In 2003, a Farmer Killed Himself to Protest Globalization. Little Has Changed
For years, farmers have said free trade policies have harmed them. Will the world finally start listening?
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South Korea Trials Lazers on Road Crossings to Distract People From Their Phones
The country has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities in the developed world.
K-Pop’s Squeaky Clean Image Tarnished by Recent Sex Scandals Involving Its Biggest Stars
The multi-billion industry has a serious problem of sexual misconduct and abuse of power.
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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'.
Hackers just stole the names and addresses of 1,000 North Korean defectors
The defectors are living in exile in South Korea, but many still have families still in the north.
These countries are warning their citizens not to smoke weed in Canada
The dawn of legal weed in Canada has prompted stern warnings from Japan, South Korea and China to its people.
‘Burning’ Is the Angry As Hell Movie We Need Right Now
A conversation with Steven Yeun and director Lee Chang-dong about South Korea, Donald Trump and why young people are so pissed off right now.
South Korea Warns Citizens Not to Smoke Weed in Canada
South Koreans have to follow the law of their home country when away and that means no cannabis.
South Korea's #MeToo Movement Wants to End the 'Epidemic' of Spy Cam Porn
Women in South Korean are taking back public spaces.
BTS Vaults iTunes Charts After South Korea Saves Mexico's World Cup Chances
South Korea's surprise defeat of Germany ensured that Mexico would advance to the knockout stage, and Mexican fans are showing their gratitude seemingly by downloading K-pop.
North Korean media spins the summit into an even bigger win for Kim Jong Un
The KCNA news agency reported Kim not only secured the end of America’s “war games," he also got U.S. to agree to lift sanctions.
A Guide to the Messy, Multi-Sided State of North Korean Diplomacy
As Trump and Kim Jong-un prepare to finally meet (or not), other Asian powers are watching—and working behind the scenes.