Rappler's latest stories on Seoul
(UPDATED) He won 3 elections while promoting gender and social equality
A police complaint – allegedly involving sexual assault – was filed against Park Won-soon by a former Seoul City employee on Wednesday, July 8
A North Korean official says Washington should 'hold its tongue and mind its internal affairs first' if it wanted to avoid experiencing a 'hair-raiser' and ensure the 'easy holding' of November's presidential vote
Officials announce 40 new cases – taking its total to 11,265 – with most new infections from the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area. This is the largest increase since 53 infections were announced on April 8.
The K-League says the sex toy controversy 'damaged the integrity of the league'
A top Korean football club comes under fire for using sex dolls to fill empty seats in the stadium
The adviser says that Kim has been staying in Wonsan – a resort town in the country's east – since April 13, adding: 'No suspicious movements have so far been detected'
None of the 3 people with fevers have any history of travel to Wuhan
That RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook had visited the House of BTS themselves makes the experience more exciting for their fans, collectively known as ARMY. The pop-up store is open until January 5, 2020.
Lead star Ryan Reynolds says the Netflix film is “the most Michael Bay movie in the history of Michael Bay”
(UPDATED) Analysts say Pyongyang frequently couples diplomatic overtures with military moves, as a way of maintaining pressure on negotiating partners
To celebrate his birthday, RM donates around 100 million won to the Seoul Samsung School for hearing-impaired students
Alden is the latest Filipino actor to receive the award
(UPDATED) The South Korean military says the projectiles were fired from near the city of Tongchon of Kangwon Province into the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan
(UPDATED) Japan's move comes with the countries mired in a long-running dispute over the use of forced labor during World War II
(3rd UPDATE) Seoul's National Security Office of the presidential Blue House says both of the two missiles are 'analyzed' to be 'new type of short-range ballistic missiles'
'Spider-Man' actor Tom Holland gives kids a superhero surprise of a lifetime!
Conservative Liberty Korea Party says the ruling Democrat party, which supports Seoul's Pride march, should 'come out' as a 'queer' party, adding that the annual event was 'lascivious' and involved 'excessive exposure of bodies'
A Seoul appeals court has sentenced Pastor Lee Jaerock to 16 years behind bars
Fanned by strong winds it quickly spread through the mountainous area, incinerating 400 homes and 500 hectares of land, says the government
YG Entertainment denies the claims
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife displays his litter of new Pungsan puppies, whelped by one of the dogs given to them by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
The new route from the Clark International Airport to South Korea will begin on January 19, 2019
'Chairman Kim Jong-un's return visit to Seoul will happen soon,' says South Korean President Moon Jae-in
The two sides agree to withdraw all troops and weaponry from the 11 guard posts along the border and destroy them by the end of November, according to a joint statement released by Seoul's military
South Korean President Moon Jae-in calls on the United States to move towards the nuclear-armed North's demands for a declaration the Korean War is over
The powerful typhoon dumps heavy rain across South Korea
Lee Myung-bak is found guilty on charges including bribery and embezzlement and ordered to pay a fine of 13 billion won by the Seoul Central District Court
The Meralco Bolts suffer another heartbreaker from the Seoul SK Knights that cost them the bronze medal
Korea's Thunders bury 18 treys to topple Japan's Nagoya Diamond Dolphins in their battle-for-third clash
The Thunders fail to protect a double-digit lead against the inspired Long Lions
South Korea shelves it plan to open a liaison office in the north after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancel his trip to Pyongyang
Table tennis has long had an unusual impact in foreign affairs, most notably in the 'ping-pong diplomacy' of the 1970s between China and the US.
Linking up the two systems – and modernizing the North's aging rail infrastructure – would give trade-dependent South Korea a land route to the markets of China, Russia, and on to Europe
'I climbed about 75 stories and then after that, it was a bit like cat and mouse,' says French urban freeclimber Alain Robert
(UPDATED) Officials say General Kim Yong-Chol will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York on Wednesday, May 30, or Thursday, May 31
(2nd UPDATE) Pyongyang announced its plan to 'completely' dismantle the Punggye-ri facility in the country's northeast, inviting some foreign journalists to witness the destruction
Dialogue brokered by Seoul has seen US-North Korea relations go from trading personal insults and threats of war last year to a summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12
The actor takes selfies with his Korean fans and signs their Deadpool masks too!
The Peace House in Panmunjeom, the truce village in the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas, was where Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Friday for a historic summit
Rappler visits the Korean Demilitarized Zone a week before the historic meeting between North Korea's Kim Jong-Un and South Korea's Moon Jae-in
The line links the presidential Blue House in Seoul with the Pyongyang office of the nuclear-armed North's State Affairs Commission, which Kim Jong-un chairs
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'In order to enhance dialogue, the topics that both sides have agreed upon will be discussed,' says South Korea's foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha
The 120-member group is performing ahead of an inter-Korean summit on April 27
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Each will send a 3-member delegation to the border truce village of Panmunjeom for talks aimed at paving the way for a rare summit in late April
In the latest step in an Olympics-driven rapprochement on the divided peninsula, the most senior South Koreans travel North to meet leader Kim Jong Un
Kim Yo Jong made history as the first member of the North's ruling dynasty to set foot in the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War
The job of South Korea's family minister Chung Hyun-Back is to try to reverse the world's lowest birth rates – but she herself is childless and single