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· July, 2006

Stories about South Korea from July, 2006

China and South Korea: whose cultural heritage ?

Richardson in Korea Liberator blogs about the potential debate between China and South Korea concerning Mt Baedu (or Changbaishan in Chinese pronounciation) as China has decided to register Mt. Baekdu...

South Korea: green tea

Sanshinseon in Marmot's Hole blogs about the recent Tea World Festival in Seoul and gives the readers some background about Korea green tea culture.

South Korea: fan death

Robert Koehler in Marmot's Hole blogs about the urban legend of “fan death” in South Korea: Can you really die from falling asleep with your fan on and your windows...

South Korea: no-fta

Media cultural action (a Seoul based independent media activist group) has put up the “no-fta” demonstration video in July 12, 2006 with english subtitle on their website.

Korea: blood donation

Ohmynews‘ Citizen reporter Saenam Kim reports about Korean's attitude towards blood donation and its blood donation certificate system.

South Korea: korean farmer family

Song Sung-young, a korean farmer and a citizen reporter of Ohmynews hosted his newly met french friends in his house. He has some vivid descriptions of how Childish English vs....

South Korea: remodel broken house

Days in Daechuri shows a series of pictures on how young people are remodelling the broken house in Daechuri: “Korean government said they are planning to drive all of the...

East Asia: Americanization of legal education

Curzon in Coming Anarchy blogs about the trend in Americanization of East Asian legal education in Japn and South Korea.

Korea: physical education

Frog in a well traces the history of physcial education in Korea: “the school physical culture was militarized from the late 1930s onward“. The blogger introduces a scholarly paper “The...

Japan and South Korea: people's tie

In the political spectrum, Japan and South Korea are in conflict; however, Ampontan in Japundit points out that there are much cooperations and friendship among the Japanese and Korean.

Japan and South Korea: territory debate

Gerry-Bevers invites open discussion concerning the Japan-South Korea territory debate surrounding “Dokdo/Takeshima” (an island between two countries) in Occidentalism.

South Korea: Anti-American sentiment

Micheal Hurt in Scribbings of metropolitician talks about the growth in anti-American and nationalistic sentiment in South Korea in both soccer and anti-FTA.

South Korea: citizen journalism

Ohmynews’ international citizen reporters’ reports on Ohmynews conference July 12-14. Gregory Daigle reports on Citizen Participation and Technology; Alexander Krabbe writes on Where Do You Head, Citizen Journalism?; Ronda Hauben...

South Korea: Anti-FTA protest

Kotaji blogs about the anti FTA protest in Seoul on July 12. Jamie in Two Koreas has a very detailed account of the raining day demonstration. Another witness report is...

South Korea: peace march

Days in Daechuri has a post on the details of a four days peace march (July 5-July 9) by human rights and peace activists from Blue House (presidential resident in...

South Korea: Anti-Amercian movie?

The USFK bashing Korean movie, “The Host” is about to begin screening in Korea; GI Korea Blog comments that the movie is too anti-American. However, Michael Hurt from Scribblings of...

South Korea: photos 1906

Joshua blogs some precious photos of Korea in 1906 in the Korea Liberator.

South Korea: a brief history of resistance to North Korean regime

Joshua in the Korea Liberator posts a chronology from 1981-2006 of North Korean's efforts in resisting the authoritarian regime.

South Korea: Sexual slavery

James J. Na in Korea Liberator discusses about trafficking of women for sexual service from South Korea to D.C. “South Korea is a source, transit, and destination country for women...

East Asia: North Korean missile

North Korea missile test causes a number of reactions from the East Asia blogsphere. China Confidential discusses about China's moderator role in the issue: “Beijing either failed to persuade Pyongyang...

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