More than half a million South Korean high school seniors take the university entrance exam this week, a test whose succesful completion is considered by many the first step toward what determines an individual's success in life. But some experts say the standardized multiple-choice exam does more harm than good. Jason Strother has more from Seoul.
South Korea is coping with increasing amounts of garbage from electronic devices, also called "e-waste." To prevent tons of old computers, smartphones and appliances from ending up in landfills, leaking toxic chemicals, some local governments are launching specialized e-waste recycling programs. From Seoul, reporter Jason Strother tells us more.