Insider launched its first Asia bureau one year ago. Here are 16 of the most popular stories from our team over the last year.
Tesla says Model 3 vehicles can drive 528 km on a single charge. South Korea's antitrust regulator says cold temperatures reduce cars' driving range.
Asian investors can trade US stocks in real time during South Korean trading hours thanks to a new service launched on Monday.
Scenes from Netflix's hit series have been compared to the 2014 Sewol ferry disaster that killed 304 people, many of whom were high school students.
South Korea is contending with a .84 fertility rate — the lowest in the world.
Further investigations will look into other problems like the landing gear malfunction that made a belly landing necessary.
The 64-year-old man from Jeju Island, South Korea, poured gasoline over his own head and set himself on fire with a lighter during a dispute with a matchmaking agency's staff.
The former North Korean defector arrived in the South in November 2020, and worked as a janitor before returning north last week.
South Korean military officials told local media that the pilot walked away from the incident unharmed.
The man was in his 30s and worked as a cleaner in a suburb of Seoul during his time in South Korea, the Yonhap news agency reported.
Lee Jae-myung's party will issue NFTs bearing his image and his policies in exchange for monetary contributions, according to Yonhap News Agency.
Officials from Seoul's fire department said that many cats started fires by jumping on touch-sensitive buttons and accidentally turning on stoves.
"We believe NFTs have the potential for expansion and hope they will provide fans with more varied experiences," Hybe told The Wall Street Journal.
The Han River's bridges are a hotspot for people looking to end their lives. This new tech will serve as an early-warning system to rescue teams.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is cracking down on foreign influence and defectors say people are forced to watch the firing squad executions.
South Koreans are paying to sit in movie theaters and for time slots at special quiet spaces to do nothing and space out, per The Washington Post.
Six other highschoolers who watched the show have been sentenced to hard labor. Their teachers have been fired and may be sent to work in remote mines.
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