Stories about South Korea from September, 2005
The Marmot's Hole comments on the naming of a new South Korean ambassador to the United States.
AsiaPundit notes that the secret of the success of South Korean women golfers has at last been made public.
NKZone wraps up the aftermath of Monday's North Korean nuclear agreement, saying Pyongyang has already reneged on the Beijing statement.
Oranckay “re-translates” the English version of the statement issued by the six-parties to the Korean nuclear talks.
One Free Korea takes apart, in a point-by-point analysis, the unexpected announcement that North Korea will give up its nuclear weapons program in exchange for security and assistance guarantees from the other five parties to the China-brokered talks.
Asia's Security Perils notes an op-ed piece by Bernard Moon on OhMyNews, applauding his insights into the use of nationalistic sentiment by the administration of President Roh Moo-hyun.
The Asia Pages takes a look at the deep deference to authority behind your average raucous South Korean protest.
One Free Korea writes a detailed profile of Seoul mayor Lee Myung Bak, one of two potential Grand National Party candidates for the presidency.
Marmot points to a South Korean opinion poll revealing that 53 percent of South Koreans polled believe the U.S. is most responsible for the continued division of the Korean Peninsula.
Mingi Hyun of Asia's Secrurity Perils points to an editorial arguing that President Roh tends to “abuse South Korean nationalism”, written for the English edition of OhMyNews by fellow blogger Bernard Moon.
The Marmot's Hole details his problems with President Roh Tae Woo's call for a grand coalition.
As typhoon Nabi glides into Busan, The Asia Pages muses on how, since 2000, typhoons have been given local Asian names so that “by having a name people could relate to, death would be avoided.”
The Korean emergence now takes the form of internationalized television. After making waves in Southeast Asia, Korean TV serial Daejangeum looks set to conquer stations in the United States, broadcasting under the English title, “Jewel in the Palace”. The Korean government has created an official English website devoted to these...