This North Korean is getting rich off capitalism
Black markets along the Chinese border are now spawning a new generation of entrepreneurs.
More than 1,000 Korean tree huggers just hugged a bunch of trees, and we have photos
Seoul just tried to out-Portland Portland, Oregon.
Korea is pulling out all the stops to popularize its cuisine
Questionable studies and relentless advertising is just part of the Korean government's strategy to make Korean cuisine globally revered.
I wanted to look like a K-Pop star. So I went to a plastic surgery clinic
Here is the story — and the before and after photos of my transformation.
Here are 25 reasons why Seoul is now Asia’s coolest city
Tokyo is yesterday's news.
Here's why some South Koreans really don't like the United States
A knife attack on a US ambassador underlines lingering anti-American sentiment in South Korea.
South Korea decriminalizes adultery, causing condom stocks to soar
After the ruling, shares in Unidus Corp, which makes latex products, soared to the 15 percent daily limit gain.
Behold! The best of North Korea’s 349 new propaganda slogans!
‘Let us turn ours into a country of mushrooms…’
Why justice in Korean Air’s nut rage case was a big surprise
The executive’s prison term comes amid impunity that dwarfs Wall Street’s.
In the Republic of Samsung, here’s the ticket to the good life
Forget plastics. I just want to say one word for you, just one word: Samsung.
The problem with North Korea’s celebrity defectors
Kim Jong Un’s regime exposes a human rights icon as a fabricator — and there may be other culprits.
South Korea has a free speech problem
Sure it’s a democracy and close US ally, as long as you don’t say anything nice about its arch-enemy.
Freewheeling, prosperous Korea is a remarkably tough place for Western companies
Uber and Ikea are the latest victims of officials who just can’t help protecting the locals.
Could North Korea finally be enacting Chinese-style economic reforms?
After decades of hardship under central planning, there’s evidence the isolated regime is loosening the noose.
South Korean plane finds six bodies of AirAsia crash victims
A South Korean maritime patrol aircraft on a search mission for victims of a crashed AirAsia jet found six bodies Friday, Seoul's defense ministry said.
Actually, North Korea might not be guilty in the Sony hack
The Christmas release of 'The Interview' didn't attract the blowback that some feared. Maybe that's because the hermit kingdom isn't playing so big a role after all.
The art of essay writing for the brainwashed
American Suki Kim taught English in North Korea. Here’s what she learned.
Terrorist nation status would be a ‘big deal’ for North Korea
Following the Sony hack, Obama is weighing whether to add Kim Jong Un’s regime to its list of shame.
North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US
North's foreign ministry said there would be 'grave consequences' if Washington refused to agree to the joint probe.
Political kidnappings, North Korean style
The regime has abducted dozens, possibly hundreds, of foreigners. Here are some of their tales.
GlobalPost boozes with Kim Jong-un
It’s not every day you get to drink soju with the namesake of North Korea’s dictator.
Even a bad-boy dictator needs friends
Here are some of North Korea’s BFFs — besides China and Dennis Rodman.
North Korea is actually a surprisingly debauched place
Just don’t get caught with a Bible, if you’re American.
South Korean ferry captain jailed for 36 years, acquitted of murder
Three other senior crew members, who had also faced homicide charges, were sentenced to jail terms of between 15 and 30 years.
K-pop fuels a hot new mainstream market: makeup for men
With face powder, eyeliner, and lipstick, you too can look like a male pop star.
Taiwan courts China, despite rifts and pressure
In an exclusive interview, President Ma Ying Jeou says Taiwan is watching whether Beijing honors its promises in Hong Kong.
The destructive side of Gangnam style
South Korea’s stampede toward modernization comes with steep, permanent costs.
South Korean prosecutors seek death penalty for captain of sunken ferry
The Sewol capsized and sank on a routine voyage on April 16 leaving 304 people, most of them school children, dead or missing.
Despite the recent gunfire, Korea’s DMZ is a surprisingly nice place
In fact, South Korea wants you to forget war and think of the militarized border as a rare animal sanctuary.
Ventilation shaft collapses at pop concert in South Korea, killing 16
Television reports said the 25 people fell more than 30 feet into an underground parking area when the grate collapsed.
Kim Jong Un’s disappearance may be a trick
This isn’t the first time a North Korean dictator has inexplicably disappeared, and the reasons may be baffling.