South Korean authorities are failing to properly tackle the country’s widespread digital sex crimes against women, which have a devastating impact on victims, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report said Wednesday.
Fast food giant McDonald’s on Friday said hackers breached their servers and accessed data from customers in Taiwan and South Korea.
South Korea’s youngest MP apologized Thursday after she provoked fury among BTS fans by using pictures of tattooed singer Jungkook to promote her campaign to liberalize the country’s restrictive laws on inking.
A climate change summit hosted by South Korea has drawn ridicule for kicking off with a promotional video suggesting it was taking place in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang.
Hidden in a South Korean mountain tunnel designed to withstand a nuclear blast, the seeds of nearly 5,000 wild plant species are stored for safekeeping against climate change, natural disaster and war.
Online fiction app Radish is being bought for $440 million by South Korean internet conglomerate Kakao, the two firms said Tuesday, making a multi-millionaire of its 30-year-old founder only five years after he set it up.
Thirty teenagers, thousands of hours of training, dozens of shattered dreams: it all comes to a head next week when the Blitzers will be launched into the cut-throat K-pop market, hoping to become the next BTS.
The heirs to South Korea’s Samsung group announced their plans to pay more than $10 billion in death duties Wednesday — one of the world’s biggest-ever inheritance tax settlements — and donate an art trove including works by Monet and Picasso.
Septuagenarian Youn Yuh-jung, South Korea’s first Oscar-winning actress, has spent decades portraying nonconformist characters, from a vicious heiress to an ageing prostitute, challenging social norms in both career and life.
Thanks to Korean beauty brands, switching to a cruelty-free lifestyle has never been this easy. If you want to patronize brands that pride themselves on their ethical approach, we’ve sorted out the clutter to give you the best beauty labels to try.
Kai of K-pop group EXO made history as the first Korean celebrity to release his collection with fashion powerhouse Gucci. This special capsule collaboration adds a surprising element to Gucci’s classic vibe.
The Brave Girls were losing courage just weeks ago, on the verge of breaking up and abandoning their dreams of K-pop stardom after years of going nowhere.
Asian-American athletes hoping to represent the United States at this year’s Olympics shared personal stories of racist abuse on Wednesday, vowing to use their platforms to raise awareness in the fight against discrimination.
A South Korean professional video gamer has described the “unspeakable” racism he has suffered while based in Texas in a clip that has gone viral on social media, sparking condemnation of the abuse.
Decades before the race to build a self-driving car became a multi-billion-dollar contest between tech giants such as Tesla and Google, a South Korean professor built an autonomous vehicle and test-drove it across the country — only for his research to be consigned to the scrapheap.