The popularity of a power ballad - "She's Gone" - speaks to South Korea obsessed with effort and traumatised by a neoliberal capitalist order.
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.
While South Korean economy continues to surge ahead, many of the country's seniors must deal with poverty and lack of state support.
A movie about a revered historical admiral break records and leads to commentaries about politics in post-Sewol South Korea.
The world looks to Korea as a model for education but the system has a dark side. Korean education produces students who are overachieving but unhappy and ill.