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Tang Wei

Sep 28, 2015 AM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

Busan Film Festival To Bring In Filmmakers From All Around The World

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Busan Film Festival.

South Korea New Year's

Sep 28, 2015 AM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

Ringing South Korea’s Bosingak Bell Isn’t All Fun And Games

Who is responsible for ringing South Korea's Bosingak Bell?

Middle-aged woman cancer patient | By: ULTRA.F | Getty Images

Sep 28, 2015 AM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Government Data Shows That Cancer Is The Leading Cause Of Death In South Korea In 2014, Accounting For 28.3 Percent

A 2014 data from Statistics Korea shows that cancer is the leading cause of death, accounting for 28.3 percent, in South Korea for both men nd women.

Hanbok dresses by Park Ji Hyun at the Korea Style Week 2015 (Photo by Ed Jones / Getty Images)

Oct 07, 2015 AM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Young People From The Group Hanboknoledan Are Promoting Comfortable Modern-Designed Hanbok

A group of young women called Hanboknoledan was created in 2011 to show the modern-day Korea that their traditional dress hanbok may be worn comfortbly and fashionably on a daily basis.

Defector says she is

Oct 07, 2015 AM EDT - Diana Tomale

North Korean Defector Kim Ryon Hui Seeks To Return To Her Hometown As She Feels 'Trap' In South Korea

A defector requests to return to her family in North Korea after four years. However, a North Korean specialist is skeptical that the defector is doing this plea of her own will.

A biker drives along the Han River In Seoul. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images News)

Oct 22, 2015 PM EDT - Diana Tomale

New Bicycle Routes Were Launched ByThe Korea Tourism Organization Along Han River As Part Of "Beautiful Travel Routes On Bicycle" List

The Korea Tourism Organization launches new "travel trails" in order to promote the country's food and local culture.


Sep 24, 2015 AM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

South Korean Women Prepare For Korean Thanksgiving With Fake Arm Casts

The sale of fake casts have been on the rise due to Chuseok.

Cirque Du Soleil | By: Victor Chavez | Getty Images

Oct 01, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Cirque Du Soleil Returns To South Korea For Their Whimsical Show 'Quidam'

After eight long years, Cirque Du Soleil returns to South Korea for their thrilling acrobatic performance "Quidam" from September until Nov. 1.

Korean food

Sep 23, 2015 AM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

South Korea Creates Its Own Michelin Star Guide, ‘KOREAT’

KOREAT is the ultimate restaurant guide to food in South Korea.

(Photo by: Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images News) South Korean students pay tribute beside a comfort woman statue.

Oct 01, 2015 PM EDT - Diana Tomale

Yonhi Middle School in Seoul Teaches Students About Sexual Slavery During World War II Through A Special History Class

Seoul's Yonhi Middle School teaches 32 students about sex slavery during the World War II with the help of study materials from the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.

Martin Shkreli

Sep 23, 2015 AM EDT - Pebbles Montales

Turing Pharmaceuticals To Reduce Pricing For Daraprim Following Rate Increase Controversy

In response to the sudden backlash from consumers and healthcare groups, the New York-based company will return the drug's original pricing - with clarifications in the process.

Sep 22, 2015 PM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

Jjawang Makes Its Way To The U.S. After Dominating Sales In South Korea

Jjawang is the new Jjapaghetti.

Korean kids playing train | By: Multi-bits | Getty Images

Oct 01, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Daycare Centers In South Korea Now Required To Set Up Security Cameras to Monitor Child Abuse

The Ministry of Health and Wefare of South Korea will be requiring new daycare centers to set up security cameras by Sept. 19.

(Photo by: Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images News) Cases of Avian Influenza were confirmed in South Jeolla by the South Korean government on Monday.

Oct 01, 2015 PM EDT - Diana Tomale

Two New Cases Of Avian Influenza Were Confirmed In Two Open-Air Markets Located In The Southwestern Part Of South Korea

New cases of Avian Influenza were confirmed in two markets located in South Jeolla a few days before the four-day Chuseok holiday starts.

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