On June 9 South Korea saw the biggest women's rally in history, against the epidemic of spycam porn. Find out why they are so angry, and why the problem isn't getting solved.
The Moon Jae-in administration's ambitious plan to overhaul the national health care system has invited its share of criticisms. But what does the so-called "Mooncare" entail and is it really feasible?
The number of Koryo Saram — ethnic Koreans from Russia and Central Asia — in South Korea has jumped more than six times since 2007. But they remain an invisible minority, often misunderstood and ostracized.
It was a sight to behold: at least 12,000 women shouting at the top of their lungs in central Seoul, enraged by South Korea's widespread spycam pornography, enraged by what they perceived to be police inaction, even discrimination. Here is their story.
Around half of all gamers in South Korea are women, but the industry is still largely male-dominated. Sexual objectification of women is prevalent, whether on game illustrations or actually in the playing field. There is also an alarming taboo against being a feminist.
The new regime has promised two permanent memorials: the 416 Life Safety Park in Ansan, and the now-upright Sewol Ferry in Mokpo. On the 4th anniversary of the Sewol, what does the Gwanghwamun Plaza look like and how do citizens envision its closure?
This month marks 70 years of 4.3, one of the worst cases of violence perpetrated by the South Korean state against its own citizens. A different sort of tour shows Jeju beyond the teddy bears and postcard beaches.
CJ CGV is offering discounts to moviegoers on April Fool's. Dress like a foreigner, or speak in a foreign language. Is this delightful and funny, or a pandora's box of cultural appropriation?
Jeju Island is one of South Korea's most popular tourist destinations. But mainland 'settler's on the island say discrimination against them is rampant. Islanders being insular isn't new. But Jeju's painful history offers another insight into the insularity and suspicion.
Beyond the Paralympics, interest in actual quality of life for disabled people is low. Recently, the South Korean government finally proposed to remove the long-contested rating system for disabled people. Activists say there is a long way to go.