low birthrate

Se-Woong Koo
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No-Kids Zones and the Myth of "Parasitic Mothers"

A year ago, a friend of mine, a female radio producer in Seoul, confided that visiting someone who had just given birth horrified her. She talked about this young mother as being cooped up in the apartment all day while her husband worked, and feeling her intelligence diminishing to the

Jieun Choi
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S. Korea's Cutest Alleged Killer's Birthday Bash Makes a Splash

In a photo, a white french bulldog with black spots around its dolly eyes stares innocently into the camera while perched on a young woman’s lap, just behind a birthday cake lit with eight candles. Though cute, Bugsy is an alleged killer, and the posting of this scene engendered

Daniel Corks
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Weekly Brief: August 29th - September 4th

Sunken Ship, Sinking Commission The Sewol Special Investigation Commission held its third hearing into the causes of the tragic ferry disaster from April 2014, despite the government’s attempts to disband it. The government claims that the commission’s term is up and no further hearings on the