Harvard-educated Lee Jun-seok, the newly installed leader of the People Power Party, said in an interview that he aims to harness generational change.
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Chinese fishing is increasing security risks near South Korea’s tense nautical border, a top Cabinet member in Seoul said.
Conscription has fostered employment perks that can benefit men when they complete their military service — and put women at a disadvantage as they start their careers.
The South Korean defense minister's comments come after a visit by top Biden officials and as the two U.S. allies work to boost regional security against threats such as North Korea.
Lee Nak-yon, who served as Moon’s first prime minister until January 2020, has emerged in opinion polls as a top contender to represent Moon’s progressive bloc in elections next year.
The suicide of Seoul’s mayor amid sexual harassment allegations shamed South Korea’s male-dominated society and the election to replace him is now turning into a battle over women’s rights.
South Korea's status as a cultural juggernaut just got a serious shot of international credibility. "Parasite," a dark comedy about the divisions of wealth and class, became the first foreign-language film in history to win the coveted Oscar for best film. The movie — made ...
Three years ago, Moon Jae-in was among the masses on the streets of Seoul seeking to oust a president accused of ignoring the people's will. Now, his own presidency is facing a similar crisis. Moon was forced to issue a public apology Monday after Cho ...
A deepening feud between Japan and South Korea threatens to undercut next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games as the two sides spar over whether spectators could wave Rising Sun flags during the event.
Japan and South Korea say they're willing to meet over Tokyo's move to tighten regulations on vital tech exports to its neighbor, but neither has much political incentive to climb down from one of their worst economic disputes in decades. Decades of mistrust make it ...