#South Korea

  • Article: South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy|June 19, 2019

    In the 1990s, a similar famine killed more than 3 million North Koreans. Read more

  • Article: A Mountain of Plastic Has Been Burning for 3 Straight Months in South Korea

    A Mountain of Plastic Has Been Burning for 3 Straight Months in South Korea

    By Joe McCarthy|March 4, 2019

    The crisis highlights South Korea’s unsustainable relationship with plastic. Read more

  • Article: The Very Good Reason South Korean Women Are Giving Up Makeup and Cutting Their Hair

    The Very Good Reason South Korean Women Are Giving Up Makeup and Cutting Their Hair

    Feb. 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We are not dolls, we are human beings." Read more

  • Article: South Korea to Open Major Investigation Into Sports Sex Abuse Allegations

    South Korea to Open Major Investigation Into Sports Sex Abuse Allegations

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 23, 2019

    South Korea’s human rights commission is opening its largest-ever inquiry into abuse in sports. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Urges World to Wake Up to Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis

    Angelina Jolie Urges World to Wake Up to Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Nov. 5, 2018

    The humanitarian called for a ceasefire in the country while visiting refugees in South Korea. Read more

  • Article: Seoul Begins Offering Free Menstrual Products to Help End Period Poverty

    Seoul Begins Offering Free Menstrual Products to Help End Period Poverty

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 12, 2018

    Young girls in the city now have access to free period products in several public spaces. Read more

  • Article: North and South Korea Vow Peace, Promise Joint Bid to Host Olympics

    North and South Korea Vow Peace, Promise Joint Bid to Host Olympics

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 19, 2018

    "The era of no war has started.” Read more

  • Article: Seoul Will Now Check Public Toilets Daily as Anger Boils Over 'Spycam Porn'

    Seoul Will Now Check Public Toilets Daily as Anger Boils Over 'Spycam Porn'

    Sept. 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Perpetrators in South Korea are using tiny, hidden cameras to film women in public places. Read more