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Being a flight attendant is a dream job for many South Korean women. But there are serious barriers to join their ranks.

Flight attendants in South Korea reveal why plastic surgery is becoming the norm to get a job

Flight attendant is a prestigious and competitive job in South Korea. And some women are taking to plastic surgery to land this enviable gig.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. The two leaders' countries are in the middle of a deteriorating trade war.

South Korea created a new category of country specifically to punish Japan in their escalating trade war

South Korea on Monday said it would drop Japan as a preferred trading partner, 10 days after Japan said it would do the same to South Korea.
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they meet at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Panmunjom, South Korea, June 30, 2019.

Trump again sides with Kim Jong Un over long-time ally as North Korea fires off more missiles

Trump said he agreed with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the US-South Korean war games. "You know, I've never liked it either," he said.

Did you know the Merlion was recently closed for 11 weeks? Here are 5 little-known facts about Singapore’s national icon

The Merlion was struck by lightning in 2009, but don't worry - it's fine.
Abe (middle) with Land, Infrastructure and Transport Minister Keiichi Ishii (left) and Finance Minister Taro Aso (right) at a cabinet meeting in Tokyo on Friday.

‘A selfish, destructive act’: Japan and South Korea cut each other from export whitelists as their trade war reignites World War II tensio...

South Korea and Japan have been mired in their own trade war since early July. It has reignited decades of tensions between the two countries.
Police secure the area outside a night club after its upper floor collapsed in Gwangju, South Korea, July 27, 2019.

A balcony at South Korea’s Coyote Ugly nightclub collapsed, killing 2 and injuring world championship athletes

The incident happened in the Coyote Ugly nightclub around 2:30 AM and reportedly injured at least 17.
The Dokdo, or Takeshima, Islands disputed by South Korea and Japan.

Russia and China’s first joint bomber patrol got a swift response from Japan and South Korea, but the message was intended for the US

On Tuesday morning, both Russian and Chinese bombers violated South Korean and Japanese airspace. It was a tactical decision, not an accident.
A gas station attendant fills cans at a Shell petrol station in Suzuka, Japan, in October 2017.

South Korea and Japan are having their own trade war, and it’s gotten so bad that some South Korean gas stations are refusing to refuel Japanese...

On July 1, Tokyo placed export restrictions on three key materials that South Korea needs to make semiconductors and display screens.

South Korea claims that Russia admitted to violating its airspace with 2 bombers, and blamed it on a ‘device malfunction’

The Russian military expressed their "deep regret" over the fracas, South Korean officials reportedly said.

A South Korean man just defected to North Korea in an extremely rare case, 33 years after his parents did the same thing

Choe In-guk, 73, announced on Saturday that he would dedicate his life to the reunification of the Korean Peninsula, North Korean media reported.