South Korean President Park names an ex-top judge as the country's new prime minister
South Korean President Park Geun-hye also accepted the resignation of the director of the National Intelligence Service.
South Korea's president apologizes for ferry disaster and breaks up the coast guard
President Park Geun-hye's administration has faced continued criticism for its handling of last month's ferry disaster.
South Koreans mistake part of a port-o-potty door for a North Korean drone
It's the kind of thing that's likely only to happen once.
No, Beijing’s South China Sea offensive isn't about oil and fish …
… contrary to widespread reports. And that’s why the conflict matters to Americans.
Meet Kim Jong Il’s personal poet laureate
Over whiskey and Thai food, he tells GlobalPost how to solve North Korea.
Fox News used footage of random sad Asians instead of actual Koreans mourning the ferry
Nope, not The Onion.
Subway train collision in South Korea injures almost 200 passengers
According to Seoul Metro, it was the first time that subway trains had collided in South Korea.
Curious about the biggest trade deal in history? Sorry, it’s classified
Governments and big corporations can read the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but not you. Here are 6 ways it could change the world.
All crew members of the sunken South Korean ferry are in custody
The ship's captain has been sharply criticized for delaying the evacuation order until the ferry was listing so badly that escape was almost impossible.
9 cities where you can visit a cat cafe
You can work kitty cuddles into your travel plans even if you're not going anywhere near Tokyo.
Obama’s Asia trip will be overshadowed by China’s 'blue national soil'
Beijing calls it Sansha. Others call it expansionism that makes Putin’s Crimea grab look like child’s play.
Obama lands in Tokyo for the first US state visit in 18 years
Here are four key changes driving the president's agenda.
There's a lot of tension in the Asia-Pacific right now
It’s no secret why Obama is visiting Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and Malaysia — and it has little to do with any of those countries.
Did Japanese lawmakers intend to provoke Obama by honoring war criminals?
'In Japan, very few educated Japanese really have detailed knowledge of Imperial Japan’s cruelties, atrocities like massacring civilians and operating a military brothel.'
The death toll of the sunken South Korean ferry climbs to 121
The operations have transitioned from rescue to recovery and identification as hopes have all but vanished that any passengers will be found alive.
South Korea ferry disaster: How everything that could go wrong did go wrong
Four ways incompetence, bad luck, and bureaucratic bungling created a mess.
Is North Korea readying nuclear test No. 4?
Kim Jong Un could give President Obama a feisty welcome to Asia this week.
South Korea's president says actions of the capsized ferry's crew were 'like an act of murder'
Eighty-seven people are known to have died and 215 are missing.
Most missing passengers are thought to be trapped inside the sunken ferry
58 have been confirmed dead since the ferry sank off the coast of South Korea. Huundreds remain missing.
Experts say South Koreans trapped on ferry could have survived 72 hours if they found air pockets
It's unlikely, but possible.
South Korea arrests the captain of the ferry that capsized earlier this week
More than 500 divers — battling powerful currents in almost zero visibility — have yet to obtain any access to the ferry's interior.
South Koreans blame themselves for ferry tragedy
With nearly 300 missing, Koreans indulge a culture of shame.
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea faces criminal investigation
The number of confirmed deaths in the ferry sinking off South Korea has climbed to 25.
Nearly 300 people are missing after a ferry capsizes off South Korea
Most of the passengers on board the ferry appeared to have been teenagers and their teachers from a high school in Seoul.
How the world gets drunk, in 4 surprising charts
Sorry Russians. When it comes to bingeing, you’ve got nothing on Vietnam’s women.
The South Korean government wants to impose a curfew on smartphone use
Gadget addiction — or nomophobia — is an epidemic in South Korea. Can the plan work?
Japan’s biggest pop star right now is a fetishized hologram
But, like, how'd this happen?
North Korea has said some really offensive things about South Korea's female president
Here are the 9 worst.
The developed world’s least helpful husbands
Men here spend just 45 minutes a day on household chores. But they say it’s not their fault.
Why North Korea test fired medium range missiles today
Kim Jong Un reacts to Obama’s united front. Or maybe he just craves attention.
North Korea’s new drug addiction
Forget crystal meth. Here comes amidon.