Ha Jae-hun, who lost both his legs in 2015, trains in Hanam, South Korea. Photo: Reuters

South Korean soldier Ha Jae-hun lost both legs to DMZ landmine. Now he’s chasing rowing gold at Paralympics

  • Apart from the physical pain, Ha said he also had to fight to quell feelings of hatred for North Korea, which Seoul blames for planting the mine
  • He is hopeful but realistic about his chances as a rower, and aims to earn a spot at the Tokyo games and to eventually win a gold medal in France in 2024
Topic |   South Korea

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Ha Jae-hun, who lost both his legs in 2015, trains in Hanam, South Korea. Photo: Reuters
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Delivery drivers are under increased scrutiny from pedestrians, the police and lawmakers. Photo: Shutterstock

Dicing with death to deliver a meal: how South Korea’s appetite for ordering in endangers drivers

  • At least 86 teenagers have been killed and hundreds injured making food deliveries in South Korea in the last decade
  • The country has become the world’s fourth-largest food delivery market, with one platform doubling food deliveries in the last year alone
Topic |   South Korea

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Delivery drivers are under increased scrutiny from pedestrians, the police and lawmakers. Photo: Shutterstock
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