South Korea

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...

School Vice Principal Rescued From South Korean Ferry Found Hanged

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK

The high school vice principal rescued from a doomed South Korean ferry has been found hanged, police have said. Kang Min-Kyu, 52, was one of more ...

'Mom I Love You': The Heartbreaking Messages Sent By Students On Board Sinking Ferry

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

“Mom, This might be the last chance to say I love you” “Dad, I can‘t get out.” “Are you okay son? Son? Answer me...” “The ship is s...

'Almost 300 Missing,' At Least Four Killed As Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

At least four people have died and hundreds remain unaccounted for after a ferry with more than 400 passengers – mainly school students – sank off...

Man 'Left Son To Die' Because He Was Too Addicted To Online Games

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech

A man in South Korea has admitted letting his two-year-old son die because he was addicted to playing online video games. According to Yonhap News ...

North Korea's Drones Are Rubbish

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Tech

South Korea is studying what it claims is a remote controlled airplane drone from it's dictatorial neighbour in the North. Camouflaged in a fetchin...

North Korean Coast Hit By Earthquake Sparking Fears Of Nuclear Test

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK

A magnitude 5 earthquake was recorded off the coast of North Korea on Tuesday morning, sparking fears that Kim Jong-un had carried out his promise to ...

Korea's 'Exploding Donut' And 18 Other Remarkable Pictures From Sea Border Dispute

Posted 31.03.2014 | UK

Remarkable pictures of an explosive dispute between North and South Korea have emerged. Artillery shells were fired into each other's waters as a f...

'North Korea Executes Entire Family Of Kim Jong-Un's Uncle'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK

Kim Jong-un is believed to have ordered the total elimination of his uncle’s biological relatives. The terrifying purge reportedly started straig...

S Korea's Internet Is So Fast It Will Make You Weep

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

You might think we live in a country at the forefront of modern technology but you'd be wrong. Asia are light-years ahead of us particularly in the...

Asia-Pacific Is Leading the World on Carbon Emissions Trading

Adam Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

This article is co-authored with Terry Townshend who is Head of Policy at GLOBE International It is not well know that Kazakhstan -- a nation whose l...

Has A Satirical Tweet About North Korea Fooled The World?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Reports of North Korea's exploits are always worth being extra-skeptical of, but it seems Western media as a whole may have been duped by what could b...

Was Kim Jong Un's Uncle Executed By A Pack Of Starving Dogs?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Last month it emerged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s “traitor” uncle Jang Song Thaek was executed, after being accused of plotting against th...

Kim Jong Un 'Very Drunk' When He Ordered Executions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

North Korean despot Kim Jong Un was extremely drunk when he ordered the execution of two close aides to his uncle Jang Song Thaek, a Japanese newspape...

Kim Jong Un's Uncle 'Executed By Machine Gun Fire'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Kim Jong Un's "traitor" uncle is believed to have been executed by machine gun fire, after being accused of plotting against the regime, as well as pa...