Biography of the Author Steven Borowiec

Steven Borowiec

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Virus Outbreak South Korea Daliy Life

    Commentary: South Koreans wring hands over removing mask rules for the vaccinated

    Amid growing calls for rules on mask-wearing in public areas to be relaxed among some quarters, South Korea has indicated those vaccinated can do so.
  2. FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a mask looks at her mobile phone amid social distancing measures to avo

    Commentary: Why South Koreans don’t want to be friends with colleagues on social media

    Young South Koreans are pushing back against unhealthy work practices and putting up barriers to seize back work-life balance. That distinction ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Members of K-pop boy band BTS pose for photographs during a news conference  in Seoul

    Commentary: As Big Hit searches for the next big thing, are there too many K-pop groups?

    While BTS and big labels look towards the future, questions arise about the sustainability of K-pop’s growth, says Steven Borowiec.
  4. Cleaners spray disinfectant at Seoul's Incheon international airport after South Korea

    Commentary: Allowing employees to work from home can help South Korea manage the Wuhan virus

    In a risk-averse culture, government and businesses may have difficulty acting quickly to ensure business continuity while protecting the ...
  5. A tourist takes a selfie during a visit to a subway station in Pyongyang -- around 5,000 Western

    Commentary: Widening gap, fewer flashes of connection, with US travel ban on North Korea

    The US travel ban on North Korea will greatly reduce the personal interactions North Koreans have with Americans. Steven Borowiec discusses what ...
  6. US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have been at odds how best to rein

    Commentary: The realities of taking a softer line on North Korea

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s summit with US President Donald Trump suggests that many may be losing patience with North Korea, argues ...
  7. Moon Jae In

    Commentary: What got Moon Jae In elected as South Korea's new president?

    Fixing the South Korean economy and cleaning up the government seemed to factor heavily in this election, says one political expert.
  8. Trump in Korea

    Commentary: Trump’s visit to South Korea highlights an alliance that runs deeper than personality

    South Korea President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump, two distinct personalities, find common ground during the latter’s visit to South ...
  9. The hotline, which enables direct communications between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and the

    Commentary: Calculated move or cold feet? Why North Korea threatened to cancel Trump-Kim summit

    North Korea backing out of agreements and changing its mind on short notice, is not an uncommon move, but with Kim Jong Un’s recent new approach ...