Andrew Salmon

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‘I saw death in his eyes’: decades later, reporter haunted by hero of bloody South Korean uprising
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Improved access to education, health care and food in North Korea but right to freedom of movement and the right to life worsen, says new report
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Why South Korea likes Shinzo Abe less than Kim Jong-un
9 Nov 2015 - 12:06AM
History hangs heavy as South Korea’s Park Geun-hye prepares for summit with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe
31 Oct 2015 - 12:32PM
After living in asylum in Brazil, a former North Korean prisoner of war yearns to return to his homeland one last time
30 Jul 2015 - 7:40PM
Samsung empire has heir of mystery as controversial merger stirs anger in South Korea
19 Jul 2015 - 2:16PM
A sporting host: how South Korea has continued to build on the legacy of the Seoul Olympics
5 Jul 2015 - 2:20AM
Former Korean slaves demand Japan drop bid to give war factories Unesco status
22 Jun 2015 - 3:31PM
Park Geun-hye under fire over handling of Mers crisis
15 Jun 2015 - 10:51AM
Town quarantined in South Korea as Hong Kong expert blasts WHO on Mers response

An entire town has been quarantined in South Korea in a fresh scare over Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers), as the World Health Organisation comes under renewed criticism from a leading Hong Kong infectious diseases expert.

An entire town has been quarantined in South Korea in a fresh scare over Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers), as the World Health Organisation comes under renewed criticism from a leading Hong Kong infectious diseases expert.

Town quarantined in South Korea as Hong Kong expert blasts WHO on Mers response
10 Jun 2015 - 5:58PM
British Korean war hero who fought Chinese donates Victoria Cross medal for valour

A hero of the Korean war who presented his medals to the people of South Korea has asked, in return, only for his ashes to be scattered on the soil of the nation.

A hero of the Korean war who presented his medals to the people of South Korea has asked, in return, only for his ashes to be scattered on the soil of the nation.

British Korean war hero who fought Chinese donates Victoria Cross medal for valour
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
South Korean spy agency opens its doors, but stays mum on controversies

South Korea's spy agency allowed a chink of daylight into its shadowy world as it threw open its doors to foreign media.

South Korea's spy agency allowed a chink of daylight into its shadowy world as it threw open its doors to foreign media.

South Korean spy agency opens its doors, but stays mum on controversies
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
At Panmunjom truce village, it's a quiet life for Swedish and Swiss soldiers

Surrounded by the minefields, artillery emplacements and fortifications of the world's most militarised frontier, the truce village of Panmunjom squats in the very centre of Korea's Demilitarised Zone.

Surrounded by the minefields, artillery emplacements and fortifications of the world's most militarised frontier, the truce village of Panmunjom squats in the very centre of Korea's Demilitarised Zone.

At Panmunjom truce village, it's a quiet life for Swedish and Swiss soldiers
12 Jun 2014 - 4:12AM
Culture of obedience scrutinized following Korean ferry disaster

As the scale of the Sewol ferry disaster inexorably expands, the nation faces a difficult question: Did an aspect of Korea's social culture contribute to the high death toll?

As the scale of the Sewol ferry disaster inexorably expands, the nation faces a difficult question: Did an aspect of Korea's social culture contribute to the high death toll?

Culture of obedience scrutinized following Korean ferry disaster
18 Apr 2014 - 1:27AM
A glimpse inside Kaesong, North Korea's curious capitalist outpost

In an impoverished nation, and just a few minutes' drive from the world's most heavily armed border, stands an unlikely outpost of capitalism.

In an impoverished nation, and just a few minutes' drive from the world's most heavily armed border, stands an unlikely outpost of capitalism.

A glimpse inside Kaesong, North Korea's curious capitalist outpost
21 Dec 2013 - 12:36AM
Execution shows it's no more Mr Nice Guy for North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un, who marks his second year in power in Pyongyang this week, has shown himself to be more politically gifted than his father, as well as more risk tolerant and more reformist. But for each of these attributes there is a significant caveat: the recent execution of his uncle suggests both ruthlessness and paranoia.

Kim Jong-un, who marks his second year in power in Pyongyang this week, has shown himself to be more politically gifted than his father, as well as more risk tolerant and more reformist. But for each of these attributes there is a significant caveat: the recent execution of his uncle suggests both ruthlessness and paranoia.

Execution shows it's no more Mr Nice Guy for North Korea's Kim Jong-un
16 Dec 2013 - 7:28AM
Voice for the silenced
17 Jun 2012 - 12:00AM
Kim granted official title on eve of feared missile test
12 Apr 2012 - 12:00AM
Change can happen, S Korea's leader says
22 Mar 2012 - 12:00AM
Seoul sceptical of nuclear 'deal'
2 Mar 2012 - 12:00AM
Smooth transition of power to son expected
29 Dec 2011 - 12:00AM
Podcast pulls no punches in savage attacks
2 Dec 2011 - 12:00AM
China row on holiday island's navy base
9 Oct 2011 - 12:00AM
Mercenary market
26 Jun 2004 - 12:00AM
Cyber-election campaigning scores big hits
14 Apr 2004 - 12:00AM
Hermit state open for business
10 Apr 2005 - 12:00AM
Korea Inc tries to cash in on isle row
26 Mar 2005 - 12:00AM
Refugees' southern exposure highlights Korean divide
4 Aug 2004 - 12:00AM
Next chapter begins in epic story of man who built 'great universe'
15 Jun 2005 - 12:00AM
Newbridge gives Korea US$20m sweetener
21 Apr 2005 - 12:00AM