Night of Full Moon: What Moon Jae In’s Triumph at South Korean Presidential Election Means in East Asia

Moon rose overnight. The long journey started since the break out of Park Geun-hye and Choi Soon-sil scandal which led the impeachment of Park ended by Moon Jae In’s Winning at South Korean Presidential Election on May 9, 2017. Around 9:45pm, one-and-half hour after the commencement of vote counting, Korea Broadcasting System (KBS), Munhwa Broadcasting…

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The Case for Famous North Korean Defector, Park Yeon-mi

“North Korea is indescribable. No human deserves to be oppressed just because of their birthplace,” said prominent North Korean defector, Park Yeon-mi, at the 2014 One Young World summit in Dublin, Ireland. Park’s recount of her harrowing journey of fleeing North Korea, which garnered over 3 million views on YouTube, resurfaced online recently. The renewed…

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In Pictures: ‘Censored book’ store appears in Central as Amnesty International campaign

Photo: Martin Choi and Amrita Mangho Global human rights advocate group Amnesty International has launched a campaign on Thursday to raise awareness for Hong Kong’s freedom of expression. The campaign took the form of a bookstore that only sold books which were redacted or censored. Its purpose was to prompt visitors to imagine a future where Hong…

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5 Campaigning Tactics Hong Kong’s CE Candidates Could Learn From President Trump

Donald Trump’s unorthodox presidential campaign revolutionized politics, in a way that could have Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Candidates borrow moves from his playbook. While our election may not be democratic, the city’s next leader needs the support of residents so as to gear up for a peaceful transition of government. Chief Executive hopefuls would do…

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