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Geoffrey Cain

Seoul, Republic of Korea
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  north korea, pop culture, south korea, economics, southeast asia, asia, politics, korea, technology, health, myanmar, thailand, indonesia, cambodia, vietnam, china

Foreign correspondent and author of an upcoming book on Samsung for @CrownPublishing. According to Cambodian state media, I topple governments for a living.

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As GlobalPost's senior correspondent in Seoul, I cover mainly North Korea with a spattering of pieces on Japan and South Korea.

Previously, I contributed articles on Asia to a dozen magazines and newspapers, including TIME, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The New Republic,...

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@geoffrey_cain — 7,091 followers, 4,554 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

RT @doyle_kevin: “Though Hun Sen is an elected member of parliament, he acts as an authoritarian, reigning for 32 years as one of th…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @ChrisBurkeShay: Accused (falsely, obviously) of toppling the South Korean govt and attempting to overthrow Cambodian one,…

Nov 19, 2017

RT @julia_wallace: Cambodian government mouthpiece Fresh News has published photos supposedly showing ex-RFA journalist Uon Chhin film…

Nov 16, 2017

This is great news. NBC and writer Albert Kim are developing a drama based on Korean chaebol groups like Samsung. @MagicBranch

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Thomas Fowler, the British journalist in Vietnam from Graham Greene's "The Quiet American" (1955).

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