A history lecturer is scandalized for saying that Korea's historical heroes visited a room salon. Not the same one as Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.
There’s a nondescript stairway on the outskirts of ‘the hip Haebangchon.’ The steps once led to a Shinto shrine for 7,000 spirits of Japan’s war dead.
By revising the history textbook, the government will whitewash the past to bolster the conservative cause at the expense of the education system and South Korea’s international reputation as a democracy.
The Dongdaemun Design Plaza celebrates its first anniversary. But I cannot help but think of it as state-imposed plastic surgery on the face of Seoul.
A movie about a revered historical admiral break records and leads to commentaries about politics in post-Sewol South Korea.