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· April, 2009

Stories about South Korea from April, 2009

Korea: Things that might surprise you in North America

A netizen shows an interesting post about 22 things that surprise you while you travel America. It is fun to see how things are natural in a place could be...

Global crisis affects Cambodian migrant workers

Due to the global economic crisis, South Korea has reduced the number of migrant workers it will accept this year. This is bad news for Cambodia's migrant workers. Many Cambodians...

Global Recession: The world is talking. Are we listening?

There is no lack of online articles about the various aspects of the global economic crisis. Many of them are written by economic experts and policymakers. What about the perspectives...

Korea: Is teachers’ physical punishment toward students a crime?

A second grade student at a primary school was struck 27 times by her teacher because she gave the wrong answer to a math question. After her mother put a...

Korea: Launch of Missile (or Satellite) from North Korea and South Koreans.

What people expected really happened. North Korea launched their rocket or satellite on the 5th of April, which is tree planting day in South Korea. After the event there have...

Japan: Rocket Launched

Tobias Harris has been writing about Japan media and government's reaction in Observing Japan. His latest post is about Japanese government next move in UN Security Council.

South Korea: Protesting NK Missile Launch

Todd from Ohmynews! has written a photo report on a protest on April 5 against North Korea Missile launch.

Korea: Soccer Game between Korea and Korea.

For the 2010 World Cup of South Africa, there was a preliminary game in South Korea. The appointed teams were North Korea and South Korea. After the game, bloggers share...

Global Job Losses and Returning Migrant Workers

This post focuses on the stories of the unemployed and migrant workers who are returning home to their countries. Job layoffs are perceived by most people as the primary and...

South Korea: No Longer Conservative

The Grand Narrative explains why and how South Korea is no longer a conservative country.

Causes and Consequences of the Coup in Madagascar

After the power transfer that took place on March 17th in Madagascar, unrest is still growing strong in the island nation. 15,000 protested against the coup Saturday for the sixth...

South Korea: Worst-Case Scenario on missile crisis

Lee Byong-chul from Ohmynews looks into the recent conflict between North and South Korea over missile launch. Lee thinks it's time for South Korea to prepare for the worst case...

South Korea: Internet Real Name System

Matt from Gust of popular feelings reviews the Internet Real Name System at the time when Google decided to adopt the practice in Korea youtube.

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