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Morrison’s anti-corruption body lands with a thud

Morrison’s anti-corruption body lands with a thud

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition's proposed anti-corruption body has been met with scepticism by crossbenchers, and a report recommends a massive overhaul of employment services. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

There’s a real chance of peace between North and South Korea, if the US allows it

There’s a real chance of peace between North and South Korea, if the US allows it

The prospect of a long-term peaceful outcome between North and South Korea is increasingly likely, but only if the US can play ball.

Korean cacophony makes clear-thinking on Trump impossible

Korean cacophony makes clear-thinking on Trump impossible

In the absence of hard information, ludicrous, simplistic arguments, pro- and anti-Trump, are being projected onto the event by all sides.

Korea talks are just one step on the long and treacherous road to peace

Korea talks are just one step on the long and treacherous road to peace

North and South Korea will sit down to discuss participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics amid some of the highest tensions in recent memory. But will the gesture be enough?

South Korea seems to be the only country reacting sensibly to Pyongyang

South Korea seems to be the only country reacting sensibly to Pyongyang

The South Korean government demonstrates a flexibility and skill in dealing with all sides in the current difficult situation, writes former Australian ambassador to China Dennis Argall.

Is the world on the brink of nuclear war? Wouldn’t bet against it

Is the world on the brink of nuclear war? Wouldn’t bet against it

Donald Trump is betting that the genuine threat of nuclear war will get Kim Jong-un to back down. That is an incredibly dangerous bet to make.

China flexes its military muscle, the world shakes

China flexes its military muscle, the world shakes

China’s militarism represents a very real problem for the region, but there’s already a much hotter war underway in cyberspace.

Korea’s ‘free trade’ commitment to keep Australians out

Korea’s ‘free trade’ commitment to keep Australians out

Australia's "free trade agreement" with South Korea establishes a remarkable disparity between Koreans working in Australia and Australians working in Korea.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Korea FTA hiccups ... voters targeted by surname in Victoria ... a hairy question for the Greens ...

Media briefs: paywall hopes … Uluru where? …

Media briefs: paywall hopes … Uluru where? …

Paywalls are not coming close to making up for lost revenue from display ads and print sales for US newspapers. Plus other media tidbits of the day ...