· August, 2005

Stories about South Korea from August, 2005

Korea: Made in China

  18 August 2005

How do North and South Korea commemorate their liberation from Japanese rule 60 years ago, and the 5-year-old joint North-South declaration? Joint-produce a line of wristwatches – manufactured in North Korea under the direction of a South Korean watchmaker. Symbols of Korean unity? Perhaps. Exhilaration? Wait a minute. According to...

South Korea: The Blog Blackout of 2005

16 August 2005

The Marmot’s Hole notes that TypePad and Blogspot were apparently blocked in South Korea over the weekend, apparently to honor that country's Independence Day.