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· September, 2006

Stories about South Korea from September, 2006

South Korea: history of prostitution

Robert Neff writes in detail about the history of prostitution in Korea (Chosun), it is one of the oldest profession.

South Korea: solidarity protest against military base

Days in Daechuri reports on the weekend solidarity protest in seoul against the expansion of military base in Pyeongtaek. There were also protests in New York and Los Angeles.

South Korea: Crisis in the Humanities in Korea

An opinion piece written by Yoo Seung-gi in Ohmynews, talking about the crisis in humanities subjects in Korea education.

South Korea: U.S. Korean War vets to join anti-U.S base protest

Ohmynews Korean version had interview with two U.S Korean War vets who planned to join the anti-U.S military base construction rally on Sunday. Robert Koehler summaries their opinions in Marmot's...

South Korea: Textbook revision

Sewing from Marmot's Hole gives us more background about the South Korea textbook revision. This time it is not about intepretation of history, but about changing traditional gender roles, implicit...

China and Korea: History wars

Mutant frog writes an elaborated summary on the history wars between China and Korea for the Asian history carnival.

South Korea: former president attacks U.S neo-cons

Kim Dang from Ohmynews writes a citizen report on former South Korean president Kim Dae Jung's criticism towards Amercian neo conservatives and Japanese right wing for exploiting the North Korea...

Korea: history of foreign visits

Gusts of popular feeling has two detailed posts with historical photos about the history of foreign visits to Chosun. The first visit record is 1582. The first western missionaries, two...

China and Korea: territorial debate

Peking Duck blogs a discussion about Korea has been China's territory since ancient time; Bingfeng shows another map saying that China has been Korea's territory since ancient time, the blogger...

South Korea: villages demolished for military base

Days in Daechuri reports that 22,000 riot police and 450 contracted construction workers and thugs invaded and occupied the villages of Daechuri and Doduri today (Sept 14 13) at dawn...

South Korea: Ohmynews research

Ohmynews puts up a resarch paper written by Shaun W. Sutton on citizen reporting.

South Korea: when North Korea falls

Robert Kaplan, a visiting Professor in National Security at the United States Naval Academy, wrote an article at the Alantic Monthly titled as “When North Korea falls”, and pointed out...

South Korea: Kor-US FTA

Dram_man in The Marmot's Hole writes a round-up of pro and anti UK KOR FTA talks.

South Korea: The transformation of USFK

Francis from writes an analyical piece on the implication of U.S-Korea handover of wartime operation command: The real issue here is not really about sovereign right of military command,...

South Korea: protest against Roh government

GI Korea blogs about the protest organized by the conservatives against Roh government on September 2. They urged the government to postpone the transfer of wartime operational control and revision...

South Korea: information about north Korea

Joshua in Korea Liberator tells people how to break the blockade and access to alternative information to North Korea.

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