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Korean Braised Bean Curd

Delicate bean curd braised in slightly spiced soy sauce. more

Kim Chi

A traditional Korean fermented dish made of vegetables with varied seasonings. more

Korean Dumpling Soup

Also called mandoo, this delicious dumpling soup is perfect on a cold, rainy day. more
A performance of the "Farmers Dance" at Korean Folk Village.
Farmer's Dance: A Korean Tradition
The origins of one of Korea's oldest dance forms. more
Contemporary Youth Culture in Korea
A personal essay written by a mother-daughter team on generational differences in Korea. more
South Korean shoppers buy US beef at a small butchers' shop in Seoul on July 2, 2008 after the government formally lifted an import ban. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)
What's the Beef on the South Korean President's Low Approval?
Michael Kulma explains why President Lee's approval rating is down to single digits. more
Asia in the World
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Asia Society. more
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Holier Than Thou Politics of Comfort Women Apology
Tokyo and Washington are both in the thick of "comfort women" politics. more
A demonstrator exhorts China to change its policies with regard to North Korean refugees. (
The Other North Korean Crisis
While the world condemns Pyongyang's missile testing, China quietly defies its obligations under the 1951 Refugee Convention by mistreating North Korean refugees. more
Kang Sinjae's work appears in Modern Korean Literature: An Anthology (Univ. of Hawaii Press)
The Young Zelkova
A story told by a young woman who falls in love with her step-brother, despite cultural taboos. more