South Korea's victory against Germany at the World Cup on June 27 prompted extraordinary expressions of gratitude in Mexico. But the euphoria also led to some very unfortunate displays of racism against Koreans.
The Moon Jae-in administration's ambitious plan to overhaul the national health care system has invited its share of criticisms. But what does the so-called "Mooncare" entail and is it really feasible?
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.
South Korea has a hyper-competitive coffee market. Amidst the fierce competition, Ediya Coffee has triumphed across various metrics. It was evaluated as the most profitable coffee franchise in South Korea, with the most number of stores across the nation. It's an anti-Starbucks, in a way.
It was a sight to behold: at least 12,000 women shouting at the top of their lungs in central Seoul, enraged by South Korea's widespread spycam pornography, enraged by what they perceived to be police inaction, even discrimination. Here is their story.