Biography of the Author Wei Du

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  1. The anguish of job-seeking university graduates in South Korea | Video
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    The anguish of job-seeking university graduates in South Korea | Video

    In South Korea, 70 per cent of high school graduates there go on to university. The enrolment rate is the highest in the world. But as our ...
  2. South Korea's education system stresses out children | Video
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    South Korea's education system stresses out children | Video

    South Korea might have the world’s most highly educated population, but the hugely competitive education system has taken a toll on its children. ...
  3. Rise of single-parent households in Japan | Video
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    Rise of single-parent households in Japan | Video

    In part two of her marriage series, Channel NewsAsia's Wei Du travels to Japan to look at how the increasing number of single-parent households in ...
  4. Bullying in Japanese schools | Video
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    Bullying in Japanese schools | Video

    A survey by the Japanese government found that some schools chose not to recognise cases of bullying but saw them as "mere squabbles" between ...
  5. Marriageless in Asia

    The marriage challenge: Can the trend of declining wedding rates in East Asia be reversed?

  6. South Korea's changing gender gap allows for easier marriages | Video
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    South Korea's changing gender gap allows for easier marriages | Video

    In part three of a marriage series by our Northeast Asia correspondent, Wei Du learns how past gender imbalance in South Korea had resulted in ...
  7. Australian winemakers bet big on China | Video
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    Australian winemakers bet big on China | Video

    Armed with a free trade agreement, Australia managed to increase their wine exports to China by 60 per cent last year to US$640 million, more than ...
  8. Shanghai skyline

    MSCI inducts a sliver of China into benchmarks, but can foreign funds calm volatile Chinese markets?

    In the investment world, indexes compiled by MSCI are often what professional investors compare their own performance to, so when the company ...
  9. Marriageless in Japan I Video
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    Marriageless in Japan I Video

    The institution of marriage has suffered a decline across the world but it is in the ageing societies of Asia where it's got governments and ...
  10. Trump's decision to hold off signing free trade agreement stirs emotions in South Korea
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    Trump's decision to hold off signing free trade agreement stirs emotions in South Korea

    The United States renegotiated its free trade agreement with South Korea last month, but President Donald Trump's decision to hold off any ...