When the BBC correspondent in Seoul sent out a tweet last weekend, it demonstrated the power foreign media wield in South Korea, as well as the difficulty of staying above the muck of local politics.
Korea Exposé shares a selection of photos from Korea Women's March, held in Seoul on Mar. 4. With a progressive government in power, is the gender gap set to start closing?
With less than 10 days to go before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics open, it's still hard to find any local sign of halal food for Muslim spectators.
Handong University announced its official opposition to homosexuality last May: “Homosexuality is a regressive cultural trend that denies Biblical truth” and, “We believe true homosexual rights lie in conversion therapy.” It goes to lengths to abide by this belief.
Plastic surgery is integrated into daily life in South Korea. We examine the history of this culture and its ensuing medical, financial, and social tolls.
EXO member Baekhyun made insensitive comments about depression, not long after the death of a K-pop star. Predictably, public reaction has been unforgiving.
You might have heard some horror stories about racism in South Korea. And yes, depending on where you are and who you interact with it does get “that bad.”
Jonghyun’s death raises many questions of social importance: about the K-pop industry, depression, and suicide as a health risk in South Korea.