South Korea

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

Reports emerge that a boy dialled emergency services to say "Help us. The boat is sinking" three minutes before the crew made a distress call
Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Last month, 50 foreign photographers living in South Korea shared their favorite pictures of the country in an exhibition in Seoul. Here are the best
Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

A South Korean ship, with around 450 passengers on board, is sinking off the country's southwest coast
Heyri Art Village: South Korea's melting pot of creativity

Heyri Art Village: South Korea's melting pot of creativity

Esteemed artists, musicians, and architects come together at Heyri Art Village to work and display alongside great cafés and restaurants
Seoul offers shopping, travel discounts to foreigners
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Seoul offers shopping, travel discounts to foreigners

Airport train fares, hotels and shops go on sale for the month of August
Higher coffee education: Seoul's Cabae Duream

Higher coffee education: Seoul's Cabae Duream

Starbucks fans, take note: A South Korean chain is bringing expert brewers to the coffee table
Goa Carnival

Goa Carnival

Introduced by the Portuguese, Goa hosts its annual carnival where music, floats and lively processions are abundant
Singing the praises of Singapore's street food

Singing the praises of Singapore's street food

If you miss the snacks that used to accompany family opera outings, fret not, you can find all the old favorites at these trendy food courts
The King and I: Overcoming South Korea's gay love taboo

The King and I: Overcoming South Korea's gay love taboo

Matt Kelley reveals the dramas, personal and social, that come with dating 'the King' of South Korea
Seoul's Namdaemun Underground Market

Seoul's Namdaemun Underground Market

Shoppers can buy everything under the sun at the underground market "except nuclear weapons and tanks"
Wish you were here-- Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Wish you were here-- Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Capturing the energy of 1,500 inmates re-enacting Michael Jackson's “Thriller”