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South Korea to study composition and effects of flavored cigarettes. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Nov 18, 2015 PM EST - Diana Tomale

South Korea's Health Ministry Plan To Conduct Research To Determine If Flavored Cigarettes Contain Harmful Substances

The Health Ministry of South Korea plans to conduct a research to find out if flavored cigarettes contain harmful substances. According to reports, flavored cigarettes are popular in South Korea.

South Korean School

Oct 26, 2015 AM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

‘Death Experience’ School Launched In South Korea’s Attempt To Lower Suicide Rates

Hyowon Healing Center was launched recently.

South Korean teens playing online games. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Nov 09, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Internet Dream Village in Jeolla Province Helps Teenagers Suffering From Smartphone and Internet Addiction

The government of South Korea has established a boot camp for the growing number of smartphone and internet-addicted teenagers in Jeolla Province known as the Internet Dream Village.

Photo by: Gaël Chardon / Flickr) Middle-aged South Korean men find career in start-up businesses.

Oct 24, 2015 AM EDT - Diana Tomale

Middle-Aged South Korean Working Men Find New Career In Start-Ups While Waiting For State Pension

Some middle-aged South Korean men leave their jobs to try start-ups while waiting to reach 60 years old and get state pension. Most of these people target the restaurant and shop sectors.

South Korea (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Nov 04, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Seoul Experiences Heavy Smog And Haze From Coal Powered Plants And Winds Blowing From China

Seoul's dust level has reportedly been the highest this season as coal-powered plant contribute to air pollution, as well as the wind blowing from China, whose reportedly using fossil fuels to generate heat in their homes.

North Korea (Photo by Xiaolu Chu/Getty Images News)

Oct 23, 2015 AM EDT - Therese Agcopra

$50 "Notel" Is North Korea's Window to the Outside World

The handy "notel" is North Koreans' way of enjoying foreign media content otherwise banned by the government.

Research suggests that a 20-minute walk could help reduce vulnerability to seasonal allergies. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images News)

Oct 23, 2015 AM EDT - Therese Agcopra

Study in South Korea Shows a 20-Minute Walk Could Help Prevent Seasonal Allergies This Autumn

A team of researchers led by Prof. Kang Hye Ryun in Seoul National University Hospital shows lower levels of vitamin D could cause allergic rhinitis.

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 - Staff Reporter

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.

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