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· January, 2008

Stories about South Korea from January, 2008

31 January 2008

Korea: Entertainers’ lives, media and internet

Na Hoon-a, a legendary singer in Korea famous for his charisma during his 40 year career and for numerous rumors about his personal life, surprised everyone at a press conference....

South Korea: Abusive Daycare

26 January 2008

Korea, an English-speaking Country?

All Koreans will speak English soon. Will stress about whether you can speak English or not increase or decrease? The new government, Lee Myung Bak’s transition team, announced that all...

22 January 2008

Korea: Have you been pressed down by scissors?

Have you heard about ‘your body is pressed down by scissors?’ When I was kid, I heard adults sometimes tell each other they were pressed down by scissors the previous...

Japan: The Whistle of the Middle East

The sport of handball is receiving the kind of attention from the media and general public it never has before in Japan, as well as in Korea. The dispute came...

Philippines: Korean English Teacher Visa Policy

18 January 2008

Korea: Taean, Blogger, and Truth

Since the Taean oil spill in Korea, two stories have been the focus of attention. One is the large number of volunteers – 1 milion Koreans have volunteered so far....

10 January 2008

Korea: Game Addiction and Solution

Last year, 14 year old boy killed his 10 year old brother with a pocket knife. The motive was simply curiosity about the feeling after murder. He was known to...

5 January 2008

Korea: Education proposals by the next President

Since Lee Myung Bak was elected as the next president of the Republic of Korea, an interesting wave seen on the internet is the rapid increase in netizens’ activities against...

2 January 2008

South Korea: Defeat of KDLP

1 January 2008

Korea: Top Ten News in 2007

Korean bloggers are busy saying farewell to 2007. While most of them look back at what they gained and did for 2007, a netizen bizbatik summarized the top ten blog...