LOS ANGELES: NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON NORTH KOREA VISITS LMU AND GIFTS STUDENTS WITH SUPER-SUMMIT INSIGHTS

TOM PLATE WRITES – Thanks to an inspiring visit by the National Committee on North Korea, a handful of staffers – not to mention their prof – may have learned more about the intricacies of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea and its regional relationships in two hours than in…

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KOREAN COUNTDOWN: GETTING TOGETHER SURE BEATS STAYING APART, BEATING YOUR CHEST AND PLAYING WITH YOUR RED BUTTON

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST COLUMNIST TOM PLATE WRITES – To appreciate the sageuk drama unfolding on the Korean Peninsula, understand that not just two Korean entities have starring roles in history’s cast but three. The first is the Republic of Korea of the south – developmentally accomplished, politically volatile. The…

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ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL EXPANDS VIDEO, PODCAST FEATURE DEPARTMENTS

ASIA MEDIA WRITES — Thanks to Loyola Marymount University Asia Media staff initiative, our video department is undergoing ambitious expansion. Please check out https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC187IodwIc6m8Yc0QBXyUfQ/about. The video effort is being led by staffers Deng (‘Momokoo’) Yuchan and Epiphany K.Hulburd. Both exceptionally talented students are majoring in Film and Television Production in…

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LOS ANGELES: A COLUMNIST DECONSTRUCTS THE ‘COMPLEXITY’ OF THE CHINA-U.S. RELATIONSHIP

TOM PLATE WRITES – International relations gets advertised and promoted by international-relations theorists as it were insanely complicated. But simply saying so doesn’t make it so. Sometimes it is all quite simple, and not in the least insane. For those who live in a neighborhood of nations with those allegedly…

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