contagious disease ― unless completely contained in time ― can endanger national security as much as other threats. It seems the Korean health authorities have not learned ...

[Kim Kyung-ho] Boosting trilateral cooperation

Many Koreans might have been taken aback by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s heartfelt gestures of friendship to a visiting Japanese delegation in Beijing last week.Xi began his address to about 3,000 Japanese delegates ― includin...

[Tan Hui Yee] Rough winds ahead for Thai brass

With his disheveled mop grazing stern eyebrows, the young activist detained in a Bangkok police station looked straight into the camera and broadcast his message to the world: “We didn’t do anything against the law, the real law...