South Korea

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Weather tracker: no relief as heatwaves continue in parts of Europe and China
Meanwhile heavy rainfall predicted to far exceed annual averages in South and North Korea

Alice Fowle (Metdesk)

08, Aug, 2022 @8:04 AM

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South Korean president accused of avoiding Nancy Pelosi in bid to placate China
Yoon Suk-yeol will not meet US House speaker in move critics say aims to avoid antagonising China as tensions in the Taiwan strait simmer

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

04, Aug, 2022 @4:59 AM

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Nancy Pelosi in Taiwan: calls for calm in Asia as US-China tensions rise
South Korea calls for dialogue and Japan conveys concerns over drills, while North Korea praises China

Guardian staff and agencies

03, Aug, 2022 @9:46 AM

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Revelations since Shinzo Abe death shed light on Moonies’ influence
Details emerge showing Unification church’s political ties go further than Japan’s longest-serving prime minister

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

01, Aug, 2022 @10:23 AM

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English pottery a hit in Asia thanks to Squid Game
Denby’s star is on the rise since its Halo teacup featured in Netflix’s South Korean blockbuster

Caroline Davies

25, Jul, 2022 @12:38 PM

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V&A to stage UK’s first major exhibition of Korean culture
Show will feature immersive re-creation of set from Oscar-winning film Parasite as well as props from Squid Game

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

12, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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North Korea blames Covid-laden balloons sent from South for virus outbreak
Experts sceptical of claim, as state media urge citizens to watch out for ‘alien things coming by wind’

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

01, Jul, 2022 @3:40 AM

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Miin: Body to Body review – Korean feminism 101
Choreographer Cha Jinyeob’s intimate and at times opaque exploration of womanhood

Lyndsey Winship

26, Jun, 2022 @3:29 PM

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Foetus fronts legal challenge over emissions in South Korea
Lawyers representing 20-week-old foetus allege state is breaching rights of future generations

Isabella Kaminski

24, Jun, 2022 @10:21 AM

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China says anti-missile test not ‘aimed at any country’ despite rising tensions
Ballistic missile interception system trial follows North Korean tests and deployment of US THAAD system in South Korea

Vincent Ni and agencies

20, Jun, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Ramen a leg: noodle prices heat up as wheat supply goes to pot
Floods in China and war in Ukraine cause grain shortage, while strained supply chain adds to squeeze on a staple food for millions

Martin Farrer

16, Jun, 2022 @6:11 AM

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South Korea truckers’ strike threatens to disrupt computer chip production
Stoppage by drivers is preventing the flow of key components in the tech industry and could add to global supply chain problems

Martin Farrer and agencies

14, Jun, 2022 @10:31 PM

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