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China's Plan to Become High-Speed Rail Power in Southeast Asia on Track

AsiaToday | Posted 07.21.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - China's grand plans to become a high-speed rail power in Southeast Asia is on track as a part of i...

[IN&OUT KOREA] "Millennials = Give-up Generation" Story of Ordinary Korean Youth

AsiaToday | Posted 07.06.2016 | World
AsiaToday

Source: Pixabay AsiaToday reporter Goh Jin-ah - The match between Go master Lee Se-dol and Google DeepMind's artificial intelligence (AI) program Alp...

Chinese Illegal Fishing Threatens World Waters

AsiaToday | Posted 06.12.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - Chinese illegal fishing is threatening world waters. While foreign countries that are hit by illeg...

Obama Mourns Dead In Hiroshima, Calls For World Without Nuclear Arms

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics

HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bom...

This Livestream Of Stray Cats Eating Is A Good Sign For Korea's Felines

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 05.07.2016 | Weird News

A livestream of a stray cat feeding station in South Korea has the Internet losing its mind, but the video isn’t just cute — it could be an import...

The Delicious Dish That You're Probably Too Afraid To Pronounce

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 05.03.2016 | Taste

If you've ever refrained from ordering something because you didn't know how to pronounce it, we totally feel you. But no one should be deprived of th...

Kim Jong-un - Before They Were Famous

Outspeak | Posted 04.22.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

What do 'MasterChef' Korea, Dennis Rodman, and a Swiss private school all have in common? Some ties to Kim Jung-un, of course. The eccentric dictator is back making headlines with another painfully ironic story that the western world can't help but eat up.

A Rare Asian Gem in a Lovely Corner of Paris

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Behind the chic Parc Monceau, the darling park enclosed by massive golden gates, hides a little arts museum often overlooked on the trail of blockbusters such as Le Louvre, Orsay, or Beaubourg.

Conan Goes To Korea And Learns Taekwondo ... Well, Sort Of

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.14.2016 | Comedy

During his recent trip to Korea, Conan O'Brien had the opportunity to train with Master Sung and his students in the art of taekwondo. Sung and his st...

Here's Why I Walked Around Seoul Dressed As Drag Queen ‘Hurricane Kimchi'

Heezy Yang | Posted 04.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Heezy Yang

I donned my Hurricane Kimchi style -- high heels, makeup, wig -- and decided to roam the streets of Seoul.

Watch Conan O'Brien Get In A Snowball Fight With Buddhist Monks

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.12.2016 | Religion

During a recent trip to South Korea, Conan O’Brien visited the Bokwangsa Buddhist temple in search of enlightenment. Unfortunately, the comedian's d...

25 Trip-Worthy Spots Away from Seoul

Duke Stewart | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Duke Stewart

Photos by Christina Riley of DukeStewartWrites.com Seoul is an awesome city with so much to do that many of its residents and visitors want to leave....

A Revealing Q & A with Suzanne Whang of the New Comedy Film, A Weekend With The Family

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.30.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

A Weekend With The Family plays like an African-American version of Meet The Parents with just as many, if not more, laughs. In the film, Whang plays Sue Clancy, a traditional Korean-born woman married to a black man named John (Dorien Wilson).

I Lost The Election Because I Defended Korea's LGBT Community, But I Have No Regrets

Kwangjin Kim | Posted 03.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Kwangjin Kim

I will do whatever it takes to make Korea a country with widespread respect and harmony. I trust that our citizens know that the power of love transcends that of hate.

Nearsightedness Has a Far-Reaching Impact As the Myopia Epidemic Spreads Around the Globe

Maureen Cavanagh | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Cavanagh

The good news is that myopia can be corrected by a trained eye doctor prescribing eyeglasses, contact lenses or laser surgery. Also, we can change behavior to modify the risks that modern lifestyles put on our vision.

Inclusive Institutions Key for Economic Growth

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 03.20.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

The key to a nation's prosperity or failure is institutions, rather than culture, education or geography. But institutions come in different flavours,...

Yi Hwan Kwon: Sight Lines (Do Not Adjust Your Screen)

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.16.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Yi Hwan Kwon: Beach, 2013, hand-painted acrylic Yi Hwan Kwon's eccentric and arresting sculptures and environmental installations are both the sites ...

5 Offbeat Countries To Visit This Summer

Drew Goldberg | Posted 03.18.2016 | Travel
Drew Goldberg

With summer creeping up around the corner, it's time to start thinking about your upcoming travel plans! After visiting 75+ countries since 2012, I...

Time for action on North Korea's human rights black hole

H.E. Yun Byung-se | Posted 03.09.2016 | World
H.E. Yun Byung-se

The following statement was delivered on March 2, 2016 at the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland Mr. President, This year, we commemorate ...

7 Things You Have to Try in South Korea

Natasha Gabrielle | Posted 03.09.2016 | Travel
Natasha Gabrielle

Whether you're planning a trip or are thinking about living abroad, South Korea offers an amazing and unique experience for all. From the rich culture...

New Ways to Stop North Korea, an Unprecedented Serial Offender

H.E. Yun Byung-se | Posted 03.09.2016 | World
H.E. Yun Byung-se

Even though your mandate is to disarm, let me ask you to arm yourselves with a spirit of flexibility and compromise to revitalize this Conference. I truly hope that this Conference will summon the wisdom and initiative to break the deadlock and open new ground. Thank you.

I Sincerely Hope That I Represented The Korean People's Voice During My 10-Hour Filibuster

Eun Sumi | Posted 02.28.2016 | World
Eun Sumi

I sincerely do not want the length of my filibuster to be highlighted, or to be praised for setting a record. I want to know if I represented the people's desires on the podium.

Korea and NATO: rising to the Northeast Asian and global challenges

H.E. Yun Byung-se | Posted 02.22.2016 | World
H.E. Yun Byung-se

The following keynote speech was delivered on February 11, 2016, at the Security Talks at the Prince Carl Palace event in Munich, Germany. State Mi...

Darkness at High Noon

John Feffer | Posted 02.19.2016 | World
John Feffer

As the world focuses on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis in Europe, and the primary slugfest in the United States, the two Koreas are heading toward a catastrophe in the Far East.

A Great Achievement in Economic Diplomacy

Matt Gold | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
Matt Gold

A free trade agreement (FTA) expands economic opportunity in foreign markets for American workers and businesses, while doing the same for their foreign counterparts in our market. The increased trade improves the overall economy of each country. But, in order to avoid unwanted side effects, modern FTAs do more.