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· June, 2007

Stories about South Korea from June, 2007

30 June 2007

Korea: Media and Business

Last June, a reporter at a magazine, Sisa Journal, wrote an article related to Samsung. It was not a good story for the image of Samsung. Through friendship with Samsung...

27 June 2007

Korea: 6.25

It was 6.25, the 27th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. The day was quiet. Very few special events compared to the past. How do Korean bloggers consider...

23 June 2007

90 degree bow

Tofu and ketchup sauce

Kimchi is good for a person who suffers from constipation

Have you been pressed by scissors?

Korea: Military Service

Military service in Korea: Is there any topic more sensitive? And draft dodger? And even a public figure? That spells death in society. Several years ago, a popular male singer...

20 June 2007

Korea: “No Bare Feet in Slippers. No Sportswear or Shorts”

A Korean university put this warning on a business school building. Students have reacted sharply. They say it is excessive control by the school. A school representative clarified that the...

18 June 2007

Japan: Lawmakers’ Ad on Comfort Women

A group of Japanese lawmakers took out an ad in the Washing Post to present “the facts” about the comfort women that “no historical document has ever been found by...

17 June 2007

Korea: Labor Law and E-Land

Last November, the Korean government finally changed the law for irregular workers. To fight discrimination against irregular workers and despotism of companies, the most significant change was to force companies...

15 June 2007

Korea: Loan Companies and Advertising

From some time, advertisements for personal loan companies have appeared in TV, magazines, and newspapers in Korea. Famous entertainers showed their faces in these advertisements. It took time for people...

A Japanese blogger who studies Korean

A Korean politician who sexually harassed a female journalist in a drinking place