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· July, 2013

Stories about South Korea from July, 2013

27 July 2013

South Korea's Military Culture Under Scrutiny After Teen Boot Camp Deaths

Five students drowned at a private summer boot camp after instructors made them take off their life jackets and jump into the sea.

20 July 2013

South Korean Authorities Raid Ex-Dictator's Home, Seize Massive Art Collection

Authorities hauled away 350 works of art worth millions of dollars. But was the raid a meaningful attempt at justice or a political decoy?

16 July 2013

South Korea's Ex-President Accused of Lying Over Four Major Rivers Project

Civic groups say the project will cause irreversible harm to the environment by blocking water flow and meddling with the ecosystem.

5 July 2013

Protests Erupt in South Korea Over Spy Agency's Electioneering

Protests have continued for several weeks in South Korea against the state secret agency’s electioneering. Nine agents from the National Intelligence Service (NIS) created hundreds of Internet IDs and wrote...