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What drives single mothers in South Korea to abandon their babies?
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 07:33 GMT
Wanderers reach ACL semi-finals
Holders Guangzhou Evergrande edged out in Asian Champions League; FC Seoul also through to semi-finals.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 15:37 GMT
The cost of beauty
101 East delves into Korea's plastic surgery craze and uncovers the real price of pursuing physical perfection.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2014 14:03 GMT
Why is Catholicism important in South Korea?
A history of scientific pursuit and democratic activism has set a special place for Catholicism in Korean society.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 12:24 GMT
N Korea tests missiles as pope visits Seoul
Pope Francis arrives for first papal visit to S Korea in 25 years less than an hour after North launches projectiles.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2014 16:27 GMT
Pope calls for peace as N Korea tests rockets
Francis calls for dialogue, as North Korea test-fires rockets during the first papal visit to South Korea in 25 years.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2014 10:18 GMT
Iranian the first woman to snare maths prize
Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhan is among four recipients of mathematics' top prize, the Fields Medal.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 06:38 GMT
Exhibition shows life of N Korean street kids
Exhibition in Seoul highlights suffering endured by homeless children who often have to beg and steal to survive.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 20:04 GMT
What went wrong for Asia in Brazil?
There were high expectations but the exit from the 2014 World Cup for all four Asian teams was swift.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 10:11 GMT
N Korea 'fires 100 shells' into the sea
Pyongyang has conducted a large number of missile and rocket tests recently, including two ballistic missile launches.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 07:39 GMT
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