K-pop’s gross double standard for women
The Korean pop music empire is now perhaps the country's biggest export, yet the product it peddles is all too often incredibly sexist.
US, South Korea stage assault drill; North threatens to wipe out enemies
The North has denounced the exercises as 'nuclear war moves' and threatened to respond with an all-out offensive.
No one knows how to help Syria — except by pledging lots of money
An international conference hopes to raise around $9 billion to assist displaced Syrians. They should take cash, not credit.
The 2018 Olympics are already destroying 'sacred’ forest land
This week, South Korea hosts the Alpine Skiing World Cup — a test event for the 2018 Winter Olympics. For environmentalists, the competition will be a reminder of what they lost.
South Korea hopes this ballad by a middle-aged diva will sow dissent in North Korea
Currently playing somewhere in the demilitarized zone: a heartfelt South Korean pop song about defying death.
US flies B-52 over South Korea after North's nuclear test
The White House said on Sunday that the flight underscored to South Korea 'the deep and enduring alliance that we have with them.'
Japan made an $8 million apology to its former 'comfort women'
Japan has struck a compensation deal with South Korea that it says ends the dispute over wartime sex slaves once and for all.
K-pop band says LAX thought they were sex workers and sent them home
Members of the K-pop girl band 'Oh My Girl' were detained for 15 hours at the Los Angeles airport before being sent back to South Korea.
North, South Korea reach agreement to ease tensions
US-NORTHKOREA-SOUTHKOREA:North, South Korea reach agreement to ease tensions
North Korea declares war, but only sort of
Kim Jong Un warns South Korea to stop broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda across their shared border — or else.
The Koreas fire at each other while the US holds military exercises with the South
North and South Korea have remained in a technical state of war despite their truce.
WHO says MERS in South Korea is 'large and complex'
A dozen new infections of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome were found on Saturday, raising the total to 138.
The spread of South Korea's MERS outbreak, in one chart
An ongoing outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has killed 7 people, infected 95, and quarantined over 2,500 in South Korea.
South Korea's MERS virus outbreak: 7 dead, 95 infected, 2,500 quarantined
The director of the World Health Organization has called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome 'a threat to the entire world.'
South Korea is setting a bad example for North Korea
The glitzy, democratic half of the Korean peninsula is not behaving all the democratic lately.
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.