The amount of the food allowance in the Kim Young-ran law may be altered from March in order to help domestic demand.
An international relations professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago has filed a lawsuit against the school, alleging he was discriminated against because he is from Korea.
Watch Korea Future Technology's Method-2, a giant manned robot that looks straight out of the movie Avatar.
Starting today, cigarette packs in Korea will be sporting one of 10 graphic images showing the harmful effects of smoking.
A South Korean diplomat stationed in Chile has caused a diplomatic row with the South American country after a tape of him trying to solicit a teenage girl went viral.
Google's video-streaming service YouTube has blocked North Korea's state television channel.
The motion to impeach president Park Geun Hye have been formally carried out by 171 lawmakers from the main opposition Democratic Party, minor opposition People's Party and Justice Party lawmakers.
The branch of South Korea's military set up to guard against hacking has itself been hacked by North Korea. A military spokesman told the BBC that classified information was thought to have been stolen, although it is not clear exactly what data was accessed.
An Asiana Airlines flight heading to London has made an emergency landing near the Ural Mountains in Russia.
A massive morning fire yesterday has injured two fire fighters and burnt more than 500 stores in the largest traditional market in Daegu.