Kim Nan-hee, a 58-year-old housewife, sometimes secretly wishes she hadn't supported her son's wedding four years ago. She and her husband, a retiree in his late 60s, spent almost 200 million won (US$182,000) for his wedding and housing.
Grieving parents of the victims of last year's South Korean ferry sinking completed a 46-kilometer (28-miles) marathon march on Sunday to call for an independent probe into the tragedy.
North Korea fired short-range projectiles into the sea for a second consecutive day Friday in an apparent protest against ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills, South Korean officials said.
North Korea has decided to support a proposed walk across the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas by prominent women including Gloria Steinem, and organizers say they hope South Korea will give its approval as well.
Seven members of an Asia-based organized crime syndicate have been arrested for exploiting more than 500 women mostly from China and Korea in a prostitution ring that spanned Canada, authorities said Thursday.
A new smartphone app developed in Seoul aims to help North Korean refugees overcome one of the biggest challenges they face in adjusting to life in South Korea -- speaking Korean.
South Korea's top mobile messenger operator launched a new web-based cab-hailing service Tuesday to compete with California-based Uber, whose service has been subjected to crackdowns from state regulators.
South Korea's two retail giants Lotte and Shinsegae are duking it out to attract the growing number of rich Chinese shoppers visiting the country.
South Korea on Friday urged North Korea to immediately release two of its citizens detained in the country over alleged espionage, the latest in a series of arrests in the North of foreign nationals.
The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday harshly criticized North Korea for the "systematic abduction" of foreigners, after a U.N. investigation found the country had snatched up to 200,000 foreign nationals.
North Korea on Thursday denied involvement in cyberattacks on South Korea's nuclear power plant operator, accusing Seoul of fabricating a story to shift the blame for high cross-border tensions.
South Korea announced Thursday it would seek membership of the Chinese-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), despite U.S. opposition to the new multinational lender which Washington sees as a threat to the World Bank.
Workers from South Korean company Hydis, which was combined with Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc. (元太科技) in 2008, protested in front of the Labor Ministry yesterday against E Ink's closing of their South Korean factory.
South and North Korea blocked access to their Kaesong joint industrial zone Monday after a fire broke out near a cross-border road and spread across the closely guarded frontier, officials said.