One remarkable thing about South Korea is the focus on shame, when things for which one ought to be ashamed are on display, quite uninhibitedly.
When ‘political’ and ‘active’ in manners that the South Korean state approves, foreigners are encouraged to speak. But doing the opposite may exact a price.
South Korea has made much headway in women’s rights, but more needs to be done despite the election two years ago of its first female president, Park Geun-hye.
Two sides of South Korea clashed near the DMZ over the impending launch of anti-North Korea leaflets using balloons. Total chaos ensued.