On April 11, South Koreans went to the polls and elected new National Assembly members, with the current ruling party winning the majority of seats. Shorenstein APARC director Gi-Wook Shin's insightful after-election analysis, including audio and remarks, is now available online.
Following March's triple disaster, Japanese policymakers are locked in a debate over nuclear power. Daniel C. Sneider, associate director for research at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, discusses the issues creating this political gridlock in the first op-ed of a two-part YaleGlobal series.
Pradnya Palande's passion for improving human health through scientific research began during her graduate studies, and has continued to the present day through her work with Reliance Life Sciences (RLS) of India. In a recent interview, Palande, a 2010-2011 Corporate Affiliates Fellow, discussed her work as a team leader with the biopharmaceuticals division of RLS and the groundbreaking cancer research that she is conducting at Stanford.
When major political change in North Korea will occur is difficult to predict, but it is inevitable, suggests David Straub, associate director of the Stanford Korean Studies Program. In a March 21, 2011, Seoul Shinmun op-ed, Straub urges, "Since we cannot predict exactly when or how change will come to North Korea or what its nature will be, South Koreans and their allies and friends abroad need to begin to prepare now for many possibilities." English-...
Youku CEO Victor Koo, in a "China 2.0" keynote, spoke on his company's place among Internet video services competing in China, China's increasing competitive prowess and how the rapid sharing of information is changing the development of business models in China.