South Korean officials believe the MERS outbreak has peaked, even as they report a 10th person has died from virus. The outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome has caused panic in the country.
International women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates on Sunday were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) dividing North and South Korea.
North Korea said on Saturday that it successfully test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in what would be the latest display of the country's advancing military capabilities.
Officially released on May 1st, K-Pop boyband BIGBANG's new songs, "LOSER" and "BAE BAE" have been dominating the Korean music charts, solidifying the group's popularity both in Korea and abroad.