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· April, 2007

Stories about South Korea from April, 2007

South Korea and Japan: Illegal Selling of Game Code

James from Japan Probe quoted from South Korean local news about a suspected case of stealing of Game Code, “Lineage III”, from Korea’s largest game maker NCsoft to a major...

Korean bloggers on Virgina Tech shooter Cho Seung-hui

Since the Virginia Tech massacre on April 16, 2007, it’s not hard to guess that the South Korea-born shooter, Cho Seung-hui, and what he did are among the hottest issues...

South Korea: U.S-Korea FTA on Copyright

Some details and discussions about the U.S-Korea Free Trade Agreement on Coyright at

Japan and South Korea: Debate about Two Shootings

James from Japan Probe blogs about the Japan and Korean netizen debates (including hate speeches) over the Virginia Tech / Nagasaki shootings.

China and U.S: Shooter Online Report

Graham Webster from Transpacific Triangle noticed that the online journalistic story about Virginia Tech Shooter has been edited with the same URL without mentioning their previous mistake: The papers apparently...

South Korea: The Politics of Pride and Shame

Michael Hurt discussed about the politics of pride and shame in South Korea society. His prediction on the social and media reaction on the recent events at Virginia Tech, with...

South Korea: Potential of UCC

Michael Hurt has written a long post on the development of user created content (UCC) in South Korea. He felt that the creativity is behind the technology development.

South Korea: Investment or infantry for Iraq?

In light of today's meeting between Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, ROK Drop blogger GI Korea asks if 2,300 Korean businessmen might be able to...

Japan: Ethnic Korean prefect candidate

Ongoing election bloggage from the eponymously-named debito blogger: “Read on to hear about a naturalized Korean-Japanese’s campaign for a prefectural seat in Osaka, campaigning his Korean roots overtly.“

Northeast Asia: Toxic Sandstorm

Pauken from Ohmynews writes about the toxic sandstorm in Northeast Asia: Floating dust carrying heavy metal materials from Chinese factories are invading the lungs of people from the Asia Pacific.

South Korea: FTA

Walter Hendler from Ohmynews has put up a video on the recent anti FTA battle in Seoul with a background report on the negotiation and local politics.

South Korea: irregular workers

Jamie blogs about an irregular worker sit in action in Ulsan.

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