South Korea

South Korea

Gift Or Bribe? New South Korean Graft Law Treads On Tradition

SEOUL — Stella came to South Korea on a government scholarship to do a PhD. She says when she arrived from Europe, she found that the degree came with some "unofficial" costs. "I heard that there ...

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Cooking Is Like Praying, When A Buddhist Nun Becomes A Celebrity Chef

The South Korea nun's culinary philosophy has influenced chefs and foodies around the world.

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South Korea, Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Education?

High education levels and salary expectations have created something of a disconnect between Sout...

South Korea

Finding Humor In A Harrowing Escape From North Korea

Choi fled to freedom in South Korea, where he has managed to turn his frightening experiences int...

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Seoul Corruption And Female Power

-Analysis- It's just a coincidence, but the symbolism is too hard to ignore. Two days ago, as every year on March 8, the world was celebrating women for, among other things, their "economic" ...

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Korean Fried Chicken, How Seoul Owners Are Winging It

South Korean fried chicken franchises are popping up all over the country. Tight competition is s...

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Make Room For Robots In South Korean Middle Schools

For more than a decade, South Korea has been a pioneer in the use of robots to aid teaching. Now,...

South Korea

Is The Smartphone Past Its Peak?

The ills of the Smartphone industry go beyond the meltdown of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7. A market sector that was still booming not so long ago is now expected to suffer losses this year for the ...