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With nearly 300 missing, Koreans indulge a culture of shame.
Gadget addiction — or nomophobia — is an epidemic in South Korea. Can the plan work?
But, like, how'd this happen?
Men here spend just 45 minutes a day on household chores. But they say it’s not their fault.
Kim Jong Un reacts to Obama’s united front. Or maybe he just craves attention.
Forget crystal meth. Here comes amidon.
A recent pair of dramatic suicides alarms the upwardly mobile nation.
Imagine sitting on the same chairlift Kim Jong Un once rode!
Hint: They’re not just to aggrandize Kim Jong Un.
The annual military ritual irritates the North, potentially triggering hostilities. So why bother?
North Korea has launched 11 short-range missiles in the past week, including 7 today. Here's why.
How Kim Yuna’s Olympic loss weighs on the heart of a nation.
The commission’s report reads like a rap sheet from hell. But China will ensure Kim Jong Un’s impunity.
Weddings here are so grandiose they sometime bankrupt couples. Other times, they're used to launder bribes.
Prominent scholar BR Myers deploys a Nazi analogy to illustrate the impact of foreign tourists and executives in the repressive nation.
Other outrageous North Korean stories have since been discredited.
Here’s how five Americans won freedom from the Kim clan’s wardens — including one who founded a university in Pyongyang.
Why South Korea shares blame for violence against strikers who stitch your clothes.
Bureaucracy and big conglomerates have long suffocated tech startups here in the world’s most wired nation. Now, young Koreans are fighting back.
GlobalPost exclusive: As workers who stitch for Western brands demand a livable wage, South Korea urged Cambodian forces to protect corporate interests.