Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak turned up for questioning by Seoul prosecutors on Mar. 14, on suspicions including embezzlement and bribery. But does he really still see himself as a political martyr?
A former foreign policy researcher wants to change the wine culture in South Korea -- by pairing up wine with Korean blood sausage, and pig's trotter. Will her attempt to make wine less intimidating and more interesting in a country dominated by soju-lovers?
#MeToo is snowballing into an unprecedented storm of discussions and criticisms about sexual harassment in South Korea. Ahn Hee-jung was the latest of 'the mighty' to fall. What questions should we be asking? What lessons should we derive from this movement?
Not far from the busiest center of Seoul, with all the traffic and political rallies, there is Seochon, a quaint neighborhood in Seoul. Its only arcade is a microcosm of South Korea today, at the intersection of rapid change and nostalgia for the past.
North Korea has recently been making unprecedented gestures at peace. Its cheerleaders have touted the 'one nation' rhetoric in the recent Olympics. But what do South Koreans, especially the younger generation, think of unification?