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Russian warship ‘carrying £100 billion in gold’ discovered off South Korea

A South Korean salvage team has discovered the wreck of a Russian warship that was sunk in a naval battle 113 years ago and is believed to still contain 200 tons of gold bullion worth 150 trillion won, or £100 billion.<p>The Russian Imperial Navy cruiser Dmitrii Donskoi was discovered at a depth of …

North Korea

Moonwalking: South Korea's wage, hours policies backfire for jobless, low income workers

SEOUL (Reuters) - President Moon Jae-in wants South Koreans to work less and earn more – and to achieve that his government has hiked the minimum wage and slashed the maximum length of the working week. But Heo Jeong, who serves barley tea samples at a Lotte Mart store in Seoul, says she lost a …

South Korea

Muddy waters: South Korea hold world's largest mud festival of its kind

Splash mud over strangers, push others into the muddy pool, and cover yourself with mud from head to toe. All of these actions make sense at the mud …

South Korea

Busan Named Lonely Planet’s “Best Place to Visit in Asia for 2018”

Busan was named the top destination on global travel authority Lonely Planet's "2018 Best in Asia list" – an agenda-setting collection of the …

Asia

How Bad Is Racism in South Korea?

You might have heard some horror stories about racism in South Korea. And yes, depending on where you are and who you interact with it does get “that …

South Korea

These colorful glamping pods are tucked into a South Korean mountain range

South Korean firm Atelier Chang has installed a series of colorful glamping pods in a remote South Korean mountain range. Tucked deep into a green …

Design

A Food Lover’s Guide To Seoul

Journeys<p>July 3, 2018 | BY Mina Park<p>All you have to do is turn on the TV to see that Koreans are obsessed with food and have high standards and loud …

South Korea

A South Korean ‘prison’ for people seeking peace and quiet

A former prosecutor came up with a bizarre antidote those seeking solitude: being locked in a cell for two days.<p>After working nearly 100 hours a week every week for six months, lawyer Kwon Yong-suk started wondering if solitary confinement in prison might be a better alternative to his situation.<p>A …

Volunteering

A South Korean organic food 'paradise' in Brazil

Due to a scarcity of agricultural land in South Korea, organic brand Doalnara has expanded its operations to Brazil, where it combines healthy diet …

South Korea

South Korea witnesses the birth of a sport from the future: drone soccer

The mechanical whirring of rotor-blades, electronic dance music blasting on speakers, and a light spectacle powered by countless LEDs. Like a scene …

Drones

4 reasons to visit Jeju-do, ‘the Hawaii of Korea’ | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

It is dubbed “the Hawaii of Korea” for its grey-and-yellow beaches. But Jeju-do, which is also known for its volcanic clay and green tea-derived …

Jeju

South Korea: Buddhist temples to be listed by UNESCO

Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson travels to some of the South Korean Buddhist temples that are expected to be listed as World Heritage sites when the UNESCO committee meets in Bahrain this week.<p>Seven Buddhist mountain temples in South Korea will be added to UNESCO's list of world heritage sites.<p>One of …

South Korea

'Two whites don’t make a Wong': Feeling like an outsider as an interracial adoptee

I've always known I was adopted because I have white parents.<p>In school, people talked about what traits they got from each of their parents: their …

Middle School

Korean BBQ Sauce

I learned the essence of American barbecue when I worked as a cook in Atlanta, and I still crave that sticky, smoky, tender meat. We capture those …

Recipes

Cold Brew Iced Tea Is the Summer Habit We Just Can’t Kick

Is homemade iced tea <i>ever</i> as good as you want it to be?<p>For me, the answer to that question has always—at least, until recently—been no. Once upon a time, my iced tea routine was either needlessly uncertain or needlessly complicated. I’d make concentrated hot tea and pour it over ice, just <i>hoping</i> it …

Tea

The world’s most expensive and cheapest cities to live as an expat

The most expensive to city to live in the world as an expat is Hong Kong, according to one of the most comprehensive surveys of its kind.<p>The 24th annual Cost of Living Survey by Mercer, the world’s largest human-resources consultancy firm, ranked 209 cities where companies are most likely to send …

Hong Kong

Ayodhya to get memorial park honouring Queen Hu, the Princess of Ayodhya who became Queen in Korea

Queen Hu Hwang ok is believed to have married King Suro of Korea in 48 AD.

South Korea

Inside notoriously ritzy Gangnam, 'the Beverly Hills of South Korea' that's home to the country's biggest celebrities

Ever since PSY's international mega-hit "Gangnam Style" in 2012, people all over the world have heard the name of Seoul's most affluent district.<p>But few know what the area called "the Beverly Hills of South Korea" is actually like.<p>While the district is an economic hub for some of the most powerful …

South Korea

South Korea crushes it in J.D. Power's 2018 Initial Quality Study

The myth of Korean cars being cheaply made and problematic to own should, by now, be well and truly busted. But, if you've had your head in the sand for the last few years, here's some fairly definitive proof for you: J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study has Genesis, Kia and Hyundai in its top three …

Engines

South Korean cars rank highest for quality in new survey — but Detroit isn't far behind

If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you can expect to pay more than ever. Industry data shows that prices have risen to record highs — but what you’ll likely get for your money is a vehicle with fewer problems than ever before.<p>New vehicle quality has improved for the fourth consecutive year, …

Kia Motors

The Science Behind South Korea's Race-Based World Cup Strategy

Whenever you bring together dozens of different countries from around the globe, there's bound be some cross-cultural confusion. The World Cup is no exception.<p>And if you're Shin Tae-yong, coach of the South Korean national team, you figure out how to work that confusion to your advantage. In a …

Taeyong

A picture-perfect Seoul neighborhood is fighting back against tourists

Visiting hours for Seoul’s Bukchon Hanok Village will be strictly 9 to 5.<p>That’s part of a new slate of rules recently proposed by the Seoul Metropolitan Government for the neighborhood, known for its well-preserved traditional Korean houses known as <i>hanok</i>, which date back to the Joseon dynasty …

South Korea

Bot-No-Jaem: The Korean YouTube star famous for doing nothing

A South Korean student has achieved instant fame, an adoring female fan base, and primetime TV appearances through viral YouTube videos in which he does practically nothing in front of the camera.<p>Highlights of YouTuber Bot-No-Jaem’s 1-7 hours-long livestreaming sessions include adjusting his …

Livestreaming

The quirky charm of South Korea

I recall very little of my first visit to Paris. I’m sure we did all the usual touristy stuff, like climbing the Eiffel Tower and stuffing our faces …