In a city 75km east of Seoul, Tottenham forward Son Heung-min's father Son Woong-jung isn't content with his son's fame and builds an empire that would produce a steady supply of future football stars.
North Korea is a hard country to report on for journalists from any country. But even in South Korea, right next to the North, the problem of misreporting is dire, for reasons that go beyond lack of sources.
The Moon Jae-in administration's ambitious plan to overhaul the national health care system has invited its share of criticisms. But what does the so-called "Mooncare" entail and is it really feasible?
The number of Koryo Saram — ethnic Koreans from Russia and Central Asia — in South Korea has jumped more than six times since 2007. But they remain an invisible minority, often misunderstood and ostracized.
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.
The new regime has promised two permanent memorials: the 416 Life Safety Park in Ansan, and the now-upright Sewol Ferry in Mokpo. On the 4th anniversary of the Sewol, what does the Gwanghwamun Plaza look like and how do citizens envision its closure?
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.