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· January, 2009

Stories about South Korea from January, 2009

Korea: Death of 5 Evictees in the middle of Seoul

On the 20th of January, residents who were told to be evicted to make way for a new development by February in Yongsan, which is the middle of Seoul, opposed...

Korea: Marital Rape and Suicide

A man who was convicted for the first time in Korea of marital rape in January of 2009 committed suicide.[EN] The judgement stood for his wife who is from the...

Korea: Worse and Worse – North Korea and South Korea

North Korea announced that South Korea’s attitude might cause confrontation between them and suggested a possible conflict [EN]. It leads to anxieties and concern in South Korea. Since the Sunshine...

Korea: Your 17 habits which cause your skin to age faster

Hyejin Kim introduces a post that gives interesting (or funny) information: the 17 habits you have which age your skin.

Korea: Minerva Arrested

Netizen Legend, Minerva, [GV Nov. 30, 2008] has finally been arrested. And his identify was exposed. There have been many rumors that he would be an economic expert, stock expert,...

Korea: Marriage is reality

In order to avoid political issues for once, I found an interesting post and comments from other netizens. It’s about Love, Marriage, and Reality. What do you think? “결혼은 현실이다”라고...

South Korea: Internet and Cultural Barriers to Content Production

Korea: New Year Episode on the Internet and public channels

Waiting for New Year excites people everywhere. People gather together in a place and welcome the New Year. In Korea, every year people gather together around Bosingak Bell Tower and...

South Korea: Frist Sun Ray of 2009

South Korea: Funding Crisis for Public Access Television

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