Rappler's latest stories on military service
'Now, I'll do my best in my main business. I will return to my job and be faithful to my work,' says G-Dragon after completing his 18-month mandatory military service
Almost all able-bodied South Korean men are obliged to fulfill sentry duties, often in remote locations along the heavily militarized border.
(UPDATED) 'It is the majority opinion of the supreme court that conscientious objection is... a valid reason [to refuse conscription],' says chief Supreme Court justice Kim Myeong-su
UPDATED The announcement serves as a stunning reversal of an Obama era policy and leaves unanswered a slew of questions including whether transgender personnel currently serving may soon face getting booted from the military
Some 13 000 young Swedes are expected to be mobilized from July 1 but only 4 000 of them 18 year olds of both sexes will be selected for military service based on motivation and skills
South Korea s two time PGA Tour winner Bae Sang Moon will be changing the driving range for a shooting range after losing a court battle to defer his mandatory two year military service
About 700 devotees from South Korea and abroad exploded into ecstatic cheers as the 31 year old K pop star emerged from the defense ministry building in Seoul