South Korea

South Korea Grounds Planes So Their Students Can Take Exams In Silence

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Well, you can't accuse South Korea of not being dedicated to their younger generation's future. The country went so far as to ground planes so its ...

Fashion, Solidarity and Reform in the Anglo-Kurdish Relationship

Gary Kent | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

MPs, many of whom once struggled to place Kurdistan on a map, are better informed and understand that Kurds are efficient allies in the common fight against Daish. This is eroding the deep resistance to involvement in Iraq, which came to be defined as a disaster of the first magnitude, and maybe Syria.

Planet Appetite: Korean Kimchi Is Good for You

Rupert Parker | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Although it's usually made with cabbage, there are over 200 varieties of Kimchi in Korea, and fermentation produces lactic acid bacteria which protect against cancer, boost the body's immune system and keep your skin young.

This Drum Battle Between US Marines And The South Korean Army Bands Is Both Impressive And Uplifting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Things You Don't See Every Day, No.542: A drum-off between the III Marine Expeditionary Force band and the Republic of Korea Army band. Starting o...

Can Coding Help Us Get Ahead?

Rachel Swidenbank | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Tech
Rachel Swidenbank

20 years ago we were leading the way in technological advancements, and now our children will be provided with the skills that will present them with the opportunity to become the new masters of technology.

South Korea Sends 'Banned' Choco Pies To North Korea By Helium Balloon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Activists in South Korea have sent bundles of banned chocolate snacks across the border to the North via a series of helium balloons. Choco Pies a...

Korean Baseball Team Unveils Robot Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

A South Korean baseball team, the Hanwha Eagles, has unveiled a new legion of 'robotic' fans designed to let people watching at home participate in li...

The Curse of the Female Gender in North Korean Party Rhetoric and Beyond

Niki O'Brien | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK
Niki O'Brien

These statements against Guen-hye's gender are far from unusual as a by-product of the sexist nature of the North Korean regime, and bring into view a much wider issue facing both female North Korean citizens and refugees - their systematic exclusion and increasing exploitation.

The How to Guide of Teaching, Living, and Dating in South Korea

Toni Rae | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Rae

Living overseas is not just an admirable endeavor, it is a complete lifestyle change. Back in 2008, after my third lay off at the ripe old age of 25, I chose to take a position teaching English in South Korea at Yang Yang Girls' High School. Now here are some things you should know about teaching in South Korea...

Write to Learn

Stephen_Brown | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK
Stephen_Brown

Monday's news that Asia had received top marks in the 2014 global education index was received warmly right across Asia, and by many of us in the development community too.

'I Think I Look More Handsome' Says Man Who Had 10 Eye Surgeries To Look Asian (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An ex-model who claims to have endured 10 surgical procedures on his eyes to make him appear more Asian, has spoken about his dramatic new look. X...

This Man Had 10 Surgeries To Make Him Appear More Asian. Check Out The Results (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

UPDATE: 'I Think I Look More Handsome' Says Man Who Had 10 Eye Surgeries To Look Asian (PICTURES) A Brazilian man has undergone 10 surgical procedu...

A Day After Very Unusual Apology For Horrific Building Collapse, Kim Jong Un Reverts To Type

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

Normal propagandistic broadcasting from North Korea's news agency has resumed, the day after it offered a rare apology from the dictatorship for the c...

North Korean Goverment Makes Rare Apology For Building Collapse (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK

The North Korean government has made a rare public apology over the collapse of an apartment block in Pyongyang that could have killed many people. ...

PICTURES: The Contrast Of Bleak, Desolate North Korea With The Bustling, Colourful South Will Break Your Heart

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

The stark, harsh contrasts between life in North and South Korea are laid bare in this striking photo series. Photographer Dietner Leistner’s im...

Diver Dies While Searching For Bodies In South Korean Ferry

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK

A civilian diver searching for bodies in the doomed South Korean ferry that sank last month has died, authorities have said. Officials said the 53-...

'Mom, This Looks Like The End': Video Captures Ferry Passengers In Their Final Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

"Should I call Mom? Mom, this looks like the end of me." These are apparently the heartbreaking last words of one of the tragic victims onboard the...

WATCH: Footage Shows Rescue Of Captain From Stricken South Korean Ferry

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

Footage has emerged that shows the moment the disgraced captain escaped from the South Korean ferry that sank with the loss of at least 187 lives. ...

Bodies Of 48 Schoolgirls Found In One Cabin Of Doomed South Korea Ferry

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK

The bodies of 48 young girls wearing lifejackets have been discovered in a single 30-capacity cabin of the doomed South Korean ferry. Ten days afte...

10 Powerful Images Of Mourners Honouring Victims Of Ferry Disaster

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

Seven days after hundreds of excited school children set off aboard the ferry Sewol to Jeju Island, most will never come back and a country has been l...

Children's Corpses Reveal Horrifying Last Moments Onboard South Korean Ferry

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

Many of the children's bodies recovered from the sunken South Korea ferry in the past two days had broken fingers, according to reports - suggesting t...

Divers Break Down Cabin Walls To Retrieve Ferry Victims' Bodies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

Search teams are breaking down the walls of the cabins in the now underwater cabins of the capsized South Korean ferry to retrieve more bodies of the ...

Ferry Captain's Actions 'Like Murder', Says President

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has accused the captain and some crew members of the sunken Sewol ferry of committing "unforgivable, murderous a...

'Deeply Ashamed' South Korean Ferry Captain Gives Emotional Public Apology

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK

The "deeply ashamed" captain of the ferry that capsized off the coast of South Korea has given a public apology to the families of the victims. In ...

Arrest Warrant Sought For S Korean Ferry Captain

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK

An arrest warrant is being sought for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank, it has emerged. Warrants are also being sought for two other...