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.
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.
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.
Today's Geo Quiz is about peace or the lack thereof on the Korean peninsula. The Korean War armistice was signed in 1953 but never followed by a formal peace treaty. The question we have for you is simply: where was it signed?
On the eve of the G20 summit in Seoul, Simon Johnson, professor at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the former chief for the International Monetary Fund, explains the issue.
The Korean War officially began 60 years ago. In that time, life in North and South Korea has grown further and further apart. Now, families separated by the war have little in common with their relatives across the border. Michael Rhee reports.
South Korea is a long way from Tennessee, where rockabilly got its start decades ago. But as Jason Strother reports from Seoul, there's at least one Korean band that's trying to get listeners swinging to the sounds of boogie-woogie and rhythm and blues.