As two K-pop stars announce their retirement from show business as a result of a burgeoning sex scandal, South Koreans are worried that sexual harassment conducted by these public figures will further intensify the pervasive discrimination.
Young South Korean men share their thoughts and concerns ahead of their military conscription that will last almost two years to serve a country that has been technically at war since 1953. The bulk of South Korea’s 600,000-strong military are conscripts, who are required to serve for some 20 months.
About 900 South Koreans shaved their heads in protest against the decision to place a US THAAD missile defense system on their land with the purpose of countering threats from North Korea. This is the latest in a series of rallies against the missiles. READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/7mq8
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