David Volodzko

David Volodzko is the national editor at the Korea JoongAng Daily and a regular contributor at The Diplomat. His work has been published with GlobalPost, the Washington Monthly and Vice, among others.
David Volodzko
David Volodzko is the national editor at the Korea JoongAng Daily and a regular contributor at The Diplomat. His work has been published with GlobalPost, the Washington Monthly and Vice, among others.

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If Korean Chaebol were scandalous before Trump-Kim summit …

Aside from playing to the gallery with Korean Air, President Moon Jae-in has done little to confront corruption in the family run enterprises. And renewed cooperation with North Korea will offer more shade for shady deals.

16 Jun 2018 - 11:40AM

Aside from playing to the gallery with Korean Air, President Moon Jae-in has done little to confront corruption in the family run enterprises. And renewed cooperation with North Korea will offer more shade for shady deals.

If Korean Chaebol were scandalous before Trump-Kim summit …
When North meets South: what’s at stake as two Koreas sit down?

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has bet it all on his high-stakes meeting with his counterpart in the North, Kim Jong-un. And unlike Trump, he can’t threaten to fold if things don’t go his way.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has bet it all on his high-stakes meeting with his counterpart in the North, Kim Jong-un. And unlike Trump, he can’t threaten to fold if things don’t go his way.

When North meets South: what’s at stake as two Koreas sit down?
Can North Korea cover up its brutal regime with lipstick diplomacy?

While Pyongyang rebrands itself at the Winter Games with Kim Jong-un’s younger sister and its ‘army of beauties’, analysts warn that little has changed.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

While Pyongyang rebrands itself at the Winter Games with Kim Jong-un’s younger sister and its ‘army of beauties’, analysts warn that little has changed.

Can North Korea cover up its brutal regime with lipstick diplomacy?
Korea’s ‘commie’ Moon: the real winner of the Winter Olympics?

South Korean President Moon Jae-in took a calculated risk in engaging North Korea. If things go right, the Games could make his presidency.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in took a calculated risk in engaging North Korea. If things go right, the Games could make his presidency.

Korea’s ‘commie’ Moon: the real winner of the Winter Olympics?
Did Beijing just give South Korea’s Moon the cold shoulder?
Is it K-pop if Koreans aren’t singing it?

Some Koreans have zero tolerance for foreign singers in the musical genre.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Some Koreans have zero tolerance for foreign singers in the musical genre.

Is it K-pop if Koreans aren’t singing it?