Stories By Korea Bureau Chief Lim Yun Suk
125 Aug 2014 Mon
South Korea's parliament has been presented with the scenario that the country could go extinct by 2750, if the country's fertility rate stays at last year's 1.19 children.
225 Aug 2014 Mon
The concept of cremation has taken another turn in South Korea, as some people are now turning the ashes of their loved ones into beads.
318 Aug 2014 Mon
Pope Francis has wrapped up his first trip to Asia, calling for peace on the divided Korean peninsula. Speaking at a special reconciliation mass in Seoul's main cathedral on Monday (Aug 18), he said all Koreans are members of one family.
416 Aug 2014 Sat
Nearly one million turned up in the capital Seoul on Saturday (Aug 16) for Pope Francis to beatify 124 Korean martyrs who were killed in Korea for their faith in the 18th and 19th centuries.
515 Aug 2014 Fri
Hit Korean movie Roaring Currents has brought the ongoing spat between South Korea and Japan to the forefront as ties between the two countries are at one of the worst levels in recent years.
613 Aug 2014 Wed
Pope Francis' five-day South Korea visit which begins Thursday (Aug 14) will not only be his first trip to Asia since he took over the papacy, it is also the first visit by a pope to any Asian country in almost 20 years.
712 Aug 2014 Tue
The South Korean government is not taking any chances against Ebola. It has heightened quarantine checks at airports and is considering importing an experimental Ebola drug from Japan.
811 Aug 2014 Mon
Asian women are travelling to South Korea for plastic surgery, but some face problems getting back home after going under the knife. Thus, some clinics are issuing certificates to explain why they look different from the picture on their passports.
928 Jul 2014 Mon
North and South Korea on Sunday marked the 61st anniversary of the Armistice Agreement that ended the Korean War.
1022 Jul 2014 Tue
South Korean police confirm that body found last month belonged to fugitive owner of the ill-fated Sewol ferry which sank in April resulting in around 300 deaths.