North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire today in one of the most dramatic confrontations between the two since the Korean War ended without a peace treaty. Reporter Jason Strother has reaction from South Korea.
North Korea said today that military acts are pushing Korea to the brink of war, but China warned against such acts near its coastline. Three days ago North Korean artillery shelled South Korean island of Yeonpyeong. The World's Jason Strother has more.
Learning English is the norm for most South Korean grade school students. But it's expensive to bring in native English speakers. So the government is starting to experiment with another kind of English teacher: robots. Jason Strother reports.
In South Korea, direct physical punishment was banned in all schools last month. And now teachers and students there are mixed over what alternative should take its place. From Seoul, reporter Jason Strother has the story.
North Korea is often portrayed as a country in a time-warp. But as Jason Strother reports, the number of cell phone users has grown dramatically, since the arrival of an Egyptian mobile network in 2008.