One year ago, recycling firms temporarily stopped collecting recyclable waste at apartment complexes in and around Seoul. South Korean media was quick to blame China for causing the "garbage crisis" without looking at all the facts.
It was a sight to behold: at least 12,000 women shouting at the top of their lungs in central Seoul, enraged by South Korea's widespread spycam pornography, enraged by what they perceived to be police inaction, even discrimination. Here is their story.
Around half of all gamers in South Korea are women, but the industry is still largely male-dominated. Sexual objectification of women is prevalent, whether on game illustrations or actually in the playing field. There is also an alarming taboo against being a feminist.
On Apr. 27, Kim Jong-un stepped on South Korean soil for the first time. It was also the first time a North Korean leader came to the South in nearly 70 years. Here is our photo essay on the ground, recording the historic morning of the inter-Korean summit.
South Korea's summit with North Korea is happening in less than a week. It's seen as an important stepping stone for Kim Jong-un's expected meeting with Donald Trump sometime in May. What does North Korea want? What are some unspoken issues?
CJ CGV is offering discounts to moviegoers on April Fool's. Dress like a foreigner, or speak in a foreign language. Is this delightful and funny, or a pandora's box of cultural appropriation?
The South Korean women's curling team are the biggest stars of the moment. But the "Garlic Girls" probably don't know that during the Olympics, they were part of a debate involving a phrase commonly known in Korea through Japanese porn.