K-pop sex scandal: S. Koreans worry over social consequences

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.

S.Koreans watch news on Trump-Kim summit

South Koreans watch news about Trump-Kim summit on TV at Seoul station as the North Korean leader and US President meet for a second day of talks in Hanoi. IMAGES

SKorea: Pro-summit rally ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

South Koreans hold a rally in Seoul in favour of ending the Korean war at the upcoming summit in Hanoi between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. IMAGES

S.Koreans fearful of US troop withdrawal

South Koreans involved in the local economy surrounding US military base Camp Humphreys share opinions on the upcoming US-DPRK summit, with talks between the North Korean and US leaders in Hanoi just days away, speculation is building that the pair could agree to a peace treaty — in return for denuclearisation measures — and that the withdrawal of US troops might follow.

SKoreans head to North for family reunions

Dozens of elderly and frail South Koreans enter the North to meet relatives for the first time since the peninsula and their families were divided by war nearly seven decades ago.

South Koreans flock to waterparks as heatwave continues

South Koreans crowd waterparks to cool themselves amid a heatwave which has seen the mercury hit 35 degrees Celsius for at least 15 days and sometimes go as high as 40 degrees.

South Koreans stretch in Seoul for International Yoga Day

Tree pose or downwards facing dogs : around 1,500 people practise their flow in Seoul for an early celebration of International Yoga day.

South Koreans are hopeful after Trump-Kim summit

South Koreans in Seoul are hopeful as they watch the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

North Koreans In Los Angeles Are Facing Discrimintation—In Koreatown (HBO)

North Koreans living in Los Angeles had a lot to worry about, even before the Trump-Kim summit was announced.

Los Angeles’ Koreatown hosts the largest population of North Koreans in the United States. But while iving in an area where so many residents also speak their language can make easing into American society less daunting, they can also face discrimination — from other Koreans.

“Some North Koreans, they hide the fact that they’re from North Korea,” says Sarah Cho, founder of an organization that helps defectors start their new lives in the US. She says that while many South Koreans are curious and helpful to newly arrived North Korean immigrants, others can be abusive.

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South Koreans give views on Trump

South Koreans give their views on Donald Trump ahead of the scheduled summit between the US president and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12.