March 27, 2023


Hyojin Kim

Hyojin Kim is a former reporter at the Korea Times, South Korea’s largest English-language daily, where she covered South Korean politics and the National Assembly.


Why more and more South Koreans are choosing not to have children

Child care costs, unhelpful workplaces and shifting values drive what expert says is ‘rational choice’ to go childless

Hyojin KimHyojin KimMarch 14, 2023

In South Korea, trauma scene cleaners mop up lonely deaths and profits

More people are dying alone without anyone knowing, and a growing number of businesses help make bodies disappear

Hyojin KimHyojin KimFebruary 20, 2023