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· November, 2007

Stories about South Korea from November, 2007

South Korea: Crackdown on Migrant Workers

South Korea: Wartime Propaganda Movie

South Korea: Migrant Worker Trade Union Leaders Arrested

Korea: Foreigners on Korean TV

A TV program in Korea featuring foreign women who are able to speak Korean and who give their opinions about Korean society and culture has been popular recently. Participants in...

Korea: The Entrance Examination for Colleges

The entrance examination for colleges finished last week. Every year it comes along with several events and stories. A story that is never omitted is a tragedy where examinees give...

South Korea: Arrested for Calling Police

South Korea: Anti War Protest

Korea: Samsung Scandal

Samsung lobbying scandal – the creation of a slush fund, the bribery of prosecutors and government officials, and an effort by the chairman, Lee Kun Hee, and his aide to...

South Korea: Workers’ Protest

South Korea: Cheering for Test Takers

Korea: Role of the National Election Commission for the Coming Presidential Election

The National Election Commission (NEC) announced on the 22nd of June that internet netizens can’t support or criticize specific parties or specific candidates for the presidential election on the internet....

South Korea: National Worker Rally Not Just Anti-FTA

Korea: Conflicts over Subway Seats

Young people respect old people. Old people take care of young people. That is one of the major traditional philosophies in East Asia. Regarding this perspective, excessive behavior is now...

Taiwan: South Korea's Experience in China Trade

South Korea: Ancestral Worship

Korea: Special Compartments for Women on the Subway

What do you think about special compartments for women on the subway? One reason given for its necessity is to protect women from male sex criminals. A new policy that...

South Korea: Mourning for Dead Migrant Workers

Korea: Punishments at school

What is the best education? A series of recent incidents in Korean schools reflects the difficulty of striking a balance between the demands of teachers, students and parents. Teachers’ qualifications...

South Korea: E-Land and its Conflict with Temporary Workers

South Korea: Samsung Bribery Fund Scandal

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