As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have dominated the news across the world of late, this new craze is none more so evident than in South Korea, where huge amounts of Bitcoin are traded daily.
Thirty Years of Sports and Politics
As we enter 2018, we are now just weeks away from the Games. So, what can people expect from Pyeongchang 2018?
Following a year of visiting Korea’s 12 designated UNESCO World Heritage sites, we are concluding our Heritage Series by introducing the Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong.
The unexpected earthquake last Thursday provided students with an extra week to study and prepare for this life-defining exam, suneung.
In the penultimate episode of Asia Society Korea’s UNESCO World Heritage Series, we visited Haeinsa Temple, a site that has been on the heritage list since 1995.
Asia Society Korea held its sixth cooking class of the year by welcoming the Embassy of Kuwait and Ambassador Bader Mohammad Al-Awadi.
As part of our interview series, we caught up with Mr. Ha-kyung Choi, President of the Korean Heritage Society.
Robert D. Neff is a freelance writer and historical researcher specializing in Korean history during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Asia Society Korea continues its World Heritage Series this month by previewing the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty.

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