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What’s behind the Korean nuclear crisis?

Submarine launched ballistic missile on display at Pyongyang military parade

The North Korean bomb test on 3 September, the most powerful yet, and the bellicose reaction of the US, underlines the volatile and dangerous situation in the peninsula and entire region

20 years since the Asian financial crisis

Finance sector employees protest in Bangkok in November 1997.

Capitalism is preparing new catastrophes

Trump’s warmongering inflames global tensions

Trump’s warmongering inflames global tensions

Shockwaves from Middle East to Korea in wake of Trump’s resort to ‘missile diplomacy’

South Korea: ‘Strong man’s daughter’, Park, sworn in as president

South Korea: ‘Strong man’s daughter’, Park, sworn in as president

But Park Geun-hye’s right-wing agenda will face mounting mass resistance CWI reporters in South Korea On 25 February, Park Geun-hye of the right-wing Saenuri (New Frontier) party, and daughter of assassinated military dictator Park Chung-hee, was sworn in as president of South Korea. Park becomes the first woman head of […]

South Korea: Hyundai boss worth $6.2bn while workers struggle for basic wage

South Korea: Hyundai boss worth $6.2bn while workers struggle for basic wage

Campaign for permanent contracts continues Kim Changwoo, CWI Seoul For the last fours years, non-regular workers at a Hyundai Motors factory in Ulsan, South Korea have been taking recurring strike action and organising protests to become regular workers. A Supreme Court decision was made on July 22, 2011 to make […]