South Korea

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
7.23.19
NORTH KOREA

South Korea: Trump and Kim Are Ready for Another Summit

Trump walked out of the last one, but South Korean President Moon Jae-In says he doesn't see it as a failure.
David Gilbert y Noah Kulwin
6.26.19
Munchies

Man Acquitted on Charges He Tried to Fatten Himself Up with Fried Chicken to Avoid Army Service

Prosecutors argued that the 22-year-old Korean man intentionally gorged himself on chicken and booze before his physical exam.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.15.19
NORTH KOREA

This is not good news for relations between North and South Korea

Pyongyang is pulling out of the inter-Korean liaison office after new U.S. sanctions
David Gilbert
3.22.19
geothermal energy

A Geothermal Plant Likely Caused South Korea’s Second-Worst Earthquake

A government-commissioned survey found that fluid injection at a geothermal plant in Pohang was a probable cause for the destructive quake.
Sarah Emerson
3.20.19
NORTH KOREA

South Korea thinks Kim Jong Un might start testing missiles again

Seoul is “closely tracking and looking into all activity for possible scenarios including a missile launch.”
David Gilbert
3.11.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This woman is hoping Trump will help her return home to North Korea

She left her home in North Korea eight years ago, and she’s desperately been trying to make her way back ever since.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
3.6.19
Op-Ed

Spam Is 'Trendy' Now Thanks to Decades of American Imperialism

Ironically, Americans introduced Spam to countries abroad, only to then cast it off and eventually rediscover it.
Bettina Makalintal
2.25.19
NORTH KOREA

South Korea supplied oil to North Korea and didn’t tell anyone

The revelation comes amid a standstill on denuclearization talks between Washington and Pyongyang.
David Gilbert
1.23.19
Hacking

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.
Paul Vale
12.28.18
NORTH KOREA

North Korea just tested a new “ultramodern” weapon

Kim Jong Un was “excited” to have witnessed the event.
David Gilbert
11.16.18
Film

‘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.
Karen Han
10.26.18
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