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Photo: 30-day trial

A group of children entered the main temple of Korean Buddhism’s Chogye Order to experience a monk’s life for a month to celebrate Buddha’s birthday on May 10. On Monday, they were to be found examining smart phones at SK Telecom Ubiquitous Museum in Seoul.


Flare-up between North and South Korea tests U.S., Chinese power

Jon Meacham talks with Charles Armstrong, director of the Center for Korean Research at Columbia University, about the recent flare-up between North and South Korea.


Photo: Brink of war?

South Korea on high alert after shelling from North Korea.

The rap on the ‘global currency war’

Need a G20 primer? Watch Next Media’s US-Sino currency rap battle.


South Korea in ferment over kimchi shortage

A cabbage shortage sparks a national crisis.


What will Clinton and Gates say in South Korea?

North Korea abruptly canceled a meeting scheduled for today to discuss the sinking of a South Korean warship. But the U.S. Secretaries of State and Defense will have to address the thorny issue at a meeting on the peninsula later this month.

U.S., South Korean officials plan for hostage crisis as tensions mount

South Korean leaders said on Thursday that they were preparing for a possible hostage situation at a joint industrial park in North Korea.

South Korea says North will ‘pay a price’ for torpedo attack

South Korea bans trade and sea access, prepares military defense with U.S. support.

North denies sinking South Korean warship, threatens ‘all-out war’

North Korean leaders lashed out at the international community Thursday after a report found that the regime had attacked a South Korean warship in March.

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