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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.

From hanok to a profitable guesthouse: How an entrepreneur made a living by giving his traditional hanok a twist.

Nov 16, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korea’s Traditional Jeonju Hanok Village Continues To Attract Millions Of Tourists

In 2013, the popular Jeonju Hanok Village in Jeonju, North Jeolla has been visited by five million visitors, with the number expected to increase to 10 million in the coming years.

Overweight boy eating | By: KANEHISA MURAKAMI | Getty Images

Nov 05, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Childhood Obesity Can Be Linked To Not Eating Dinner With Parents

A research conducted by the Korean Society for the Study of Obesity has found that children who do not eat dinner with thir parents are more likely to develop obesity.

As part of the electronic company’s corporate social responsibility, Samsung to provide ‘Smart School’ Program to 14 chosen institutions.

Nov 04, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

South Korean Musicians Gather to Oppose Government's Plan to Impose Use of Government-Authored History Textbooks in Schools

South Korea musicians are asking the younger generation not to turn a blind eye at the issue of government-authored history textbook being mandatorily used in middle and high schools.

Lee Sang Hyeok a.k.a Faker. (League of Legends Championship Series)

Nov 04, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

Here's Why 19-Year-Old Lee Sang Hyeok a.k.a 'Faker' Is Dubbed The 'Michael Jordan of eSports'

The humble Lee Sang Hyeok a.k.a Faker is dubbed a "god' as his craft that he doesn't need to rattle his opponents through trash talking.

South Korea's depression rate sees increase from 2010.

Nov 04, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

Number Of People Hospitalized For Depression In Korea Reaches Around 525,000 In 2014

Due to South Korea's hyper-competitive culture, more citizens are becoming prone to depression and suicide.

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