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· August, 2008

Stories about South Korea from August, 2008

Korea: Korean Mata Hari – North Korean Spy Scandal.

While the Beijing Olympics was held, Koreans were excited about news of a series of medals. It even seemed that hot attention to political issues and arguments among the citizens...

South Korea: Leftwing Economist Arrested for Subversion

South Korea: Religion Divide

South Korea: Sex Offender Bracelet

South Korea: Racism

Korea: Selling Tourism

Korea: What You Know vs How Much You Know About It

A blogger introduces a graph and talks about what knowledge means and how you can build up the knowledge.

China: Chinese Students on Olympics

Korea: Georgia Crisis

While Koreans enthusiastically follow the Beijing Olympics, they are also busy studying what’s going on between Russia and Georgia and what the attack means to world politics. It has been...

South Korea: 100 Days of Candlelight

South Korea: Hating China

Korea: Why did Bush come to Korea?

Bush’s visit to Korea for one night and two days on the fifth of August made a lot of people busy: A big group who welcomed his visit in one...

Korea: Threatening Books and Their Popularity

Several days ago, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) in Korea categorized 23 books as threatening books and decided to forbid those books in libraries in the army units because...

South Korea: Anti Bush / LMB Protest

Korea: National Duty vs Conscience

A young man who is serving his military service as police decided not to go back to his military unit after vacation and announced the declaration of conscience. The reason...

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