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#South Korea

# south-korea - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan

The launch has been met with fury by Japan.

# south-korea - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Mers virus transmitted from one 'super-spreader patient' in overcrowded emergency room

The 35-year-old man infected 82 people including other patients, healthcare workers and visitors.

# south-korea - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Your beloved dead family dog 'reborn'. Animal cloning is big business

At a centre in Seoul, devastated pet owners are ‘reunited’ with a twin of their deceased animal.

# south-korea - Monday 27 June, 2016

Seoul brings in traffic signs telling smartphone addicts to look up more often

The pilot scheme will warn smartphone users to pay attention to their surroundings.

# south-korea - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This woman's insane makeup optical illusions will melt your brain It's An Illusion

# south-korea - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

North Korea takes major nuclear step as it test-fires two powerful missiles

The launches have sparked worldwide condemnation.

# south-korea - Saturday 30 April, 2016

South Koreans eat nearly 2.5 million dogs a year, but the industry is dying

Close to 200 dogs were freed from a farm this week.

# south-korea - Friday 22 April, 2016

North Korea wants the South to prove it didn't kidnap 12 women

The North insists they were tricked into defecting by South Korean spies who effectively “kidnapped” them.

# south-korea - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

South Korean men may have been given Viagra as political bribes

The country goes to the polls today.

# south-korea - Sunday 21 February, 2016

'If a regular suddenly stops coming, it usually means he or she has died'

Thousands of retired South Koreans are hitting the dance floors at special discos for the elderly.

# south-korea - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

It looks like North Korea may have executed ANOTHER military leader

Reports suggest that the North Korean army’s chief of staff Ri Yong-Gil was executed earlier this month.

# south-korea - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

An enormous ship has been towed to Spain after it listed almost completely to one side

The Modern Express cargo ship had been described as being like a “moving mountain” by a member of the salvage team.

# south-korea - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Working at Samsung factory caused woman's cancer

Lee Eun-joo was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and died a decade afterwards.

# south-korea - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

South Korea fires warning shots at North after drone peeps over border

The unidentified aerial vehicle flew across the border and encroached into South Korean territory by some “tens of metres”, the defence ministry said.

# south-korea - Sunday 10 January, 2016

US reacts to North Korea's nuclear test with bomber plane flyover

The mission was conducted “in response to recent provocative action by North Korea”, US Forces Korea said in a statement.

# south-korea - Friday 8 January, 2016

These are the K-pop tunes now being blared into North Korea Have A Listen This post contains videos

These are the K-pop tunes now being blared into North Korea

South Korea is hitting back after its rival claimed it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

# south-korea - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Mystery surrounds death of top North Korean aide in car crash

The state’s media is remaining tight-lipped on the death.

# south-korea - Sunday 27 December, 2015

World War II sex slaves and their fight for justice

There’s continued tension between Japan and South Korea over the ‘comfort women’.

# south-korea - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Canadian pastor sentenced to life in prison in North Korea

Hyeon Soo Lim was accused of running an anti-North Korea human rights ‘racket’.

# south-korea - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

South Korean family charged with murder over brutal hotel exorcism

A 41-year-old woman was “severely” beaten, allegedly by a group including her own son.

# south-korea - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Professor jailed for force-feeding student faeces

The man was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

# south-korea - Sunday 22 November, 2015

This couple have found an unusual way of dealing with a long-distance relationship

He’s in Seoul, she’s in New York – but this helps them share their lives apart.

# south-korea - Friday 20 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This couple's photo project will resonate with anyone in a long-distance relationship Miles Apart

This couple's photo project will resonate with anyone in a long-distance relationship

He’s in Seoul, she’s in New York – but this helps them share their lives apart.

# south-korea - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Beautiful and heartbreaking: Families reunited for brief moments after 60 years

North and South Korea will hold another 3-day session of reunions, starting today.

# south-korea - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge This new 'shattered glass' nail art trend looks seriously cool Nailed It

# south-korea - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Two women met at work, bonded - then DNA proved that they're long-lost sisters

Meagan Hughes and Holly Hoyle-O’Brien were separately adopted from South Korea by Americans in the 1970s.

# south-korea - Sunday 27 September, 2015

# south-korea - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here's the damage North Korea could do if it went to war

Tensions between North and South Korea have escalated recently.

# south-korea - Saturday 22 August, 2015

How the North and South Korea talks were sparked by loudspeakers blaring propaganda

South Korea has been blasting pop music and news from the outside world across the border.

# south-korea - Friday 21 August, 2015

Kim Jong-Un has declared a "semi-state" of war

Military tensions between North and South Korea have soared following a rare exchange of artillery fire.

# south-korea - Friday 24 July, 2015

From The42 PGA tour golfer forced to return to South Korea for mandatory two-year military service Rules Are Rules

PGA tour golfer forced to return to South Korea for mandatory two-year military service

29-year-old Sang-Moon Bae has racked up 5.2 million euro in career earnings to date.

# south-korea - Monday 15 June, 2015

# south-korea - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Explainer: A MERS outbreak has killed 14 in South Korea. What are the experts saying?

It’s the largest outbreak of the deadly virus outside Saudi Arabia.

# south-korea - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

This Nobel Prize winner just apologised for saying all women in laboratories cry when criticised

Briton Sir Tim Hunt said his controversial remarks were meant to be taken in a humorous fashion.

# south-korea - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

North Korean defence minister 'executed for dozing off during a rally'

South Korea’s spy agency says Hyon Yong-chol was killed last month in front of an audience of hundreds.

# south-korea - Monday 23 March, 2015

Activists postpone plans to send 10,000 copies of The Interview to North Korea

The move followed warnings of military reprisals.

# south-korea - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From The42 Sports film of the week: Millionaire Gaming Prodigies Reel Stories

Sports film of the week: Millionaire Gaming Prodigies

Our sports film of the week is a documentary following the explosion of eSports in South Korea

# south-korea - Saturday 28 February, 2015

This on-screen lesbian kiss has sparked a huge media storm in South Korea

Homosexuality is not illegal in South Korea – but it carries a significant social stigma, with few openly gay public figures.

# south-korea - Thursday 26 February, 2015

South Korea legalises adultery, condom shares soar

“Even if adultery should be condemned as immoral, state power should not intervene in individuals’ private lives.”

# south-korea - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Pair swallowed by sinkhole in pavement after getting off bus South Korea This post contains videos

Pair swallowed by sinkhole in pavement after getting off bus

They fell 10 feet into the ground.