Biography of the Author Steven Borowiec

Steven Borowiec

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  1. South Korea wuhan virus

    Commentary: Coronavirus – Where should Koreans evacuated from Wuhan stay?

    As the South Korean government brings back 700 of its citizens from Wuhan, more needs to be done to calm the fears of other citizens, says Steven ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Composite picture of Qasem Soleimani, Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

    Commentary: As Iran-US drama plays out, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un takes notes

    To Kim, the Iran crisis underscores how vital nuclear weapons are to the hermit kingdom and how important patience is in playing the long game, ...
  4. Asian office workers at a communal table

    Commentary: Complying with a 52-hour work week cap should not be this hard

    Three in five firms in South Korea have found it hard to meet the new legislation, which kicked in last year and aimed to tackle the country’s ...
  5. K-pop star Sulli, a former member of the all-girl band f(x) had experienced online bullying

    Commentary: Who really killed South Korea celebrity Sulli?

    Is South Korea’s caustic obsession with celebrity to blame for the early demise of another young starlet? Steven Borowiec discusses the ...
  6. Seoul World City prize

    Commentary: What happens when a megacity shrinks? It's Seoul's fate come 2020

    The South Korean city may lose its megacity status next year. A city with fewer people can be challenging but that is a future to be confronted ...
  7. Kim Ki Soo instagram photo

    Commentary: ‘You look weird.’ What’s behind South Korean men’s growing love affair with make-up

    More men in South Korea are choosing to use make-up to look younger, feel more confident and express themselves, says Steven Borowiec.
  8. Screengrab of Yang Jin-ho abusing his employee

    Commentary: South Korean workers have been bullied for far too long

    The new law that mandates punishment for South Korean companies found to have unfairly demoted or fired workers who are harassed while on the job ...
  9. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet at the Korean Demi

    Commentary: Right now, it must feel good to be Kim Jong Un

    The North Korean leader has achieved a level of international acceptance his father and grandfather never enjoyed, all without having to get rid ...
  10. Seungri, a member of South Korean K-pop band Big Bang, arrives to be questioned over a sex bribery

    Commentary: BIGBANG Seungri’s sprawling scandal brings sexual misconduct secrets into the light

    Beyond being merely another shady case of rich men behaving badly, BIGBANG Seungri’s sex scandal has spurred reflection on what kind of society ...