1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com
Two South Korean women forcibly drafted into Japanese military brothels during World War II have cancelled a meeting with a Japanese mayor who sparked outrage by calling them a wartime necessity.
4 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo
Incheon city bus tours cater to a range of tastes and can prove quite enlightening, as two Malaysians with an interest in Buddhism discovered recently when their day trip from the western port city led them to picturesque islands, ancient temples and more.
6 hrs ago | English Dong-A
Japanese official: discussion finished for resuming talks with N. Korea . MAY 24, 2013 06:01. . Isao Iijima, an adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, said Thursday that when he visited North Korea last week, he finished working-level talks for the proposed resumption of negotiations for establishing formal diplomatic relations between the ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Police are asking the Office of the Attorney-General for permission to conduct investigations in South Korea, where a 17-year-old girl was allegedly lured into being a prostitute.
11 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Seoul: South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Thursday its latest flagship Galaxy S4 had become its fastest selling smartphone to date, topping 10 million units globally less than a month after its debut.
11 hrs ago | The New York Times
At Wednesday night's annual graduation gala held by Parsons the New School for Design, a fund-raising event that brought in nearly $1.7 million for the school's scholarship fund, four students took home the school's top awards.
15 hrs ago | Energy Tribune
South Korea imported 4.18 million barrels of Iranian crude oil in April, equivalent to 139,400 barrels per day , Reuters reported citing the latest official data on Wednesday.Earlier in January, statistics by Korea Customs Service indicated that Seoul bought 793,361 metric tons, or 188,000 bpd, of crude oil from Iran in December 2012 which showed a ... (more)
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19 hrs ago | Korea Herald
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.
19 hrs ago | Korea Herald
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.
20 hrs ago | Japan Herald
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.
Brain centers and mechanisms of consciousness have not been well understood, resulting in a need for better monitors of consciousness during anesthesia.
Despite her burgeoning fame overseas, pianist Lim Hyun-jung is set to hold her first sole recital in Korea this week.
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.