Stories By Lim Yun Suk
121 Apr 2015 Tue
South Korean Prime Minister Lee Wan-Koo offers to resign over bribery allegations that have rocked the country’s government. Details of the scandal surfaced earlier this month after a business tycoon was found dead.
217 Apr 2015 Fri
Jindo Island – which is closest to where the Sewol ferry sank last year - used to be a popular tourist spot. But images of the scenic and peaceful island of Jindo are tarnished with the sinking of the ferry that killed more than 300 passengers.
316 Apr 2015 Thu
South Korean president, Park Geun-hye has pledged to raise the sunken Sewol ferry, bowing to a key demand by families of the victims. But this did not appease grieving family members, who cancelled a major event in Ansan to register their dissatisfaction with President Park.
415 Apr 2015 Wed
Family members of the Sewol ferry victims are visiting the submerged vessel which has been lying underwater since it capsized and drowned more than 300 people on board.
515 Apr 2015 Wed
The civilian divers who risked their lives during the search and rescue operations of the Sewol ferry disaster in 2014 are struggling to cope in the aftermath of the tragedy.
614 Apr 2015 Tue
A year after the incident, parents of the Sewol ferry victims continue to press the South Korean government on why their children had to die in the tragedy.
713 Apr 2015 Mon
There is still no explanation as to why passengers were told to stay put while the ferry was sinking - a question family members of those who died in the incident such as Mr Chung Sung-wook want an answer for.
811 Apr 2015 Sat
Female sex workers across the country have signed and submitted a petition to court asking for the abolishment of the Special Law on Prostitution as it threatened their livelihoods and infringed on their rights.
903 Apr 2015 Fri
A cookbook penned three centuries ago and passed down for generations offers a taste of Korea unique to anyone who has tried popular dishes like bulgogi and bibimbap. South Korea and the guardian of this cookbook are now hoping to bring a new appreciation to traditional dishes at home and abroad.
1031 Mar 2015 Tue
The Bank of Korea cut rates to a record low of 1.75 per cent this month, and Koreans are looking for higher returns overseas.