Eyeglasses installed with a hidden camera. Photo: AFP

Meet the South Koreans using spy gadgets to fight workplace bullying and toxic employers

  • Abusive behaviour by people in power is known as ‘gabjil’ – and employees are using hidden surveillance devices to fight back
  • Under new laws, company owners who ‘unfairly demote or dismiss’ workers who allege harassment can be imprisoned for three years
Topic |   South Korea

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Fans gather outside the venue of South Korean actress Song Hye-Kyo and actor Song Joong-Ki's wedding in 2017. The two stars recently got divorced. Photo: AFP

More South Korean women are filing for divorce, taking comfort in celebrity splits

  • Divorce is still seen as a taboo subject but attitudes are changing, in part due to celebrity splits like in the case of Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo
  • Statistics show an increase in divorce filings just after the holidays when people spend time with their extended families
Topic |   South Korea

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Fans gather outside the venue of South Korean actress Song Hye-Kyo and actor Song Joong-Ki's wedding in 2017. The two stars recently got divorced. Photo: AFP
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