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China clean up the Incheon pool
China's swimming squad wins six gold medals at the Asian Games on Tuesday and jumps to top of the medals tally.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2014 16:05 GMT
Are South Koreans at risk of 'extinction'?
Alarmist local media reports grim forecast if current low birth rates persist in South Korea.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 05:28 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
Pope warns S Koreans of affluence 'cancer'
After boisterous welcome from 50,000 people in football stadium, Pope Francis tells crowd to beware of materialism.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2014 05:17 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
eSports scores professional status
The world's newest professional sport comes from an unlikely source: video games.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 07:16 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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