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Sep 22, 2015 PM EDT - Ji Hyun Joo

Jjawang Makes Its Way To The U.S. After Dominating Sales In South Korea

Jjawang is the new Jjapaghetti.

Korean kids playing train | By: Multi-bits | Getty Images

Oct 01, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Daycare Centers In South Korea Now Required To Set Up Security Cameras to Monitor Child Abuse

The Ministry of Health and Wefare of South Korea will be requiring new daycare centers to set up security cameras by Sept. 19.

(Photo by: Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images News) Cases of Avian Influenza were confirmed in South Jeolla by the South Korean government on Monday.

Oct 01, 2015 PM EDT - Diana Tomale

Two New Cases Of Avian Influenza Were Confirmed In Two Open-Air Markets Located In The Southwestern Part Of South Korea

New cases of Avian Influenza were confirmed in two markets located in South Jeolla a few days before the four-day Chuseok holiday starts.

African kids reading a book | By: commerceandculturestock | Getty Images

Sep 22, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Embassy Partners With Africa Book Development Organization To Promote Literacy in Rural Areas in Africa

The South Korean embassy donated books and computers to ruaral libraries as assistance to the Africa Book Development Organization in promoting literacy to indigent communites.

(Photo by: Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images News) More than 16,000 Korean men renounce their citizenship to avoid South Korea's mandatory military service.

Sep 28, 2015 PM EDT - Diana Tomale

More and More South Korean Men Renounce Their Nationality To Evade Mandatory Military Service

An increasing number of South Korean men are renouncing their nationality to dodge the country's mandatory military service.

(Photo by: Handout / Getty Images News) Southeast Asian millionaires plan to build Hallyu Town in Bangkok to bring Korean culture closer to Thai people.

Sep 22, 2015 PM EDT - Diana Tomale

Southeast Asian Millionaires Eye Creation of Hallyu Town in Bangkok To Cater to K-Pop Fans in Thailand

Southeast Asian millionaires plan to build Hallyu Town in Bangkok as more and more Thai people are interested in Korean culture.

Pregnant woman reading a book | By: Lane Oatey / Blue Jean Images | Getty Images

Sep 17, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Pregnant Women In South Korea Practice The Intensive Motherhood Method Called Tae-Gyo

In South Korea, more pregnant women are practicing the 600-year-old tae-gyo in which they engage in pleasant and educational activities to nurture their unborn child holistically.

South Korean hiker | By: The Washington Post | Getty Images

Sep 17, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Government To Launch Slow Hiking Campaign To Remind Hikers To Enjoy The Climb

The government of South Korea launches "Slow Hiking" campaign to encourage hikers to slow down and enjoy as they resort to hiking for destressing.

Woman asleep | By: Indeed | Getty Images

Sep 15, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Too Little And Too Much Sleep Found To Increase Risk Of Heart Disease

A study in South Korea found that poor sleeping habits, whether sleeping too little or too much, may lead to heart disease.

Patricia Kaliati, Malawi's Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare

Sep 15, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean National Commission For UNESCO Donates to Malawi Literacy Programs

The South Korean National Commission for UNESCO donated $40,000 to Malawi for the adult literacy classes textbooks that would aid in the teaching and learning process of adults in Africa.

(Photo by: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images News) Demands for cigarettes in South Korea slowly recovering after the price hike.

Sep 10, 2015 AM EDT - Diana Tomale

Recovering Tobacco Sales In South Korea Shows That Cigarette Consumption Has Not Declined

Despite a price hike on cigarettes in South Korea earlier this year, sales are slowly recovering from the plummet. Reports say that cigarette consumption has gotten strong despite the efforts to curb it.

South Korea's Red Cross volunteers help elders reunite with their families from North Korea | By: Jung Yeon Je | Getty Images

Sep 08, 2015 AM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

Elderly Family Members Set For The Korean Reunion In October May Be Running Out Of Time

Red Cross officials and volunteers of both North and South Korea are already organizing a reunion for families who have been separated since the war in 1950-1953.

(Photo by: Chung Sung Jun / Getty Images News) A study revealed that female South Korean students learn fast from female teachers.

Sep 08, 2015 AM EDT - Diana Tomale

A Study Looks Into The Impact Of Teachers’ Gender On Classroom Performance

A study reveals that teachers' gender affects the classroom performance of students. Female students learn fast from female teachers, while this doesn't have effects on male students' performance.

South Korean elderly women

Sep 07, 2015 AM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Study Could Help with Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer'ss Disease

The latest findings of South Korean researchers could help experts find a method that will efficiently diagnose Alzheimer's disease early on.

June 2015 health workers during MERS outbreak in South Korea | By: Anadolu Agency | Getty Images

Sep 06, 2015 PM EDT - Czarelli Tuason

South Korea Will Improve Quarantine Facilities

South Korea makes plans on improving monitoring and response processes to prevent spread of disease outbreak.

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