PETA Petitions to Take Live Octopus off the Menu at Korean Restaurants in LA

An American animal rights organization, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), is petitioning to take live octopus off the menu at restaurants...

South Korea Seeks Safety from the Voyeuristic Eyes

On March 31 at K-pop girl group GFriend's fan event held in Seoul, Korea, the group's member Yerin sit face to face with a...

Armed Muggers Targeting Koreatown Pedestrians

  A group of armed muggers, identified as three Hispanic men with a gray Audi SUV, have robbed pedestrians in Koreatown several times. LAPD Olympic Division...

Indiscriminate Arrest of Immigrants Surges, Better to Remain Silent

“Anyone can be arrested.” The immigrants’ society is starting to feel increasingly alarmed as the Department of Homeland Security presented President Trump’s executive order against...

Keep Your Home Safe from Lead-based Paint  

  City of Los Angeles, in partnership with Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA), presents the Lead Hazard Remediation Program (LHRP) to keep the residents safe...

A Chinese Exchange Student in Korea Accuses Fellow Students of Racism for Blaming China...

An exchange student from China recently wrote to Facebook about a "racist" experience in Korea, which has inflamed a debate on social media. On March...

‘Blind Recruitment’ for Executive Office of Korea Hires Women for All Position

On December 13, Blue House, the executive office of the South Korean president, announced the result for its first ‘blind’ recruitment. For all six...

‘White Soup’ on Korean Restaurant’s Menu Brings Controversy

  A Korean restaurant in Toronto labeled the least spicy food as "white" and caused a hot online debate. The controversy started from the Reddit’s board...

Scenes from BTS’s Busan World Expo ambassador appointment ceremony cause criticism

A scene from a ceremony Tuesday appointing BTS as ambassadors for Busan’s bid to host the 2030 World Expo is receiving backlash from netizens....

Raccoon Cafes Endangering Both Animals And Humans

While various animal cafes are still prospering in Korea, an animal welfare awareness organization has reported the poor sanitary condition and inappropriate management of...