Tag: south korea

At the time of this post, 292 people are still reported missing. The ship was on its way to a nearby resort island.

This is so ass-backwards I don’t even know where to begin. The video above, reportedly from KCNA, North Korea’s official news agency, shows a man crossing the country border between North Korea and South Korea and then being violently dragged away by South Korean officials. If you view the video from the mindset of those […]

It’s Saturday, so why not watch this water fountain show at Lotte Department store in South Korea?

2013-miss-korea

Plastic surgery can do a lot. And when you live in a society like South Korea’s which culturally accepts plastic surgery as a normal practice, well, you get this — the 2013 Miss Korea contestants. This is certainly not isolated to Korea, but this particular set-up of faces drives home the larger issue like no […]

North Korean defectors who have successfully made it to South Korea through a system of secret trips and passages must go through a 3-month resettlement class at the Hanawon Resettlement Center. Here, North Koreans will be briefed on common etiquette, laws, safety guidelines, as well as interrogated to make sure they are not North Korean […]