Featured stories about South Korea
- GV Face: Beyond Gangnam Style – Censorship and Korean Pop Music 28 February 2014
- Searching for Blame in Deadly South Korean Building Collapse 20 February 2014
- Activists Ask China to Ban Bear Bile Farming 13 February 2014
- Massive Credit Card Data Theft Hits 20 Million South Koreans 24 January 2014
Latest stories about South Korea
7 April 2014
A satirist and prominent social critic has returned to the airwaves in South Korea after being acquitted on charges of defaming the president.
2 April 2014
South Korea's women's national curling team coach was fired for sexual, verbal and financial abuse of team members, the latest case in a string of disturbing abuse allegations in sports.
26 March 2014
Seniors must place a special sticker on the back of their car to signify that they are elderly. Rates of fatal crashes involving seniors is on the rise.
4 March 2014
From sweet pancakes, to wriggling baby octopus eaten alive, Korean street food has attracted foodies worldwide.
22 February 2014
Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova took gold in the free skating event, but many, not limited to South Koreans, questioned the result.
16 February 2014
Star speed-skater Viktor Ahn, formerly a South Korean, runs as a Russian player and won two medals in Sochi Olympics so far. Koreans seem happy for this under-appreciated star's success.
11 February 2014
In a country where electronics giant Samsung has enormous influence, the film is receiving little promotion and few screenings, but it is being met with positive reviews online.
31 January 2014
Taxing your pimple outbreak? It is indeed a creative way to collect more taxes.
29 January 2014
South Korea isn't notoriously nicknamed "The Republic of Samsung" for nothing.
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.