The Facebook page of a group that matches South Korean men with foreign brides. Photo: Facebook

Vietnamese wives, internet brides bear brunt of ageing Korea’s aversion to immigration

  • As the once insular South Korea turns to immigration to address its falling birth rate, there has been an influx of migrant brides into rural areas
  • Most are from Vietnam, many are found on the internet, and there is increasing revulsion at how they are being treated
Topic |   Sex and relationships

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The Facebook page of a group that matches South Korean men with foreign brides. Photo: Facebook
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Crystal Tai

Crystal Tai

Crystal covers business trends and cultural criticism, with a special focus on Northeast Asia, for the Asia desk. Before joining the SCMP, she contributed to Quartz, i-D Magazine, Monocle, Wallpaper, Lonely Planet and other publications. Her broadcast commentary has been featured on BBC Radio, CGTN and other media.