South Korea has long exploited migrant workers under its so-called Employment Permit System. It's time to give them the rights they deserve.
In a country that has promoted competition for decades, it was inevitable that intergenerational conflict would worsen, with the young and the old seeing one another as enemy in a race to win limited resources.
Despite pouring some 130 billion USD over the last 13 years into boosting the birth rate, South Koreans may go extinct by 2750. Here is our look at why.
The Euljiro area in central Seoul remained intact for decades, providing affordable work space to numerous small manufacturers and artisans. But change is coming all at once, and now this thriving community of businesses is under threat.
In a country known for its obsession with appearance and thriving makeup culture, dubbed "K-beauty," some women are starting to say the strict standards of beauty are a form of "corset" imposed by patriarchy, to be removed and discarded.
Anti-spycam protesters have made history in South Korea: Their rallies, including the fourth one today, were some of the largest women's rallies ever. Yet the organizers still remain largely in the shadows, nameless and faceless. We spoke to some of them in early July.
If you believe the U.S. National Cancer Institute, consuming the Asarum heterotropoides plant causes cancer. If you believe traditional Korean medicine, it will do wonders for your respiratory system and lower a fever.