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About Kang An
Hi, my name is Kang An. I'm currently a fourth year pharmacy student at Northeastern University and a translator at Watching America.

This user has submitted 52 translations to Watching America.

Practicality versus Justification

September 20, 2018 // Segye Times - S. Korea - Korean

I saw the following analogy while reading the memoirs of Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve who played a huge role in helping the nation overcome the Great Recession 10 years ago. There was a fire in a house in a town where the majority of houses were in close proximity to one another. Most people [Read more]

Singapore’s Kimchi Burger

June 12, 2018 // Seoul Shinmun - S. Korea - Korean

The Royal Plaza on Scotts, a hotel in the heart of Singapore's shopping district, has created a special “Trump Kim burger” in commemoration of the upcoming summit that it will be serving at its lounge from June 8 to June 15. [Read more]

Need To Diligently Prepare for South Korea-U.S. Summit

May 18, 2017 // JoongAng Ilbo - S. Korea - Korean

President Donald Trump sent President Moon Jae-in an official invitation to attend a South Korea-U.S. summit, which is soon to be held. It was long awaited in a time when the international atmosphere is far from cordial. South Korea is currently experiencing diplomatic complications that not only concern North Korea [Read more]

Is the US-China Trade War Expanding To Businesses?

January 9, 2017 // SE Daily - S. Korea - Korean

The trade disputes between the United States and China are taking a toll on businesses. Shanghai, China recently imposed a 210 million yuan (approximately 36.3 billion South Korean won, or $29 million) fine on the SAIC General Motors joint venture for antitrust violations.* This is 4 percent of its annual sales – a [Read more]

Keep an Eye on the Wave of Intense Conflict

January 4, 2017 // SE Daily - S. Korea - Korean

Since the appearance of President-elect Donald Trump, tensions between China and the U.S. have been climbing. Following the U.S. government’s refusal to recognize China’s “market economy” status within the World Trade Organization, Trump has tried to disturb the 1937 “One China” policy by speaking with Tsai [Read more]

American President Going to Hiroshima Should Draw the Line

May 15, 2016 // Chosun Ilbo - S. Korea - Korean

On May 27, U.S. President Obama will be making a trip to Hiroshima, Japan – the site where the United States dropped an atomic bomb during World War II. Obama will be the first U.S. president to make this visit. The White House stated that the purpose is not to apologize about the bombing, but to support the cause of [Read more]

Trump, Sanders, South Korea

May 12, 2016 // Kyunghyang - S. Korea - Korean

Donald Trump has been confirmed as the de facto U.S. Republican presidential candidate. There is no possibility that Sen. Bernie Sanders will defeat former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. This presidential election is expected to be a “Hillary vs. Trump.” But an interesting phenomenon has been discovered as [Read more]

A Need To Prepare for Trump’s Rise

May 11, 2016 // JoongAng Ilbo - S. Korea - Korean

Shocking poll results have shown that the U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump can beat the prospective Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. According to the May 2 results by American pollster Ramussen Reports, Trump has received 41 percent of popular support compared to Clinton’s 39 percent, gaining [Read more]

Why Did the US Fail to Predict ‘Candidate Trump?’

May 7, 2016 // Donga Ilbo - South Korea - Korean

On election day, April 13, as we wrapped up our morning conference, we placed our bets on how many seats the Saenuri Party was going to win: 175, 170, 160 … 145, 140. Political journalists with extensive background in politics guessed more than 170 seats, and those with a keen political sense bet 160. As for my [Read more]