Jason Strother reports that the Olympic torch will arrive in South Korea this weekend and human rights activists in Seoul want to use the event to focus attention on China's forced repatriation of North Korean refugees.
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.
The World has given some thought to the musical trends that have stood out over the past decade. From K-pop to viral videos to a resurgence in vinyl, host Marco Werman highlights some of these trends, and more.
The film forces viewers to confront the theme of economic inequality around the world. And in South Korea, that theme hits especially hard as people struggle against a slacking economy, unstable geopolitics and ever-surging living costs.
South Korea sought murder charges against leaders of a secretive church at the center of a ballooning coronavirus outbreak in the country and health authorities have announced a second death in the United States.
Outside China, South Korea has the highest number of COVID-19 cases. On Tuesday, the Korea Centers for Disease Control (KCDC) announced the number of infections had surpassed 5,000 and attributed at least 28 deaths to the virus.
While an increasing number of countries are tightening their borders in an effort to halt further infections, South Korea is taking a different approach. But a rise in imported cases threatens to roll back some of the country’s progress.
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