Korea Examines Development Role in South Asia

At a time when the Korean government is discussing plans to deploy more civilian aid workers and security troops to Afghanistan early next year, development progress in the entire South Asia region is high on the minds of Korean policymakers and aid organizations. On...

We Must be Wise Philanthropists

South Korea’s name and role is being recognized on the world stage because of its economic and political accomplishments. Hosting the Olympic Games in 1988 and the World Cup in 2002 shed a spotlight on our progress in industrialization and democracy. Chairing...

From Mongolia: Eighth Corruption Survey Released

Today, International Anti-Corruption Day, The Asia Foundation released its eighth semi-annual Corruption Benchmarking Survey (CBS) in Mongolia. The only surveying tool in Mongolia that gauges corruption on the household level, the survey was conducted in partnership...

Center for U.S.-Korea Policy December Newsletter

December 8, 2009 — The Asia Foundation’s Center for U.S.-Korea Policy has released its December newsletter, featuring: “Dispatch from Pyongyang: An Offer You Can’t Refuse!” by Scott Snyder, Center for U.S.-Korea Policy Director. Read his...