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Korean Government To Issue New Ethics Rules

» by June 18th, 2014 at 9:42 pm » Comments (2)

It looks like the Korean government wants to end the revolving door of government employees getting jobs with private business: The government has decided to tighten restrictions on former public servants' ...more »

Leaked Documents Show That Senior Leaders In China Using Off Shore Companies To Hide Money

» by January 22nd, 2014 at 8:42 pm » Comments (8)

If anything is going to eventually cause political upheaval in China I think it could very well be the blatant corruption of their country's leadership that has long been suspected ...more »

South Korean Finance Minister Says Country Can Handle Short-Term US Debt Crisis

» by October 14th, 2013 at 3:51 am » Comments (2)

The South Koreans do not seem too worried about the US debt ceiling fight: South Korea can cope with a U.S. debt stalemate if it is brief, and welcomes any boost ...more »

The Abuse of the Disability System In America

» by August 6th, 2013 at 8:50 pm » Comments (8)

My prior posting about poverty in the USA led to some interesting discussion to include a reader leaving a link to an NPR report on the abuse of disability in ...more »

Government Employees In Korea Fired For Union Activities

» by January 28th, 2013 at 7:38 pm » Comments (4)

I do not know the specifics behind why these government workers in Korea were fired, but I am against public sector unions with collective bargaining if that is what this ...more »

Many DA Civilians May End Up Being Furloughed

» by January 26th, 2013 at 9:05 am » Comments (33)

This is what many government civilians working for the Army are facing due to the current fiscal budget mess the nation faces: The Army is allowing only limited exceptions to its ...more »

President-Elect Park Geun-hye Expands Korean Government Ministries

» by January 15th, 2013 at 4:51 am » Comments (0)

President-elect Park Geun-hye has recently announced a plan to expand her cabinet: President-elect Park Geun-hye’s presidential transition committee has announced the new structure of the incoming government. Committee head Kim Yong-joon held ...more »

Graphic of Key Players In the North Korean Government

» by December 28th, 2011 at 3:50 am » Comments (2)

Here is a good graphic from Yonhap News that shows the various key players in the North Korean government: The biggest thing to notice is how old most of them are ...more »

Korean Government Announces Move of Ministries and Offices Out of Seoul

» by November 19th, 2011 at 5:51 pm » Comments (12)

This has been something that has been about as long overdue as moving Yongsan Garrison to an area south of Seoul: The government says that 16 organizations of the central government ...more »

South Korean Prime Minister Resigns Over Fight to Move Capital South of Seoul

» by July 31st, 2010 at 9:48 am » Comments (3)

I have always thought it makes sense from a national security perspective for the South Korean government to move key military and government installations further south and its too bad ...more »

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