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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.

Charles Schultz's

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 .


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.

South Korean School

Oct 26, 2015 AM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

‘Death Experience’ School Launched In South Korea’s Attempt To Lower Suicide Rates

Hyowon Healing Center was launched recently.

South Korean teens playing online games. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Nov 09, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Internet Dream Village in Jeolla Province Helps Teenagers Suffering From Smartphone and Internet Addiction

The government of South Korea has established a boot camp for the growing number of smartphone and internet-addicted teenagers in Jeolla Province known as the Internet Dream Village.

Photo by: Gaël Chardon / Flickr) Middle-aged South Korean men find career in start-up businesses.

Oct 24, 2015 AM EDT - Diana Tomale

Middle-Aged South Korean Working Men Find New Career In Start-Ups While Waiting For State Pension

Some middle-aged South Korean men leave their jobs to try start-ups while waiting to reach 60 years old and get state pension. Most of these people target the restaurant and shop sectors.

South Korea (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Nov 04, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Seoul Experiences Heavy Smog And Haze From Coal Powered Plants And Winds Blowing From China

Seoul's dust level has reportedly been the highest this season as coal-powered plant contribute to air pollution, as well as the wind blowing from China, whose reportedly using fossil fuels to generate heat in their homes.

North Korea (Photo by Xiaolu Chu/Getty Images News)

Oct 23, 2015 AM EDT - Therese Agcopra

$50 "Notel" Is North Korea's Window to the Outside World

The handy "notel" is North Koreans' way of enjoying foreign media content otherwise banned by the government.

Research suggests that a 20-minute walk could help reduce vulnerability to seasonal allergies. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images News)

Oct 23, 2015 AM EDT - Therese Agcopra

Study in South Korea Shows a 20-Minute Walk Could Help Prevent Seasonal Allergies This Autumn

A team of researchers led by Prof. Kang Hye Ryun in Seoul National University Hospital shows lower levels of vitamin D could cause allergic rhinitis.

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