SEOUL

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Seoul’s Mayor Pledges to Ban Dog Butcheries After Seeing a Movie About a Dog

Mayor Park Won-soon announced that he would crack down on South Korea's dog meat industry after seeing an animated kids' film called 'Underdog'.
Gavin Butler
2.27.19
Skateboarding

Hell and Marble: Inside South Korea's Skate Scene

Just 35 miles from the DMZ, skateboarding in Seoul is thriving.
Sander Hölsgens
4.3.18
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un meets with South Korean officials for the first time ever

The despot is even hosting a dinner.
David Gilbert
3.5.18
cryptocur

South Korea just slapped a hefty tax on bitcoin exchanges

Seoul will rake in billions from the move.
David Gilbert
1.23.18
VICELAND

Eddie Huang Slurps Up Some Noodles in South Korea

The 'HUANG'S WORLD' host visits Seoul to see how the country puts its own spin on global culinary trends.
VICE Staff
8.10.17
Features

Joel Eel's Eclectic Techno Debut Explores Growing Up Korean-Canadian

How cultural guilt and family expectations informed the Toronto producer's new album 'Very Good Person.'
Sofia Luu
6.28.17
travel-world

Americans Living in South Korea Are Getting Nervous About War

Expats like me are increasingly worried about tensions between Donald Trump and the North.
Spencer R. Morrison
6.1.17
Scene Reports

There’s a New Wave of Korean Musicians Thriving Outside the K-Pop Machine

A crop of producers are breaking free from your stereotypes.
VICE Staff
1.30.17
Vice News Tonight

North Korean defectors are becoming social media stars in South Korea

Laurel Chor
1.18.17
South Korea

Prosecutors to question South Korea’s president over alleged corruption

David Gilbert
11.14.16
Writer's Block

Photos of Seoul's Raw, Emerging Graffiti Scene

While graffiti is still a very young concept in Seoul, the country has a fervent core of emerging writers and has also become a destination for members of an international circuit of high-profile vandals. Our graffiti columnist photographed the city's...
Ray Mock
6.26.16
VICE Specials

Watch: On Patrol with South Korea's Suicide Rescue Team

VICE follows a suicide rescue team on the Han River in Seoul, South Korea to understand what the country is doing to end its suicide epidemic.
VICE Staff
5.2.16
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