Tag: South Korea News

The women struggling to get hired by companies that only want men

The women struggling to get hired by companies that only want men

"Women aren't fit to work in sales," he told her. "You're a woman, why would you pursue a job in this industry?" The woman -- who requested anonym [...]
South Korean Women Rebel Against Strict Beauty Standards

South Korean Women Rebel Against Strict Beauty Standards

Women destroy makeup as part of backlash against culture of laborious skincare regimes and pressure to look perfect. When Cha Ji-won decided to thr [...]
Appeals Court Sentences Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye To 25 Years

Appeals Court Sentences Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye To 25 Years

A South Korean appeals court sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to 25 years in jail Friday, the Yonhap news agency reported, in a case arising f [...]
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha Promotes ‘New Southern Policy’ In Singapore

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha Promotes ‘New Southern Policy’ In Singapore

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha strived to publicize the government’s efforts to expand cooperation with Southeast Asian countries, as th [...]
South Korean President Park Geun-hye Gets Additional 8 Years Jail Term, Already Serving 24-years

South Korean President Park Geun-hye Gets Additional 8 Years Jail Term, Already Serving 24-years

A South Korean court on Friday added an eight-year jail term to impeached President Park Geun-hye, who has been already serving a 24-year prison term. [...]
#MeToo Movement Takes Hold In South Korea

#MeToo Movement Takes Hold In South Korea

Young women in South Korea are fighting for a new future. The #MeToo movement which has highlighted sexual harassment and abuse around the world has t [...]
Facebook Hit With Fine In South Korea For Limiting User Access

Facebook Hit With Fine In South Korea For Limiting User Access

South Korea's telecommunications regulator is fining Facebook 396 million won (approximately $396,706) for slowing users' connections in 2016 and 2017 [...]
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