38 min ago
Korea likely to legalize - right to die'
Terminally ill patients who have no other medical options but to hang on to life with essential treatment will likely be given the right to die starting next year.
38 min ago
War, childhood and family secrets
Korean-born American writer Maija Rhee Devine was just getting ready to study abroad after graduating from the English literature program at Sogang University in Seoul, when a family secret that had been buried all of her 20-something years suddenly burst into open: Her parents were not her biological parents.
1 hr ago
Seoul shares slide as Nikkei Chinese PMI spark fears
South Korean shares extended losses and ended down 1.24 percent on Thursday as a sharp slide in the Tokyo share market and weak Chinese factory activity data prompted investors to run for cover.
5 hrs ago
Schindler Chairman Says Hyundai Elevator Reneged on Takeover
Billionaire Schindler Holding AG Chairman Alfred Schindler said Hyundai Elevator Co.
Wed May 22, 2013
Seoul cinema takes on Arab and Indian flavors
Seoulites may want to take a short break from local and Hollywood films in May and June, as two upcoming film festivals are bringing Indian and Arab movies to the city.
Common Brain Processes of Anesthetic-Induced Unconsciousness Identified
Brain centers and mechanisms of consciousness have not been well understood, resulting in a need for better monitors of consciousness during anesthesia.
Pianist Lim Hyun-jung Prepares for Belated Solo Performances at Home
Despite her burgeoning fame overseas, pianist Lim Hyun-jung is set to hold her first sole recital in Korea this week.
Seoul: If You Only Do One Thing in Seoul, Let It Be a Late Night Food Tour
No Seoul/jokes jokes this week, guys. We're just going to tell it like it is in celebration of American Airlines' new route to Seoul, South Korea , a city so hugely underrated and yet so majorly cool.
Mysteries of Korean education
Mysteries of Korean education . MAY 22, 2013 05:54. . Korean people are well-known for their zeal in education.
Asia News Network
SEOUL: Korean retailer fined for faking Prada discount
South Korea's Fair Trade Commission said on Tuesday it slapped fines of 5 million won on Shinsegae and issued a corrective action order for faking handbag discounts on its online shopping mall, a violation of the electronic commerce law.
Nikkei Net Interactive
OPINION: Despite Strains, Japan-S Korea Ties Vital
There is a national memorial honoring Korean independence hero Ahn Jung-geun in Namsan Park, located halfway up Namsan, a mountain that stands in central Seoul.
Tue May 21, 2013
Bank of Japan Affirms Easing After Surge in Bond Yields: Economy
The Bank of Japan affirmed a plan to double the monetary base over two years after a jump in bond yields highlighted risks associated with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign to revive the economy.
North Korean leader sends 'special envoy' to China
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dispatched a high-profile official and close confidant to travel to China on Wednesday as a special envoy while Beijing is under pressure to rein in its belligerent neighbor.
Abe's Sophistry Proves Japan Cannot Be Trusted
In an interview with the U.S. policy magazine Foreign Affairs on Sunday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe likened the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, which houses the remains of Japan's war dead including convicted World War II criminals, with the Arlington National Cemetery in the U.S. "Let me humbly urge you to think about your own place to pay ... (more)
Japan mayor says S Korean troops abused women
South Korean soldiers were guilty of abusing women in wartime, Osaka's mayor said in comments reported Tuesday, days after provoking a storm by labelling sex slaves a military necessity.
B-Boy 'Lil Rock' Wins Red Bull BC One Las Vegas Cypher
Sin City was set afire on Saturday night as the best b-boys from the West Coast went head to head in a fierce battle during the Red Bull BC One Cypher under the lighted canopy at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas.
Voice of America
South Korea See North's Threats at Unprecedented Levels
South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, April 2, 2013.
Eastern Daily Press
Qualifier for international breakdancing competition to be held in Norwich
Breakdancers from across the country are heading to Norwich this weekend to battle it out for a place in an international competition.
Asia News Network
Roads: The arteries of Korea's development
A bird's eye view of the Gyeongbu Expressway, the nation's first and longest expressway, which was completed in 1970 South Korea has invested in making its roads more efficient by combining routes with transport systems based on information technology South Korea's road infrastructure played a critical role in the rapid recovery from the Korean War ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
U.S. to Replace Point Man in Nuclear Talks with Seoul
South Korea and the U.S. will resume talks to revise a restrictive bilateral nuclear energy treaty in Seoul on June 3. The talks will be the first round since the two countries agreed to extend the current treaty, which expires in March 2014, by two years while they try to iron out their differences.