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South Korean PM offers resignation over ferry disaster

South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign over the sinking of a ferry that has left more than 300 missing or dead.

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 09:42pm EDT

Tags: Chung Hong-won, ferry

Thousands tune in online to watch strangers eat

In South Korea thousands of people watch live streams of people eating.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 10:34am EST

Tags: food, live stream, Rohan Williamson

Governments find their way to the public's heart - through the stomach

The Korean dumplings in your grocer's freezer, the new Thai restaurant on the corner and that Burmese curry you ate for lunch are doing more than satisfying your craving for an exotic and flavorful meal. These foods are also helping to foster international relations.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 08:56am EDT

Tags: Gastrodiplomacy, diplomacy, food, culinary, Alex Beall

South Korea opens world's first toilet theme park

A theme park full of ... toilets? That's the theme of South Korea's newest amusement park, dubbed the Restroom Cultural Park, in the southern city of Suwon, the BBC reports.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 04:35pm EST

Tags: toilet

New North Korea threat stirs U.S. intelligence concerns

On the heels of the announcement that South Korea will increase the range of its missiles to include all of North Korea, North Korean leaders lashed out with a stark reminder: The U.S. remains "within range of its missiles."

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 01:46pm EDT

Tags: North Korea, Joseph R. Detrani, National Counter Proliferation Center