South Korea

In South Korea, Scandal Poses Challenge to Creating Olympic Buzz

In South Korea, Scandal Poses Challenge to Creating Olympic Buzz

As South Korea closes in on its one-year countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics, the Game’s organizers look to focus attention on the country’s first Olympics in…

South Korean Investigators Detain Ex-Health Minister

South Korean Investigators Detain Ex-Health Minister

South Korean investigators on Wednesday detained the country’s former health minister as they expand their inquiry into a corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye. The special…

Seoul-Tokyo Intelligence Deal Raises Fears in South Korea

Seoul-Tokyo Intelligence Deal Raises Fears in South Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA —  A landmark Japan-South Korea military pact is drawing complaints from opponents in Seoul, who are protesting the deal and how quickly it was arranged. Historical differences…