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.
South Korea has traditionally been a homogeneous society, but now there is a growing population of culturally mixed families. It can be hard for these children to fit in, so the country has just opened its first "multicultural" high school.
In South Korea, it's not unusual to adjust one's natural beauty with a nose job here, an eye lift there. A survey suggests the country has one of the highest per capita rates of plastic surgery in the world. And women often go for the Barbie look.
Lisa Mullins talks with Asia correspondent Mary Kay Magistad about next week's Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul. The Summit is being overshadowed by tensions with North Korea over its nuclear ambitions.
Housing prices have skyrocketed in South Korea in the past five years which is good news for sellers, but bad news for young Koreans trying to buy their first home, as Jason Strother reports from the capital Seoul.