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OECD headquarters in Paris. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images News)

Oct 22, 2015 AM EDT - Therese Agcopra

South Korea Leads In Research and Development Spending, Ranks Twelfth In Number of Scientific Papers Published in Journals, According to OECD's 2015 Scoreboard

South Korea is the leading country in terms of spending on research and development and boasts one of the fastest-growing disruptive technologies globally.

Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sun Jun / Getty Images)

Oct 20, 2015 AM EDT - Therese Agcopra

9th Century Gilt Bronze Buddha Statue Recently Discovered in Gangwon Province

Archaeologists recently discovered a gilt brozen Buddha statue in the province of Gangwon Province which could very well be the newest national treasure.

South Korean man says homosexuality is a

Nov 09, 2015 PM EST - Diana Tomale

South Koreans Remain Ambivalent About Homosexuality; Man Talks About What It Feels Like Being Gay In A Conservative Country

A research conducted by Pew Research Center revealed that 57 percent of surveyed South Koreans consider homosexuality as unacceptable.

Park In Bee

Oct 16, 2015 PM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

Women’s Golf In South Korea ‘Is Like Football In The States’ Because Of The Ladies That Dominate The Sport

Korean women are dominating golf world-wide.

Oct 14, 2015 PM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

Two Orphaned Sisters Separated 40 Years Ago In South Korea Reunite In Florida

Meagan Hughes and Holly Hoyle O-Brien were reunited while working together.

Plants at Konjiam Resort's Hwadam Forest | By: Konjiam Resort

Oct 14, 2015 AM EDT -

Hwadam Forest In Gwangju City Makes For A Quiet Autumn Destination In South Korea

As the fall season enters South Korea, a hidden gem of colorful Maple trees may be enjoyed by tourists and locals alike at Konjian Resort's Hwadam Forest.

Korean gimbap | By: EyeEm| Getty Images

Oct 14, 2015 AM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korea Sets Guinness World Record For The Longest Seaweed Roll

On Friday, the people at South Jeolla Province created a 1,344-meter long gimbap earning the Guinness World Record title for "Longest Seaweed Roll."

Plastic Surgery

Oct 12, 2015 PM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

What Is The Most Popular Procedure In The Plastic Surgery Capital Of The World?

Double-eyelid surgery is reportedly the most popular plastic surgery operation done in the world.

Gingko trees (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images )

Oct 26, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Seoul Metropolitan Government Organizes A Team That Would Collect Gingko Nuts To Solve The ‘Smelly’ Problem In The City

Gingko nuts emit foul odor that causes problems in Seoul, South Korea. The Seoul Metropolitan Government organizes a team that would collect the fallen nuts to solve the smelly problem.

Orphaned sisters separated for 40 years reunite while working at a hospital in Florida  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Oct 25, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Orphaned South Korean Sisters Meet Again After 40 Years of Separation

After South Korean sisters Holly and Meagan were orphaned, put in different orphanages and adopted separately by American families decades ago. They have coincidentally been reunited recently after being hired to work on the same floor in the same Florida hospital.

South Koreans protest history distortion in Japanese textbooks.  (Photo by Chung Sung Jun /Getty Images)

Oct 25, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korea’s Blue House And Ruling Saenuri Party Pushes Plan For Government-Controlled History Textbooks

To prevent misinterpretations and biased views on history, the government of South Korea, as well as the ruling Saenuri Party, is set to push for a government-controlled history textbooks.

Young consumers testing new tablets at the 2015 International CES Convention. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images News)

Oct 22, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Study Shows That Teens Who Spend More Hours On Internet Use Are At Risk For Elevated Blood Pressure

Researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit conducted a study on teenagers and found that those who spend more hours on the Internet are more likely to develop high blood pressure.

World AIDS Day celebrated in Seoul through AIDS awareness campaign. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Oct 20, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

WHO Releases New Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines For Early HIV Intervention

After further studies and discovery of new evidences on the effects of antiretroviral drugs, the World Health Organization developed a revised guideline on the use of ARV therapy on patients testing positive with HIV.

Skin care products

Oct 07, 2015 PM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

South Korean Men Are Purchasing Cosmetics To Conform To An Appearance-Obsessed Society

The cosmetics industry in South Korea has found new consumers.

The formerly Cheongju Tobacco Factory covered in glittering CDs | By: Guinness World Records

Oct 07, 2015 AM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Public Volunteers Turn Abandoned Tobacco Plant In Cheongju Into CD Artwork

A Guiness World Record was set in Cheongju, South Korea for the "Largest Display of Compact Discs Ever" at an abandoned tobacco plant.

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