SEOUL The apparent suicide of a second K-pop artist in a month has cast renewed focus in South Korea on vicious personal attacks and cyber bullying of vulnerable young stars, and how it mostly goes unpunished. | Video
SEOUL, Oct 16 Sulli, a former South Korean
singer-actress, was a rare taboo breaker in a world where K-pop
stars' every move is strictly monitored by their management, but
her death has exposed the dark side of the industry that
propelled a global craze.
SEOUL Sulli, a former South Korean singer-actress, was a rare taboo breaker in a world where K-pop stars' every move is strictly monitored by their management, but her death has exposed the dark side of the industry that propelled a global craze. | Video
SEOUL Boasting an overgrown beard and grey wavy hair, 65-year-old Kim Chil-doo glared into the wall, poised and confidant, as he practiced his runway walk among young, pin-thin models at an academy in Seoul earlier this month. | Video
SEOUL There were no tearful hugs when 81-year-old South Korean Jung Hak-soon met her North Korean nephew and sister-in-law for the first time.
GYODONG ISLAND, South Korea Retired South Korean farmer Hwang Rae-ha would love to see his mother again, but nearly 70 years after he last set eyes on her, he says he would settle for a photograph. | Video
SEOUL With missile tests, nuclear threats and ruthless destruction of opponents, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been an ominous presence hanging over the South. | Video
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Visitors coming to Phoenix Snow Park for the Winter Olympics' freestyle skiing and snowboarding events are being stopped in their tracks by a jarring red banner that marks the front lines in a battle between local business owners and Games organisers.
SEOUL North Korea hosted a group of foreign officials and journalists on Thursday in a rare opening of an industrial zone jointly run with the South, a week after the regime executed the powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong Un.