Daily Archives: November 25, 2016

Like Father, Like Daughter: Park Geun Hye And The Possibility Of Martial Law In South Korea

South Korea is no stranger to corruption- thirty years ago, the people of South Korea reclaimed democracy themselves through mass protests and demonstrations. These people, along with their children and grandchildren, take the streets again and again as the pressure for South Korean President Park Geun Hye to resign increases. […]

Trumped Up Charges? US Presidential Election And Trans Pacific Partnership

On November 8th, Donald Trump’s victory as the President of the United States sent ripples across the world. International observers watched anxiously for the potential approaches that Trump may take with regards to the Asia Pacific. To be fair, much of it has been speculation. Whilst it is unclear that […]

Japan And Russia Discuss Peace Treaty Over Western Pacific Islands

  On Saturday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a landmark meeting in which economic and geopolitical matters between the two powerful nations were discussed. Central in the discussion, however, was the future of the Kuril Islands in the western Pacific Ocean, which had been […]