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Eating dog meat has been a custom in South Korea for generations, but cultural perceptions are shifting. South Koreans are now lobbying to end the practice and shut down the nation's dog meat farms.
South Korea is a highly developed country, a hotspot for tourism and technology. Yet the nation has one of the highest female homicide rates globally and is embroiled in a bitter gender war.
As South Korea's economy exploded in the 20th Century, so did the mountains of food wasted. Now Koreans are tackling food waste head-on with a range of public policies, with some outstanding results.
Samsung's influence runs deep through Korean society. Whilst some employees extol the high living standards earned by long work hours, others suffer disease, disenfranchisement, and even death.
North Korea's totalitarian government exercises tight control of all media consumed within its borders to maintain power over nearly 25 million citizens. But some who have escaped the country are smuggling media on USB sticks in the hope of helping North Koreans learn about life outside the country.
Lurking behind South Korea's high-tech and hard-working culture of capitalism are the world's highest suicide rates. We look at how young and old are affected, and some of the most extreme safeguards.
While the Korean government continues to push for digital hegemony, a unique rehabilitation centre has been set up to help teenagers with gaming addiction overcome their dependence on the virtual world.
South Korea is home to a thriving $20 billion private education industry. But 15 hour school days and academic pressure on students are beginning to take its toll, and the authorities are finally taking notice.