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South Korea announces end of MERS outbreak. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Dec 23, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

South Korea Is MERS Free: Government Announces End of Deadly Outbreak 218 Days After First Confirmed Case

The last MERS patient died in Nov. 25.

Nearly 70 percent of cancer patients survive the disease. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Dec 22, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

New Survey Conducted By South Korea's National Cancer Center Shows Nearly 70 Percent of Cancer Patients Survive The Disease

The survey shows that nearly 70 percent of patients diagnosed from 2009 to 2013 achieved full recovery.

The government's plan to take over textbook publication rights sparked heated protests in November. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Dec 22, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

South Korean Civic Groups Take History Textbooks Issue to Constitutional Court, Says Government's Monopoly of History Textbook Publication Violates 'Basic Ideas of Democracy'

South Korean civic groups filed an appeal in the Constitution Court Tuesday against the government for "infringing upon the impartiality of education'.

Hangman's noose (Photo by Thomas Northcut / Getty Images)

Dec 17, 2015 AM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Companies Stage Mock Funerals To Curb Increasing Suicide Rates

Some companies in South Korea are arranging mock funeral practices for their employees in order for them to realize the value of life, consequently curbing the increasing suicide rate in the country.

Blood transfusion (Photo by: Fajrul Islam / Getty Images)

Dec 17, 2015 AM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Reused Syringes In A Clinic In Seoul Results To Over 70 Cases Of Hepatitis C

A doctor in Dana Hyeondae Clinic in Yangcheon, Seoul admittied to reusing syringes on his patients, which resulted to 71 cases of hepatitis C.

Bruised woman (Photo by Tetra Images - Jamie Grill/Getty Images)

Dec 10, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Medical Student May Face Expulsion From Chosun University

Following an alleged physical abuse incident on March, medical student at Chosun University is highly likely to face expulsion once Gwangju District Court raises his penalty from a fine to jail time.

The Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Dec 01, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

China In The Final Stage Of Building World’s Largest Radio Telescope

China's military-led space program is in the final stage of contructing the world's largest radio telescope with a diameter of 500 meters known as the FAST.

Metformin tablets (Photo by Bloomberg/Getty Images)

Dec 01, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Scientists To Conduct Study On Metformin As An Anti-Ageing Pill

In 2016, scientists from different institutions will conduct a trial on 3,000 people between ages 70 and 80 to test if Metformin could stop diseases and slow down the ageing process.

A nine-month pregnant woman wearing white holds her belly.

Nov 30, 2015 AM EST - Czarelli Tuason

A New Fertility Test Identifies Premature Ovarian Ageing In Young Women

A new fertility test is available in Birtain and was designed by the Centre for Human Reproduction to detect premature ovarian ageing in young women.

200 professors in South Korea are facing plagiarism charges by claiming other authors' works as their own. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)

Nov 26, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

200 South Korean Professors Face Charges For Copyright Breach; Plagiarism Continues to Grow Rampant In The Country

200 well-known professors and lecturers will be indicted for copyright breach after they releasing existing books and claiming it as their own work.


Nov 25, 2015 PM EST - Ji Hyun Joo

Is There A Difference Between North And South Korean Kimchi?

Kimchi isn't all the same.

South Korean health workers wearing a protective gear during the MERS outbreak (Photo by Jung Yeon Je/Getty Images)

Nov 25, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korea’s Last MERS Patient Reportedly Dies

South Korea is now waiting for the formal declaration of WHO on the end of the MERS outbreak in the country as the last MERS patient reportedly died at the Seoul National University Hospital.

Students who prefer studying abroad decrease by 12 percent in 2014. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Nov 25, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Students Moving Overseas To Study Drop By A Third In Over 8 Years

Since the growing trend of sending South Korean students overseas to study throughout the 2000s, a significant decline by a third has been observed in over eight years due to improving English education system in the country.

Cho Jeong Ja and Lee Seung Woong | By: KAIST

Nov 25, 2015 AM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Couple Donates 6.4 Million USD To The KAIST

A couple in their 70s from South Korea donated three buildings worth a total of $6.4 million to the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

Students at Hana Academy Seoul (Photo by Hana Academy Seoul)

Nov 25, 2015 AM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Hana Academy Seoul Under Audit For Alleged Admission Corruption

The Hana Academy in Seoul has been subjected to audit by the Ministry of Education after a teacher in the school allegedly reported a few school irregularities.

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