Physical appearance rules supreme in South Korea. But beneath this fixation on beauty is an uncomfortable truth that we are not what we appear to be.
When ‘political’ and ‘active’ in manners that the South Korean state approves, foreigners are encouraged to speak. But doing the opposite may exact a price.
South Korea's angry young men channel disenchantment with society through Ilbe, a notorious right-wing website, and gain more visibility in the public sphere.
The world looks to Korea as a model for education but the system has a dark side. Korean education produces students who are overachieving but unhappy and ill.
Racism in Korea is prevalent. British student of Sri Lankan origin explains why he feels Korea does not discriminate based on race but nationality.
The construction of a downhill ski slope for Pyeongchang Olympic Games is set to begin, demolishing a centuries-old forest in the process for a 17-day event.
What do North Korean defectors think of South Korea? A North Korean student shares his views and finds striking similarities between the Two Koreas.