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South Korea's depression rate see increase from 2010. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Nov 04, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

Number Of People Hospitalized For Depression In Korea Reaches Around 525,000 In 2014

Due to South Korea's hyper-competitive culture, more citizens are becoming prone to depression and suicide.

In South Korea's fashion district, stores only offer clothes in small sizes, forcing

Nov 04, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

‘Plus-Size’ Women In South Korea Face Pressure To Lose Weight Amid Unrealistic Beauty Standard In The Country

In South Korea, stores carry a size that "fits all"--by "fits all" we mean all who are size small.

Tour bus killed 4 people, injured 20 more.

Nov 03, 2015 PM EST - Therese Agcopra

'Project Monsoon' Paints Color Back To The Streets of Seoul in the Gloomy Rainy Season With Water-Activated Paint

Three students from the School of Art Institute of Chicago has come up with an amazing way to add color to the once gloomy monsoon season through "Project Monsoon".

The use of Minecraft as a teaching aid is one of the recent trend in the sciences, said MolCraft creator Mark Lorch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Nov 03, 2015 PM EST - Therese Agcopra

New Minecraft World Called 'MolCraft' Allows Children to Explore Molecular Structures and Their Functions in a Fun Way

"Molecules in Minecraft", otherwise known as "MolCraft", is now being used by teachers in class lectures to introduce children to molecular structures and their functions in a way that's attention-grabbing.

Stem cell research. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Nov 12, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Research Team Increases The Success Rate Of Developing Healthy Embryonic Stem Cells

A South Korean research team from the CHA University Stem Cell Institute led by Lee Dong Ryul was able to successfully enhance the success rate of developing healthy embryonic stem cells from one percent to seven percent.

Cycling in Incheon, South Korea. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

Nov 02, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

Sports-Related Injuries Increase As More South Koreans Opt For Sports and Outdoor Activities

The increasing interest in sports and outdoor activities has also led to an increase in sports-related injuries in South Korea.

South Korea's Konkuk University campus

Nov 11, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Mysterious Pneumonia Attacks 31 Students At Konkuk University In Seoul

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Korea is still trying to find out the cause for the mysterious virus that caused a pneumonia outbreak at Konkuk University in Seoul that has already infected 31 graduate students.

Minister of Gender Equality and Family says one-hour lessons on

Nov 25, 2015 AM EST - Diana Tomale

Minister Of Gender Equality And Family Says One-Hour Lessons On 'Comfort Women' Aims To Teach Students On South Korea's Effort To Resolve The Issue

Gender equality and family minister Kim Hee Jung said the education program to teach students about "comfort women" aims to inform them about the government's efforts to resolve the matter.

Pope Francis visits South Korea on August 2014 | By: Handout | Getty Images

Nov 10, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Koreans Show A Decreasing Trust In Religion

A survey conducted by the Jogye Order Institute for the Study of Buddhism and Society found that the level of trust in religion among South Koreans is dropping significantly.

The Korean National Cancer Center joins the US National Institutes of Health on a large-scale medicine research to combat cancer. (Photo by: NIH)

Nov 23, 2015 PM EST - Diana Tomale

Korea And United States To Launch Large-Scale Medicine Reseach To Fight Cancer

The Korean National Cancer Center joined the U.S. National Institutes of Health to launch a large-scale medicine research to fight against cancer.

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Oct 28, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Increasing Number Of Koreans Map Out A Career Path In Hollywood Animation

More South Koreans are aiming to become Hollywood animators as the government also increases the country's fund on animation and character licensing businesses .

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Nov 23, 2015 PM EST - Diana Tomale

Korean Research Team Discovers Weight Is Not A Major Factor In Mortality Rate

A large-scale study conducted by a Korean research team reveals that weight is not a major factor for the death rate.

North Korean defectors can now avail of free plastic surgery to treat their scars and help them find jobs. (Photo by Song Kyung Seok/Getty Images)

Oct 27, 2015 AM EDT - Therese Agcopra

South Korean Police and Korean Association of Plastic Surgeons Launch Free Plastic Surgery Program

The South Korean Police, in partnership with the Korean Association of Plastic Surgery, has launched a program that will give free plastic surgery and treatment to 28,000 defectors burdened by their scars.

New World Health Organization report declares processed meat as carcinogens. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Oct 27, 2015 AM EDT - Therese Agcopra

Processed Meat and Red Meat Are 'Carcinogenic to Humans', Says World Health Organization

Increased consumption of processed meat and red meat could lead to higher risks of cancer.

South Korea to study composition and effects of flavored cigarettes. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Nov 18, 2015 PM EST - Diana Tomale

South Korea's Health Ministry Plan To Conduct Research To Determine If Flavored Cigarettes Contain Harmful Substances

The Health Ministry of South Korea plans to conduct a research to find out if flavored cigarettes contain harmful substances. According to reports, flavored cigarettes are popular in South Korea.

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