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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 see increase from 2010. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

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.

In South Korea's fashion district, stores only offer clothes in small sizes, forcing

Nov 04, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

‘Plus-Size’ Women In South Korea Face Pressure To Lose Weight Amid Unrealistic Beauty Standard In The Country

In South Korea, stores carry a size that "fits all"--by "fits all" we mean all who are size small.

Tour bus killed 4 people, injured 20 more.

Nov 03, 2015 PM EST - Therese Agcopra

'Project Monsoon' Paints Color Back To The Streets of Seoul in the Gloomy Rainy Season With Water-Activated Paint

Three students from the School of Art Institute of Chicago has come up with an amazing way to add color to the once gloomy monsoon season through "Project Monsoon".

The use of Minecraft as a teaching aid is one of the recent trend in the sciences, said MolCraft creator Mark Lorch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Nov 03, 2015 PM EST - Therese Agcopra

New Minecraft World Called 'MolCraft' Allows Children to Explore Molecular Structures and Their Functions in a Fun Way

"Molecules in Minecraft", otherwise known as "MolCraft", is now being used by teachers in class lectures to introduce children to molecular structures and their functions in a way that's attention-grabbing.

Stem cell research. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Nov 12, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Research Team Increases The Success Rate Of Developing Healthy Embryonic Stem Cells

A South Korean research team from the CHA University Stem Cell Institute led by Lee Dong Ryul was able to successfully enhance the success rate of developing healthy embryonic stem cells from one percent to seven percent.

Cycling in Incheon, South Korea. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

Nov 02, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

Sports-Related Injuries Increase As More South Koreans Opt For Sports and Outdoor Activities

The increasing interest in sports and outdoor activities has also led to an increase in sports-related injuries in South Korea.

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