The Top K-News from Around the World

Here are some recent headlines featuring Koreans that are worth a read. If an article listed below is behind a paywall, try signing up with your local library for free access to many of the major news publications. [Washington Post] How much is a baby worth? A $75,000 bonus, this South Korean firm says. By…

The Apology

Jimin Han was born in Seoul, South Korea, and grew up in Providence, Rhode Island; Dayton, Ohio; and Jamestown, New York. Her work has been supported by the New York State Council on the Arts. She is the author of “A Small Revolution” and has written for American Public Media’s Weekend America, Poets & Writers, and Catapult, and other media outlets. She…

Solder at DMZ Korea

A Guide to the DMZ: 5 Do’s and Don’ts

The Joint Security Area (JSA) at the DMZ, South Korea   The world was shocked this week when an American Soldier ran through the demilitarized zone (DMZ) border into North Korea. Travis King, a soldier who was stationed in South Korea but serving a prison sentence due to assault, escaped his escort back to America…