Biography of the Author Steven Borowiec

Steven Borowiec

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  1. BIGBANG boyband member Seungri -- real name Lee Seung-hyun -- is embroiled in a sex-for-investment

    Commentary: BIGBANG’s Seungri’s sex scandal and the end of K-pop’s innocence

    A series of high-profile sex scandals and other offences has rocked the South Korean music industry, but will the reckoning be enough to provoke ...
  2. US President Donald Trump (R) walks with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un during a break in

    Commentary: Trump emerges from summit having stood firm

    Trump didn’t rush into an uneven deal and was able to avoid accusations that he fell for Kim Jong Un’s charm, but faces a tougher road ahead, says ...
  3. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump at the start of their historic summit

    Commentary: Here’s how Trump can avoid getting outmanoeuvred in second summit with Kim Jong Un

    If the US is prepared to be flexible, calling off the US-South Korea military drills could be a massive carrot, says Steven Borowiec.
  4. BTS 2019 season's greetings

    Commentary: How world sensation BTS took K-pop fandom to a whole new level

    BTS has basked in recognition from abroad, including the English-speaking world, a rare achievement for an Asian act, says Steven Borowiec.
  5. The UN condemned "systematic, widespread and gross" human rights violations in North

    Commentary: North Korea in 2018, a year of turning over a new leaf or worldwide gullibility?

    As someone who lives on the Korean Peninsula, the past year has brought a welcome change to the tenor of life here, says Steven Borowiec.
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    Commentary: Kim Jong Un, the modern, strange and brilliant leader of North Korea

    Kim has proved to be a shrewder leader than anyone expected when he took power, says Steven Borowiec.
  7. U.S. President Trump and North Korea's Kim meet at the start of their summit in Singapore

    Commentary: Second time’s a charm? The US must give up something or next Trump-Kim summit will be the last

    North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will have leverage, and the pressure will be on the US to give up something he finds appealing, says commentator Steven ...
  8. U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis speaks at the 16th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore

    Commentary: Many helping hands to the North Korea headache begin work this weekend – in Singapore

    A multilateral approach to the North Korea issue may see a revival in Singapore, on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue, says one observer.
  9. FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows U.S.  President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong

    Commentary: Realisation of realities or deliberate plan? Behind Trump’s decision to axe Singapore summit

    Official contact between the two countries is unusual and Trump's move to write a letter to the leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un is rare, says ...