Borders are being shut. Flights are reduced. Can a foreigner enter South Korea while coronavirus rages on? Here is the full explainer.
The Euljiro area in central Seoul remained intact for decades, providing affordable work space to numerous small manufacturers and artisans. But change is coming all at once, and now this thriving community of businesses is under threat.
In a country known for its obsession with appearance and thriving makeup culture, dubbed "K-beauty," some women are starting to say the strict standards of beauty are a form of "corset" imposed by patriarchy, to be removed and discarded.
Over the past 20 years, the South Korean musical industry has experienced explosive growth. But it has failed to develop artistically, depending on big-scale Western productions. The problem lies with local production companies that prioritize profit over quality, some say. But many industry insiders blame the fans.
In smoggy Seoul, a hopeful beekeeper wants to promote urban beekeeping and raise awareness about disappearing honeybees. We met him on a high-rise, coincidentally on the day of the first inter-Korean summit between Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un.