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Secret Illustrations Could Someday Brighten Seoul's Monsoon Season

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.04.2015 | Good News

The storm doesn’t always have to pass before we see a rainbow. In fact, this group of artists would like passersby to witness a burst of color d...

Korean Families Say Goodbye Again

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.22.2015 | World

"Let’s meet again in the afterlife." Those were the emotion-filled words uttered by Oh In Se, an 83-year-old North Korean man, as he said goodb...

Korean Couple Reunited After 65 Years Apart

HuffPost Korea | Sara Elkamel | Posted 10.20.2015 | World

  Soon-gyu Lee and In-se Oh were separated six months after they got married, and have spent the intermediary 65 years stuck on opposite si...

Korean Families Divided By War Reunite -- For A Brief Time

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.20.2015 | World

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These Pancakes Should Be Your Winter Staple

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.15.2015 | Taste

There's a lot you can do with pancake batter -- pizza, dumplings -- but fill it with the right ingredients and it becomes jeon, Korea's take...

'Miracle' Reunion: Orphaned Sisters Start Work At The Same Hospital After 40 Years Apart

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.13.2015 | Good News

One night, as a child, Holly Hoyle O’Brien woke up in tears. "My daddy died, I have a sister, we need to find her," she told her paren...

North Korea Says It's Ready For War With Massive Military Parade

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.11.2015 | World

North Korea is "ready to fight any kind of war" waged by the U.S., leader Kim Jong Un said Saturday, and the hermit kingdom had a giant mili...

North And South Korea's Propaganda War May Have Erupted On New Front: Karaoke

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.04.2015 | World

SEOUL, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Weeks after South Korea began blasting K-pop and anti-Pyongyang broadcasts from loudspeakers along the border with the recl...

Syria Names A Park After Kim Jong Un's Grandpa

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.31.2015 | World

North Koreans gathered Monday in the Syrian capital of Damascus, where authorities held a ceremony dedicating a park to the Hermit Kingdom's late fou...

Floods Hit North Korea, Killing Dozens And Stranding Thousands

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.26.2015 | World

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused "massive" damage on the ...

North And South Korea Take Steps To De-Escalate Tensions

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.24.2015 | World

SEOUL, Aug 25 (Reuters) - North and South Korea reached agreement early on Tuesday to end a standoff involving an exchange of artillery fire that had...

North, South Korea Hold High-Level Talks To Defuse Fears Of War

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.22.2015 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- The first high-level talks in nearly a year between South Korea and North Korea stretched into the early hours of Sund...

4 Things You Need To Know About The Current Conflict Between North And South Korea

HuffPost Korea | Wan Heo | Posted 08.25.2015 | World

Tensions between North Korea and South Korea escalated this week as the countries exchanged fire across the border on Thursday. North Korea blame...

South Korea Confirms NYU Student Is Detained In North Korea

AP | KIM TONG-HYUNG | Posted 05.04.2015 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea confirmed on Sunday that North Korea detained a South Korean student of New York University, but said it was s...

North Korea Says Detained 2 South Korean 'Spies'

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2015 | World

By James Pearson and Jack Kim SEOUL, March 27 (Reuters) - South Korea demanded the immediate release on Friday of two of its...

The Unbelievable Story Of A Woman Who Taught North Korea's Elite Undercover

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke and Milos Balac | Posted 10.30.2014 | World

With a dictatorial regime, a powerful security apparatus and ruthless crackdown on dissent, what goes on in North Korea has long remained a secret for...

Nuclear Safety Cooperation Can Bridge Asian Geopolitical Rifts

H.E. Yun Byung-se | Posted 12.07.2014 | World
H.E. Yun Byung-se

If one asked, "where do most daunting challenges to global peace and security come from?" most would venture the Middle East and the Eurasian regions. Unfortunately, Northeast Asia is now adding its name on this list of conflict zones. The tectonic plates there are shifting under our feet.

Warships From South Korea, North Korea Exchange Warning Shots

AP | KIM TONG-HYUNG | Posted 10.06.2014 | World

KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Warships from the rival Koreas exchanged warning shots Tuesday after a North Korean sh...

Carolyn Gregoire

This Buddhist Monk Has Devoted His Life To Ending Suffering In North Korea | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.06.2014 | Religion

The traditional goal of Buddhism is to reach a state of enlightenment, which can be achieved by a lifetime of meditation and quiet contemplation. But ...

North Korea To Send Cheering Squad To South Korea

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 09.12.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday it will send a cheering squad to the coming Asian Games in rival South Korea that its athletes pla...

The Stark Difference Between North And South Korea In 10 Stunning Photos

Posted 05.29.2014 | World

Today, it is hard to believe that North and South Korea were ever a united land. The repressive northern state and its wealthy southern neighbor l...

North, South Korea Exchange Fire In Disputed Waters

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's artillery shelling near a South Korean warship patrolling disputed waters was likely a warning, not an attac...

Report: North Korea Exiles Over 100 To Remote Mountains

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.14.2014 | World

Watching a video filmed in a foreign country can get you banished in North Korea, as over a hundred people in the nation's capital have reportedly fou...

North Korea Holds Live-Fire Artillery Drills, South Says

AP | JUNG-YOON CHOI | Posted 04.29.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea conducted live-fire artillery drills near its disputed western sea boundary Tuesday, South Korean officials sa...

NKorea Calls South's President 'Despicable Prostitute' With Obama As Pimp

AP | Posted 06.28.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has expressed outrage over a rhetorical attack on President Park Geun-hye by the North Korean government that ...