Seoul Bureau Chief @WSJ. Tweets on N. Korea, S. Korea, Samsung and K-pop. Formerly of New York and Hong Kong bureaus.
China is turning on the charm to win back Taiwan. "The epidemic has cut off the mountains from the seas, but cannot cut off the longing for home."
Unfair and frankly hurtful foreign media coverage of Chongqing's, er, ginormous jump in recorded births in June 2019 is prompting municipal officials there to stop publishing birth statistics altogether.
South Korea's largest-circulation newspaper this morning: "Angry Whites Overturn America"
Just FYI, satellite imagery suggests N. Korea is continuing to upgrade its nuclear enrichment facility. @38NorthNK
The power of the BTS fandom: After T-shirt controversy, an ambitious examination of what happened, what didn't and how it played out—by "ordinary BTS fans who believe in the power of knowledge and discussion."
AP with a pretty big, unbylined piece about China imposing abortions, sterilizations and IUDs on its Muslim population. "The practice is far more widespread and systematic than previously known…demographic genocide.” “They want to destroy us as a people.”
No Tillerson? No problem. S. Korea's foreign minister, originally scheduled to meet Rex in Washington, will meet Ivanka instead.