- Scandal hits South Africa president Updated: Mar-31-14 1:14 pm
- Curvy edifice in Seoul begs $450 million question Updated: Mar-21-14 11:05 am
JOHANNESBURG - A scandal surrounding more than $20 million in state spending on the South African president's private home has ignited a debate about moral leadership and alleged corruption ahead of May elections, even prompting satirical songs based on smash hits such as "Gangnam Style."
SEOUL, South Korea - A curvy futuristic $450 million building meant to remake Seoul into a global design capital opened to the South Korean public Friday after years of debate about its impact on a historic city precinct. And not everyone is happy with the outcome.