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· November, 2008

Stories about South Korea from November, 2008

30 November 2008

Korea: The Birth of Internet Netizen Legend

A new Hong Gil Dong [EN] emerged on the Internet of Korea! A netizen who is just known as “Minerva” started writing his economic analysis in Agora—a Netizens’ panel— in...

26 November 2008

Madagascar: Land deal with Daewoo finally rejected by authority

Korea: An Actress, Her Good Deed, and Her Family History.

A popular young actress who is called the ‘national sister’ due to her naivete, humble attitude, and good acting, Moon Geun-young is famous for making donations to society. She usually...

23 November 2008

Madagascar: South Korean Land Deal Sparks Controversy

South Korea has just leased half of all the arable land in Madagascar according to the Financial Times. This has stirred quite a debate in the Malagasy blogosphere about land...

18 November 2008

Another Separation between North Korea and South Korea

North Korea has announced that it will close the land border and cut non-military phone links with South Korea [BBC News]. Relations between North Korea and South Korea have been...

South Korea: School Boy Beaten to Death

16 November 2008

Korea: Why are you still single?

Autumn… fallen leaves and colorful trees, and a romantic season. Autumn is regarded as a season when you feel lonely, you feel a good appetite, and feel a strong reading...

10 November 2008

Korea: Adultery and Constitution

A big scandal [En] involving two entertainers’ marriage life, affairs, and legal fighting in Korea this year has brought up whether adultery should be legal or not. An actress was...

8 November 2008

Korea: Obama and Korea

A blogger’s post Why am I supporting Obama even though it might be against national interests has been popular in portal sites. I introduce why he is supporting Obama and...

4 November 2008

Americans Vote. The World Speaks.

Political news junkies, listen up! Global Voices U.S. election weblog, Voices without Votes is working round the clock to provide you with constant fix of world opinion.

2 November 2008

Korea: Spreading propaganda leaflets to North Korea

South Korean civil rights groups have infuriated North Korea by releasing “bbira” propaganda leaflets into the country by sea and by air. Activists have recently sent the leaflets using fishing...