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· July, 2008

Stories about South Korea from July, 2008

Korea: Fan Death and Your Belief

There is a myth that has been handed down from generation to generation in Korea. “The fan death.” If you sleep with a fan on in an airtight room, you...

South Korea: Riot Police Talk

South Korea: Protest and Repression

South Korea: Law and Order?

South Korea: Why are Koreans Hypersensitive to Criticisms from Non-Koreans?

Korea: To Me, a Blog is ___________

We all know about the ‘wave’ at sporting events. You stand up and down following strangers the behind or front, or left or right sides around you. Now the ‘blog...

South Korea: History of Traveller's Complaint

South Korea: Temporary Worker Protection

South Korea and Mexico: Kidnap

South Korea: Community Radio Suspended

Japan and South Korea: Busan or Takeshima

South Korea: Dokdo Demonstrations

Korea: Chopsticks… Rather Complicated…

Why does Korea use iron for chopsticks while other chopsticks countries use wooden materials? What is the history of the use of chopsticks? When do kids learn how to use...

Korea: Nurses and Sex Symbol

A recent music video of a popular and sexy female singer Lee Hyo-lee in Korea has been a hot issue. Maybe in other places as well as in Korea, the...

Korea: A South Korean Woman’s Death in North Korea

There is a way that South Koreans can officially and safely go to North Korea at present. It is a special tourist site that was opened for a special zone,...

Japan and South Korea: Dokdo

South Korea: Tracking Foreign Student

South Korea: Why do Expats in Korea Complain So Much?

South Korea: Anti Lee Myungbak Movement

South Korea: Pro-Beef and Anti-Beef

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