korea http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21290/all en Year of the dragon promises good luck http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5688482 <p> Fireworks and feasts ushered in year of the dragon, an ancient symbol that promises strength and good luck.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5688482" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China fireworks happy new year japan korea lunar new year new year Thailand vietnam year of the dragon Asia-Pacific Mon, 23 Jan 2012 16:33:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5688482 at http://www.globalpost.com "Urgent" North Korea announcement not so important - Korean won affected http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/120718/important-north-korea-announcement-not-so-impo North Korea kept the world waiting with bated breath Wednesday afternoon for an "urgent" announcement - which turned out to be less than important. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/120718/important-north-korea-announcement-not-so-impo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> DPRK korea North Korea World Leaders Asia-Pacific Military Politics South Korea Wed, 18 Jul 2012 04:22:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5712298 at http://www.globalpost.com Park: South Korea-US alliance 'a linchpin for peace' in Asia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130507/south-korean-president-meets-us-president-oval The White House is keen to send the message to Pyongyang that the US is committed to the defense of South Korea, Daniel Russel, White House senior director for Asian affairs, said.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130507/south-korean-president-meets-us-president-oval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> korea Need to Know South Korea United States Tue, 07 May 2013 15:43:00 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5832746 at http://www.globalpost.com