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    For Seoul’s Poor, Class Strife in ‘Parasite’ Is Daily Reality

    Like the family in the Oscar-winning film, many in Seoul’s so-called dirt-spoon class dwell in basements...

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    Goo Hara, K-Pop Star of Group Kara, Is Found Dead

    The 28-year-old singer, known as Hara, was found in her home on Sunday in Seoul, South...

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    The Populist Pastor Leading a Conservative Revival in South Korea

    Invoking God, patriotism and family values, the Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon is creating a backlash against the...

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    South Korean Clinic Performed Abortion on Wrong Woman, Police Say

    The police said they planned to ask prosecutors to indict the clinic’s doctor and a nurse...

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    She Fled Famine in North Korea, Then Died Poor in a Prosperous Land

    A woman who fled famine in North Korea and her 6-year-old boy died alone and impoverished...

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    Kim Jong-un Calls North Korea’s New Rocket System ‘an Inescapable Distress’ to Enemies

    North Korea tested a new type of multiple-launch guided rocket system that could expand the North’s...

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    South Korean Dies After Self-Immolation at Japanese Embassy in Seoul

    Anti-Japanese sentiment in South Korea has often led to dramatic protests in front of the embassy....

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    Oscar for ‘Parasite’ Quenches Koreans’ Long Thirst for Recognition

    As Bong Joon Ho’s film received Academy Awards for best picture and best director, the honors...

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    The Heroine of This Korean Best Seller Is Extremely Ordinary. That’s the Point.

    “Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982,” a surprise hit when it was published, ignited what Cho Nam-Joo called...

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    South Korea Holds Elections, Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

    The outbreak has disrupted global political calendars, but the country’s early parliamentary voting so far has...

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    As South Korea Eases Limits, Virus Cluster Prompts Seoul to Close Bars

    With no vaccine in sight, the country is urging people to reclaim more of their daily...

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    Yes, Those Were Sex Dolls Cheering On a South Korean Soccer Team

    FC Seoul wanted to add a little festivity to an empty stadium. Instead, it’s apologizing to...