Latest stories about South Korea
24 January 2014
In an effort to quell public anger, authorities have released tougher regulations, but people remain livid.
21 January 2014
Korean elderly made headlines in New York City, as they loitered at McDonald's from early in the morning till well after dark - a not unfamiliar scene to South Koreans.
20 January 2014
The South Korean government is blamed for favoring textbooks that support their political views and grant them excuses for their past flaws.
2 January 2014
One media veteran said 'once the government gets to decide what is 'news' or not, news report in that nation disappears and only propaganda are left'.
28 December 2013
Some observers called the massive protests evidence that public anger has reached a boiling point.
24 December 2013
Over 4,000 South Korean riot police broke into the headquarter of the nation's 2nd largest trade union center without a search warrant, angering South Korean net users.
21 December 2013
South Koreans living abroad held candlelight vigils in New York, Paris and London this weekend, accusing the government bodies' manipulation of the latest presidential election
20 December 2013
One student's handwritten poster hung on his university's bulletin board voicing his frustration with social justice has gone viral in South Korea and inspired others to do the same.
18 December 2013
"The only rule of dictatorship is no rule." Many Chinese netizens believe the purge of Jang Song Thaek in North Korea a wake-up call for China's political reform.
13 December 2013
Violent right-wing extremists 'Gas Tank Grandpas' blocked peaceful protests held in the United States against the spy agency election manipulation scandal.