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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.

McDonald's in South Korea

Nov 18, 2015 PM EST - Ji Hyun Joo

South Korea’s McDonald’s Is Changing Things Up With Fried Churros

Fried churros are new to the McDonald's menu in South Korea, and they're already the most popular item.

Nobel Prize Winner

Nov 16, 2015 AM EST - Ji Hyun Joo

South Korea’s Ghent University Global Campus Is A Step Towards Earning The Country A Nobel Prize

Ghent University Global Campus is South Korea's new endeavor.

Study shows boys are more likely to be obese than girls in South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Nov 13, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

Obsession On Physical Appearance Starts Early Among South Koreans, Pushing Young Girls To Begin Dieting

15 percent of girls and 10 percent of boys in South Korea are suffering from eating disorders.

Pepero | By: Lotte Confectionery

Nov 12, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korea and Japan Celebrate Pepero and Pocky Days But Argue Over Who 'Owns' It

On Nov. 11, two nations battle over ownership of national celebration as South Korea celebrates "Pepero Day," while Japan celebrates "Pocky Day."

The government of Seocheon County and BirdLife International aims to conserve South Korea's coastal wetland Geum Estuary. (Photo by: ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images)

Dec 08, 2015 PM EST - Diana Tomale

Government Of Seocheon County And BirdLife International Sign New Memorandum of Understanding On The Conservation Of South Korea's Coastal Wetland Geum Estuary

The government of Seocheon County and UK-based BirdLife International signed a new memorandum of understanding on the conservation of Geum Estuary. A year ago, the two parties signed an MoU on a pilot project on migatory bird protection.

Man smoking in Myeongdong shopping area in Seoul | By: Ed Jones | Getty Images

Nov 11, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Health Ministry To Air More ‘Explicit’ Anti-Smoking TV Commercial

In an effort to relay a more powerful message on the harmful effects of smoking, the South Korean Health Ministry will be broadcasting a more "explicit" TV commercial next week showing more disturbing images and messages.

Solar energy park along the coast of South Korea | By: EschCollection | Getty Images

Nov 10, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

U.N. Grants Green Climate Fund To South Korea’s Off-Grid Energy Model

The Green Climate Fund of the United Nations will be investing $6.24 million on South Korea's energy model for electricity supply in the northwestern Amazon Basin region.

Foreign tourists are having difficulty navigating some parts of South Korea due to the lack of English-language information. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Nov 09, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

Shortage of English-Language Information Keeps Foreigners For Enjoying Immersive Cultural Experieince in South Korea

Despite South Korea's booming tourism, there is still a lack of English-language information, keeping foreign vistors from deeply experiencing the life and culture of the country.

PSY performing the 'horsey dance'.  (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Nov 18, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Gangnam, Seoul Allots Over $300,000 Budget For Construction Of Huge Sculpture of 'Horsey Dance' Popularize By PSY's 'Gangnam Style' Video

The Seoul district of Gangnam is set to construct a huge bronze sculpture of the horsey dance popularized by artist Psy in his song "Gangnam Style."

Six major cancer centers in Korea say meat consumption is not as dangerous as smoking and alcohol consumption. (Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

Dec 01, 2015 PM EST - Diana Tomale

Cancer Centers In Korea Say Meat Consumption Is Much Less Of A Threat To Human Health Than Smoking And Alcohol Consumption

Six cancer centers in Korea believe that meat consumption is much less of a threat to human health as compared to smoking and drinking, which show sufficient evidence that could be linked to cancer.

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