Pyongyang is warning that the two Koreas are inching closer to nuclear war. It's a threat that many South Koreans have been hearing over the years. But this time, residents of the south Korean island of Baengnyeong are taking these threats more seriously.
Noxious dust storms rising up from Mongolia have plagued Korea. Now a small group of Korean and Mongolian activists are working together to attack the problem by planting trees in the Gobi desert. The World's Daniel Grossman has the story.
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?
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.