South Korea Ferry Disaster: Prime Minister Resigns

The prime minister of South Korea resigned on Sunday. The act comes amid a growing wave of criticism heaved at the Korean government over its handling of the Sewol incident and subsequent rescue efforts. Former Prime Minister Chung Hong-won said…

South Korea Ferry Disaster: Over One Hundred Dead

It has been nearly one week since the Sewol sank into waters off the southern coast of South Korea. In recent days, the death toll has risen sharply. Over a hundred bodies have been recovered thus far with many more…

Sunken South Korean Ferry’s Captain Arrested

A South Korean ferry sank off the country’s southern coast on Wednesday. Lee Joon-seok, who captained the Sewol during the tragic incident, was taken into police custody on Saturday along with two other crew members. Lee faces five separate charges,…

Ferry Sinks in South Korea Leaving Hundreds Missing

A passenger ferry sank off the coast of South Korea on Wednesday morning, leaving hundreds missing and at least six people dead. The ship flipped flipped while sinking, possibly trapping hundreds of passengers inside. According to a report from The…

South Korean Ship Sinks Into Freezing Waters

A South Korean passenger ferry sunk into the freezing waters off the nation’s southwest coast on Wednesday, according to

North Korea Drone Found on Island “a Toy”

A suspected North Korean drone was found on a border island between North and South Korea after a series of dual competing military drills. The two countries fired around two hundred shells into empty waters Monday. The Associated Press reported…

North Korea Fires On South; South Korea Retaliates

North and South Korea exchanged hundreds of artillery shells across their western sea border on Monday. Earlier on Monday, North Korea announced it would be conducting military exercises such as live-fire drills in seven areas north of the maritime boundary.…

North Korea Fires 30 Missiles Into The Sea of Japan

Last Saturday, North Korea test-fired 30 short-range missiles off their east coast and into the Sea of Japan, according to reports from South Korea’s Joint Chief of Staff. “The missiles are estimated to have flown about 60 kilometres (37 miles),”…

Gamers Are Now Student Athletes at Top South Korean University

Although we’re coming around to it, there’s no doubt that places like South Korea are a little more into eSports than we are. But if a South Korean mother did happen to get a bit concerned with the amount of…

Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold

Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The win was a minor upset for South Korea, and a record setter for Russia. Sotnikova scored an overall 224.59 points, with 149.95…