Stories By Lim Yun Suk
107 Jul 2016 Thu
In a statement, its foreign ministry urges Pyongyang to improve its human rights record, which can include harsh treatment for families of North Koreans who defect to the south.
206 Jul 2016 Wed
This is raising fears of flooding in South Korea, especially on the back of the torrential rainstorms in recent days.
318 Jun 2016 Sat
While South Koreans are living longer these days - many are expected to pass 100 years - government records show a sizable number of elderly Koreans are living in poverty, and they are forced to keep working in order to get by.
402 Jun 2016 Thu
The tiny island of Gapado is a testbed for clean energy solutions for Jeju Island, which aims to be carbon-free by 2030.
516 May 2016 Mon
During his visit, Mr Widodo will meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye as part of a bilateral summit, where he is expected to discuss several issues, especially economic ties.
606 May 2016 Fri
President Park Geun-hye wants to make sports such as golf affordable to everyone, hoping more Koreans will play at home rather than going overseas.
727 Apr 2016 Wed
An international organisation is helping dog farmers to give up the trade in a country where around two million dogs are slaughtered and consumed every year in South Korea, with about 17,000 dog farms across the country.
816 Apr 2016 Sat
Relatives of the victims whose bodies are yet to be recovered have made Jindo their temporary home, wanting to be as close as they can to their loved ones.
915 Apr 2016 Fri
The government aims to complete the project, which reportedly costs around US$72 million, before the end of July.
1011 Apr 2016 Mon
South Korea's Unification Ministry, which handles North Korea issues, said that a senior diplomat who was posted in an African country had defected to the South with his family as well.