South Korea

weird

South Korea Allows Import of Hyper-Realistic Sex Dolls

Critics of the ruling argue that these dolls can be customised to look like real people without their consent
Elaine YJ Lee
4 days ago
Fashion

These Ornate Butterfly-Shaped Sunglasses Have the Internet Obsessed

The Korean brand GODSOMWARE is taking eyewear to the next level with their beautifully intricate designs.
Laura Pitcher
8.1.19
Money

A Six-Year-Old Korean YouTuber Just Bought a Home Worth $8 Million

Her multimillion-dollar purchase comes after critics accused the star’s parents of child abuse and profiting off her wild success.
Meera Navlakha
7.30.19
News

Japan Is Starting to Feel South Korea’s Boycott on Their Exports

Japanese companies are reporting significant losses as the trade war between the two countries reaches new heights.
Meera Navlakha
7.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

South Korean Women Are Fighting Societal Pressure through the #NoMarriage Movement

A collective rejection of marriage and motherhood has empowered South Korean women to oppose the government's pressures for them to have children.
Meera Navlakha
7.25.19
russia

South Korea Fighter Jets Just Fired 360 Warning Shots at a Russian Aircraft

Russia hasn't said what its aircraft was doing there, but it fits a pattern of the Kremlin trying to stoke tensions in the region — and it worked.
David Gilbert
7.24.19
LGBTQ

South Korean Military’s Anti-LGBTQ Law Fosters a Culture of Abuse

Amnesty International’s new report reveals disturbing evidence of violence and bullying towards gay and trans soldiers.
Meera Navlakha
7.12.19
News

South Korean Actor Kang Ji-Hwan Is Arrested for Suspected Sexual Abuse

Huayi Brothers announced earlier today that the actor will also no longer be starring in 'Joseun Survival'.
Lex Celera
7.11.19
Culture

K-drama Couple Files For Divorce And Breaks The Internet

After two years of marriage, the “Descendants of the Sun” stars are ready to call it quits. Their fans are not handling it well.
Lex Celera
6.27.19
Culture

Senior Citizens in South Korea Turn To Modeling and Youtube For A Career Change

Life does begin when you’re 60.
Lex Celera
6.24.19
LGBTQ

Inside the Dance School Fighting for a Safe Queer, Feminist Space in Seoul

Luddan is part of a growing movement that’s using art to break apart South Korea’s gender binaries.
Hahna Yoon
6.21.19
Music

Red Velvet’s Latest Single ‘Zimzalabim’ Takes You On A Whimsical Carnival Ride

The K-pop girl group is back with a trippy new EP and single.
Lex Celera
6.20.19
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