TIME talks with Sheila Miyoshi Jager, author of the new book Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea, on how a 20th century war continues to influence Korean geopolitics
Some 1,500 South Korean students who dream of attending elite American colleges are scrambling after the U.S.-based administrator of the SAT cancelled the scheduled May 4 session of the exam because of allegations of widespread …
Fans of pelvic thrusts are going to love Psy’s new single. At a concert in Seoul on Saturday night, the South Korean star debuted the music video — and cheeky dance moves — for his new song, “Gentleman.” The show, which kept …
Nobody does bluster better than Pyongyang. In the past few weeks the country’s hardworking propagandists declared a “state of war” with South Korea, announced plans to restart a plutonium-producing reactor and threatened the U.S. …
The North Korean leadership almost certainly does not want to go to war. So what’s with all the saber rattling?
Why some South Koreans are calling their country the Republic of Suicide
South Korea is stepping up its campaign against school bullying in the wake of a young victim’s suicide last week
Asiana Airlines’ female cabin crew comes one step closer to winning a long fight with the carrier over its 10-page list of appearance guidelines.
South Korea is an emerging power. And because it lies in a geopolitical hotspot, with an economy dependent on exports, the new president’s direction of foreign policy will matter.
TIME Asia associate editor Emily Rauhala discusses the story behind the story of Park Geun-hye’s historic win as South Korea’s first female President
As South Koreans vote today, the race between Park Geun-hye and Moon Jae-in looks too close to call.
TIME talks to Daniel Tudor, author of ‘Korea: The Impossible Country,’ about the upcoming presidential election.