Seoul approves first fertilizer aid to North Korea since 2010

South Korea on Monday approved a civic group’s plan to provide fertilizers to the North, marking the first authorization of the politically sensitive aid since 2010. The decision will allow the Ace Gyeongam Foundation to shore up...

Korea’s rape laws self-contradict

Earlier this month, a 21-year-old marine was sentenced to one year and six months in prison for sexually abusing at least four of his male subordinates over the course of 20 occasions in 2013, including forcing them to perform ora...

Seoul to host event on urban park project

Seoul City will open an overpass near the Seoul Station to the public next month as part of efforts to promote its controversial urban restoration scheme, dubbed Korea’s version of “High Line Park.”Seoul Metropolitan Government...

Korea sends rescue team, aid to Nepal

South Korea said Monday it would dispatch search and rescue staff and medical personnel to Nepal as relief assistance pours into the country, following a massive earthquake that has left thousands dead and others injured. An advan...