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North Korea Ramps Up The Rhetoric After South's Suspension Of Operations In Industrial Zone

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.11.2016 | World

PAJU, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea said it was kicking out all South Koreans from the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone on Thursday, ...

South Korea To Suspend Operations At Joint Factory Park With North

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.10.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday it would suspend operations at a jointly run factory park just inside North Korea following the North...

North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket It Says Is Carrying Satellite

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 02.07.2016 | World

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbors and the United States denounced the launch ...

North Korea Trash Talks South Korea With Exploding Garbage-Filled Balloons

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.04.2016 | World

North Korea is literally fighting dirty in its latest battle with its southern neighbor.  For the past few weeks, the communist nation ha...

North Korea Sent 1 Million Propaganda Leaflets Into South

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.18.2016 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has launched an estimated 1 million propaganda leaflets by balloon into South Korea amid increased tensio...

U.S. Troops Put On Highest Alert For Any North Korea Provocation

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 01.11.2016 | World

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U.S. Flies B-52 Bomber Over South Korea In Show Of Force Against North Korea

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 01.10.2016 | World

The United States deployed a B-52 bomber on a low-level flight over its ally South Korea on Sunday, a show of force following North Korea's nuclear t...

U.S. Flies Bomber Over South Korea In Show Of Force Against North Korea

Bloomberg | Chloe Angyal | Posted 01.10.2016 | World

The U.S. flew a B-52 long-range bomber over South Korea in a show of force after North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test....

Why South Koreans Are Immune to North Korea's Threats

Dohoon Kim | Posted 01.08.2016 | World
Dohoon Kim

I'm not saying what happened wasn't dangerous, but the fact is Koreans in less than a day have turned away from that news. To be honest, even the day it happened, people here didn't make a huge fuss about it.

What Can Possibly Be Done About North Korea?

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 01.07.2016 | World
Daniel R. DePetris

The United Nations Security Council called an emergency meeting on the North Korea less than 24 hours after the test occurred in what can only be described as the same, never-ending story of attack, counterattack.

Despite H-Bomb Doubts, North Korea’s Nuclear Test Threatens Sanctions

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.07.2016 | World

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - North Korea said it successfully tested a nuclear bomb on Wednesday, drawing threats of further sanctions ...

North Korea Says It Successfully Tested Hydrogen Nuclear Bomb

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.06.2016 | World

SEOUL, Jan 6 (Reuters) - North Korea said it successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear bomb on Wednesday, prompting skepticism among...

Korea's First-Ever Openly Gay Student Council President Speaks Out

HuffPost Korea | Sara Elkamel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

BoMi Kim has been the student council president at Korea's most prestigious university, Seoul National University, since late November. She is a...

Kim Jong Un Claims North Korea Has Hydrogen Bomb

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.10.2015 | World

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un claims his country now has a hydrogen bomb.  "We managed to become a great nuclear power capable of defending ...

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...