Piracy costs South Korea's cultural industry huge amounts of money every year. Yet much of it takes place via "webhards," online platforms that hide in plain view, even charging money for other people's pirated content.
Let's face it, Facebook and other social media giants aren't providing their services for free. Data collection is their business, and you agree to let them have it when you sign up. But have major social media overstepped the line in South Korea?
South Korea is held up internationally as a model of low gun crime. But in the aftermath of the tumultuous Korean War, things weren't always so safe...
A recent study of dating violence in Seoul revealed that 39.1 percent of women had suffered from physical violence, 54.7 percent had been victims of sexual violence, and several other shocking figures.
EXO member Baekhyun made insensitive comments about depression, not long after the death of a K-pop star. Predictably, public reaction has been unforgiving.
As the transport ministry forges ahead with plans for a controversial second Jeju airport on the crowded island, locals appeal directly to the president.
Jonghyun’s death raises many questions of social importance: about the K-pop industry, depression, and suicide as a health risk in South Korea.
A battle going on at Paris Baguette, South Korea's best known franchise bakery, could set a tasty precedent for employment practices in the country.