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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.

South Korean students pose in the shape of the 'aids ribbon' during an event to promote the awareness of Aids at Cheonggyecheon on December 1, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea.

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.

Massage chair

Oct 06, 2015 PM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

Relaxation Parlors Open In South Korea For Stressed-Out Workers

Relaxing is becoming a priority in South Korea.

South Koreans protest against Japanese

Oct 06, 2015 PM EDT - Therese Agcopra

Japanese Textbooks Allegedly Contain Errors That Distort Historical Accounts Relating to South Korea

Over the past five years, tension between Japan and South Korea has been festering due to the subdued accounts of wartime aggression in Japanese textbooks.

Physician talking to a patient | By: Don Mason | Getty Images

Oct 19, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korea To Charge Extra 500-Won For Saturday Morning Visits To Local Clinics And Oriental Medicine Clinics

Local clinics and oriental medicine clinics have implelemented a 500 won increase in Saturday morning consultations amid a large number of workers scheduling their medical visits on weekends.

South Korean genomic research provider Macrogen aims to help people live longer without disease. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images News)

Oct 21, 2015 PM EDT - Diana Tomale

Genomic Research Provider Macrogen Aims To 'Help People Live Longer Without Disease'

Founding CEO of genomic research provider Macrogen says their primary vision is to "help people live longer without disease."

More women suffer from sleep disorders due to work and child-rearing. (Photo by Paula Bronstein / Getty Images News)

Oct 20, 2015 PM EDT - Diana Tomale

More And More South Korean Women In Their 30s Suffer From Sleep Disorders

The number of patients of sleep disorder continues to increase. Last year, some 415,000 patients were given medical expenses for the disorder.

Father and son watching a fashion show in Beijing. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Oct 08, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Korea Institute Of Child Care And Education Study Shows That A Father's’ Participation In Childcare Helps With Child's Overall Development

According to a study by the Korea Institute of Child Care and Education (KICCE), children grow up to be more socially, emotionally and mentally sound when their fathers are more involved in the childcare process.

(Photo by: Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images News) South Korea's last MERS patient tests negative on Thursday.

Oct 02, 2015 AM EDT - Diana Tomale

South Korea's Last MERS Patient Tests Negative For The Virus After Two Examinations

South Korea starts their 28-day countdown to be declared as MERS-free after the country's last patient for MERS virus tests negative on Thursday.

Data shows that over 18,000 South Koreans left the urban life last year to settle in rural areas. (Photo by  Handout / Getty Images)

Nov 09, 2015 PM EST - Diana Tomale

Statistics Shows That Young South Koreans In Their 30s Leave The Cities To Settle In Rural Areas

More and more South Koreans are leaving the urban cities to live in the rural areas. Statistics shows that most of them are young people in their 30s.

Hit competitive cooking reality show

Oct 07, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Growing Trend Of Male Chefs On Television Leads To An Increasing Number Of Men In South Korea Gaining Interest In Cooking

With an increasaing number of rising male chefs on television, men in South Korea are already gaining interest in the field of cooking with the growing notion of "men who cook are sexy."


Sep 29, 2015 PM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

Singles In South Korea Choose To Spend Holidays Alone

The holidays have become "me" time for singles in South Korea.

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