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Older, rural bachelors in Korea are getting screwed by match making services claiming to find them young brides. Brokers lie through their teeth and many arranged marriages end in divorce. Women who come with high hopes of making a better life in Korea -- from Cambodia, China and Vietnam -- are also getting scammed. Some end up with abusive husbands, others end up with deadbeats.
It's 10:00 pm and I'm sitting inside the office of one of Seoul’s biggest red light district bosses. We’re waiting for a man we’ll call Mr. Lee, the big boss who runs the entire red light district. Tonight we'll see, from the inside, the inner workings of South Korea's multi-million dollar commercial sex industry.
NBA mega-star Dennis Rodman says he’s in North Korea to do something “pretty positive.” But the rogue state’s propaganda machine will play the visit as an act of U.S. homage. Citizens – whose only source of news is state...
Faced with a declining birth rate, Korea’s government is now offering cold, hard cash to couples to make more babies.
In this latest installment of a series on Asia's sex trade, Borderless News Online goes to some of Seoul's best known red light districts to uncover the history of Korea's sex industry - which goes back at least to the time of Japanese occupation a century ago.

‘We’ll pay you to have more sex!’, says Korean gov’t

Faced with a declining birth rate, Korea’s government is now offering cold, hard cash to couples to make more babies.

It’s now illegal in China to post ANY kind of celebrity gossip

China is outlawing celebrity gossip under a new cyber security law. Even people posting celebrity gossip on their own social media accounts could now be breaking the law if they continue. Websites must now actively promote good 'ol socialist values (whatever those are). The government is doing all this in a bid to promote public morality.

Icon Song Hye Kyo may star in Korean ‘sex in the city’ – will...

It was thought that Chinese fans of the Korean wave wouldn’t be able to view the drama due to a Chinese ban on the Korean wave amid tensions between the two countries. But a sudden reversal of policy on Thursday may cause the ban to be lifted.

She’s gorgeous, a single mom – and a Mrs. Universe Thailand finalist

At 37, Manisa Phongphrot is no ordinary beauty pageant contestant. She’s had a career as a TV newscaster and model, and she’s a single mom. If she wins Mrs. Universe Thailand, she'll go on to compete in Mrs. Universe 2017 in South Africa. But getting to this point has not been easy, and Manisa has had her share of hardships.
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WATCH: Korea’s massive sex trade: A short history

In this latest installment of a series on Asia's sex trade, Borderless News Online goes to some of Seoul's best known red light districts to uncover the history of Korea's sex industry - which goes back at least to the time of Japanese occupation a century ago.