South Korean man shot dead in failed attempt to cross river to North
A South Korean man was shot dead on Monday while attempting to cross over a river along the border with the North, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
North and South Korea reopen Kaesong industrial zone
After five months closed, the Kaesong factory complex shared by North and South Korea resumed operations on Monday.
North, South Korea agree to reopen Kaesong industrial zone on Sept. 16
The shared Kaesong industrial park will reopen next week, after lengthy talks between North and South Korea finally produced an agreement.
The Galaxy Gear smartwatch: proof that Samsung can innovate?
Often accused of 'borrowing' ideas, last week Samsung beat Apple to the market with a smartwatch.
Radiation fears see South Korea ban fish imports caught near Fukushima
Fukushima was the site of a nuclear accident in 2011 — the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
Step aside Miley Cyrus, here comes K-Porn
Some Koreans cry foul over K-Pop’s growing raunchiness. Others revel in it.
South Korea hopes to avoid "taper terror" when US ends stimulus
According to the nation's deputy finance minister, South Korea is prepared to weather a macro-economic storm.
K-Flicks: Korean filmmakers storm Hollywood
Not long ago Korea was a heavily censored backwater. Now it’s changing cinema.
North Korea agrees to family reunions with the South
North Korea has agreed to a proposal by South Korea to resume reunions of families separated in the 1950-1953 Korean War.
Made in China: Can China build an Apple or Ikea?
Yes, and it's on the verge.
Battle of the dueling war crimes
Nationalists in Japan and South Korea dredge up Korea’s heinous Vietnam War past.
Seventh time's a charm? Koreas reach Kaesong agreement
Will it last?
How did a rare radioactive isotope get into South Korea?
Xenon, a rare, colorless and orderless noble gas that quickly decays, was detected floating above South Korea three times in June.
Why one North Korean defector wants to return home
Having made the dangerous journey out of North Korea, Son Jong-Hun is about to take an even greater risk: going home.
What happens when K-pop comes to Mexico?
Everybody freaks out!
North and South Korea plan new talks on Kaesong industrial complex
New rounds of talks regarding re-opening the industrial complex will be held on August 14th, after North appears to meet key negotiating goal.
Hiroshima’s forgotten victims: A Korean survivor’s tale
When the US bombed Hiroshima 68 years ago, many victims were Korean forced laborers. Their ordeal has been particularly arduous.
Despite Obama’s claims, the Korea-US free trade agreement has cost American jobs
Koreans aren’t very fond of the deal either.
How we restored the K-pop community's faith in journalism
Are K-pop commenters the best commenters of all? With one correction, GlobalPost goes from tabloid rag to restorer of faith.
North Korea marks Korean War 'victory' with parade in Pyongyang
Kim Jong Un, the Hermit Kingdom's 30-year-old leader, attended the parade of goose-stepping soldiers and machines in the main plaza in Pyongyang.
Samsung tops Apple
Samsung is now the world's most profitable mobile handset vendor.
Samsung: Fomenting crisis at the world’s largest electronics company
As margins shrink on tablets and smartphones, Samsung attempts to reinvent itself through disruption — again.
Why South Korea's sports mascots are better than yours
These mascots really get going at a recent All-Star baseball game.
How North Korea is celebrating the war you never knew it won
While the rest of the world may see the Korean War as a draw, North Korea fetes it like a win.
Asiana Airlines victim was alive when struck by fire truck, coroner finds
One of the three victims of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash, Chinese student Ye Meng Yuan, survived the impact before being struck and killed by a fire vehicle, a coroner has ruled.
Ye Meng Yuan, Asiana Airlines crash victim, alive when hit by fire truck
Coroner confirms that 16-year-old Chinese student was alive when a fire truck hit her on the runway.
Not entertaining the troops: South Korea scraps pop-star soldiers
Following a series of scandals involving celebrity recruits, the South Korean military has decided that K-pop stars will no longer receive special treatment when they carry out their obligatory service.
If you think the NSA is bad …
Meet South Korea’s spy service, which stands accused of using subterfuge to get a president elected.
Hopes fade for revival of Kaesong industrial zone
A fourth round of talks over the Kaesong complex took place just across the border in the North. Three previous attempts this month all ended in deadlock.
Asiana Airlines not to sue KTVU
"We decided not to proceed with the suit to concentrate all our efforts on dealing with the aftermath of the accident," Asiana Airlines said in a statement.
Cockpit Confucian: Why the racial mudslinging in the Asiana tragedy?
The Korean carrier sues a San Francisco TV station for an ethnic slur, and commentators ask whether 'hierarchical culture' caused the crash.