Becoming one of Europe’s leading weapon suppliers not only boosts the global stature of South Korea’s defence industry, but also has other implications.
The decision at first glance seems riddled with conflicts of interest, given that the use of fossil fuels has caused a sharp increase in the amount of carbon emissions.
In a difficult global economy, the war is costly. Diplomacy must find a way out, the author writes.
In 2022, the most important progress in Bangladesh's climate policy has been the approval of the National Adaptation Plan of Bangladesh (NAP) in October.
Despite having no evidence to prove that Islam was under threat, certain ultra-Malay politicians have repeatedly brandished that threat as if it were real, says the writer.
Metaphorically speaking, South Korea is like a soccer team on the field in an international competition. In order to win, we must be united as a team first, the author writes.
This former ambassador writes, “Looking ahead at key geopolitical trends and challenges in 2023, their overarching aspect is uncertainty and unpredictability.”
Despite huge advancements crowned in 2020 by the elevation of the EU as strategic partner of ASEAN, this reckoning still resembles a half empty glass, the author states.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has revealed how incapable an authoritarian regime is of rectifying its leader’s ill-advised decisions, the author states.
Huang Runqiu, China's minister of ecology and environment and COP 15 president, said the aim is to ensure biodiversity loss is halted and reversed by 2030.