| Apr 21, 2011
Now that thrill-seeking diners have advanced beyond pork belly and crispy pig's ears and are going hog wild over snout-to-tail pork events, it may be the perfect time to check out Koreatown's best jokbal. The braised pork foot and shank, Korea's answer to...
| Dec 19, 2011
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, the mercurial strongman who styled himself as a "Dear Leader" while ruling over an impoverished police state, died at 69, according to North Korean state media.
Kim was believed to have suffered from multiple chronic...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Robot Land, a $600-million theme park celebrating famous science fiction cyborgs and motion picture androids, is expected to open in South Korea in 2013.
> Photos: Robot Land theme park rides and attractions
Located about an hour west of Seoul in the...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:53 PM
The Seoul Philharmonic wants to be the one, not just the classical music soul of Seoul, but the first Asian orchestra to make it big on the international scene. At their Walt Disney Concert Hall debut Thursday night, the Koreans were — in a...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 2:01 PM
While Samuel Park's mother sliced vegetables at the kitchen table, she told her son dramatic tales of her youth in South Korea after the Korean War. Park, the youngest child with two older sisters, found himself easily embroiled in the fantasies,...
| Oct 11, 2010
Hwang Jang-yop, the highest-ranking North Korean official to defect from the isolationist regime, was found dead from a suspected heart attack here Sunday — his death from apparent natural causes coming after numerous assassination attempts by...
| Nov 18, 2010
Gamja-Gol on Olympic Boulevard is as legendary a fixture in Koreatown as Canter's, Langer's or the Apple Pan are in their neighborhoods. It's a place untouched by time, where the finish on the black lacquered tables is worn thin by years of use. Its...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 4:37 AM
REPORTING FROM PANMUNJOM, South Korea -- Trekking up to one of the last outposts of the Cold War, President Obama on Sunday gazed out over the heavily fortified barrier that cuts through the Korean peninsula and thanked U.S. troops for guarding "freedom's...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 9:40 PM
President Obama landed in South Korea early Sunday, and his first stop was slated to be the heavily fortified military encampment facing the country's secretive neighbor to the north....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Some major science textbook publishers for South Korea's secondary schools have deleted examples of Darwinism, bowing to petitions by a group that calls evolution "an unconfirmed theory."...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:40 PM
U.S. politics combined with diplomacy as Russian President Dmitry Medvedev took a swipe at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Obama pointed to an uncooperative Congress to explain why he was delaying negotiations with Russian...