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.
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.
Tinder has revolutionized dating worldwide, making "right-swipe" a widely understood concept in many countries. But why hasn't it caught on in South Korea, despite the country's high demand for matchmaking?
The placard bearers in Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony have been dubbed the "snowflake fairies" by a local media outlet. There may be a reason why all 30 bearers were beautiful women. Check out the recruitment ad.
Both human rights groups and conservative Christians are bracing themselves for the biggest legal fight to come: a constitutional reform that might ban discrimination against sexual minorities and allow same-sex marriage.
Why has Korail chosen to put non-Korean speaking Pyeongchang Rail Pass holders at such a disadvantage when booking tickets for the Lunar New Year period?
Racism? The owner of "Blackies" said, “People shouldn’t scrutinize every little thing. Foreigners who complain have an inferiority complex.”