Elise Hu appears in the following:
Monday, October 12, 2015
The landmark Hotel Okura's design didn't meet the need for more rooms for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Now, an icon of Japanese mid-century modern architecture will disappear.
Monday, October 05, 2015
North Korea has been holding South Korean national Joo Won-moon since April, after he admitted to illegally crossing the border in hopes of a "great event."
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Baby showers, weddings, even meet-the-parent weekends don't have to include your actual loved ones, at least not in South Korea. A cottage casting industry exists to help fill your life-staging needs.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
The hard-core love for hiking mountains is now a tradition that's being kept alive by the Korean-American community in Los Angeles.
Monday, July 06, 2015
What happens when one of the most notorious hacking companies gets hacked? That's the situation unfolding for one Italian company, which sells surveillance software to governments across the globe.
Sunday, July 05, 2015
If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.
Friday, June 26, 2015
In Seoul, a parade that has gone on for 15 years is at the heart of a bitter standoff between organizers and Christian activists. Church groups threaten to stop the parade — in the name of God.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
A half-century ago, Japan and South Korea normalized diplomatic ties. But to celebrate, both are having to put aside long-standing bitterness that has never completely gone away.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
After a bungled initial response to the virus, South Korea's president has to win back public trust. Leaders are scrambling to keep the country's prized economy from struggling.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The government is trying to strike a balance between doing too little and doing too much to stop an outbreak of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome. But has it stepped over a line?
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Middle East respiratory syndrome has killed seven people and infected nearly 100 others in South Korea. The World Health Organization is out with new findings about the science behind this outbreak.
Friday, June 05, 2015
In a fast-changing health crisis, South Korea's government is holding back key data amid calls for more openness. That's only adding to growing doubt that leaders can handle the situation.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Additional confirmed cases of the Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, have led to more than 200 school closures and a minor public panic in South Korea.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Health officials in South Korea are coming under fire after cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, swelled from one to 13 inside of two weeks.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
The symbolic gesture was aimed at reunifying two nations still technically at war. But an event staged in the name of peace ended up exposing some distrust that's lasted for decades.
Friday, May 22, 2015
An appeals court reduced the sentence of former Korean Air executive Heather Cho. She demanded that a plane return to the gate because her macadamia nuts weren't served in a manner to her liking.
Monday, May 18, 2015
America's top diplomat says North Korea's muscle flexing on the Korean peninsula may lead to further international sanctions — and possibly a referral to the International Criminal Court.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
In Tokyo, a stylish new department store receptionist isn't a human at all. It's a lifelike silicone robot with movements so real, it's fooling some customers.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Officials from South Korea's intelligence agency say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's latest high-level purge took place in front of hundreds of onlookers at a shooting range.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Tokyo's trendy Shibuya district has become the first place in Japan – and all of East Asia — to recognize same-sex partnerships. It raises the possibility other parts of Japan will follow.