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.
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.
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.
‘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 abroad and that means no cannabis.
South Korea's #MeToo Movement Wants to End the 'Epidemic' of Spy Cam Porn
Women in South Korea are taking back public spaces.
The VICE Guide to Sex
The Rise of South Korea’s Sex Shop Industry
Thanks to changing attitudes toward sex and new laws governing adult toys, South Korea’s sex shops are moving out of the shadows and into the mainstream.
Police Suspect a Shipwreck Filled With Tons of Gold Was a Cryptocurrency Scam
All traces of Shinil Group are vanishing from the internet.
The World's First Non-Korean K-Pop Group
We met up with the members of EXP Edition to find out why they’re trying to become the genre’s next breakout stars.
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.
'My Life Is Not Your Porn': Women Lead Historic Spy Cams Protest in South Korea
Thousands of women gathered in Seoul this Saturday to protest the ongoing problem of hidden spy cams, which are used to secretly record women in public spaces for pornography.
The North Korea Situation Is a Total Mess Right Now
As Trump and Kim Jong-un prepare to finally meet (or not), other Asian powers are watching—and working behind the scenes.