She is 70, a grandmother and South Korea's new social media star. With her unusual and unconditional way of dealing with age, Park Makrye shows her viewers the world through the eyes of an older woman.
Companies are increasingly relying on influencers to affect young people's purchasing behavior. But the boundaries between recommendation and covert advertising are becoming blurred says DW's Waslat Hasrat-Nazimi.
Dozens of fishing ships have returned to port in South Korea after the North disrupted their satellite navigation systems, officials in Seoul said. Pyongyang also announced it was banning Facebook and Twitter.
In a DW interview, North Korean defector Park Yeon-mi talks about her escape from the communist country and challenges she is facing now. The activist says she's worried about the safety of her relatives in the North.
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