“We’ve had bowling balls, blankets and bricks in the past. And once we found a fridge. But things have got a lot better now.... Now we just get a few spoons and rice bowls here and there.”
Now more marginalized than ever, how do South Korea's conservative hardliners view the current situation on the Korean Peninsula? Meet outspoken retired air force general Hahn Sung-chu.
Supporters call it the 'key.' Critics like Elon Musk call it 'dumb.' Hyundai Motor recently launched the Nexo, its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. Can the perpetual "fuel of the future" become a viable source of energy in South Korea, and beyond?
This month marks 70 years of 4.3, one of the worst cases of violence perpetrated by the South Korean state against its own citizens. A different sort of tour shows Jeju beyond the teddy bears and postcard beaches.
Shin Ji-ye is the Green Party's provisional candidate for the upcoming Seoul mayoral elections in June. She's probably not going to win. But her platform provides shrewd, progressive insight into some of Seoul's -- and by default, South Korea's -- most pressing problems.
North Korea has recently been making unprecedented gestures at peace. Its cheerleaders have touted the 'one nation' rhetoric in the recent Olympics. But what do South Koreans, especially the younger generation, think of unification?