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· June, 2009

Stories about South Korea from June, 2009

South Korea: Old city is gone

Matt from Gust of popular feeling showed how a large part of the old Seoul city, Pimatgol/Cheongjin-dong area north of Jongno between Gwanghwamun and Jonggak Station, has been shrouded by...

South Korea: Citizen declaration

Cynthia Yoo from Ohmynews International reports on a citizen declaration petition against President Lee Myung-bak's government.

Korea: Kim Jong-il’s Heir

Beom-seok Sohn from Ohmynews International discusses the potential candidates of North Korea state leader Kim Jong-il's successor.

South Korea: Media bias against English teacher

Metropolitician wrote in Korean Media Watch on the media bias against foreign English teacher in South Korea.

South Korea: June 10 democracy demand

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the June 10, 1987 victory over the military dictatorship. Over 1200 professors at six universities have jointly signed a statement concerning the “death of...

North Korea: Two American Journalists Sentenced to Hard Labor

News coming out of Pyongyang is not encouraging. After being accused of illegally crossing the border to North Korea, American Current TV journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee have been...

Chinese people's reaction to North Korea missile test

While the international society is working hard to maintain the security and peace on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea has conducted the second nuclear test on 25 May and launched...

South Korea: Roh Moo-Hyun, 1946-2009

Ask a Korean! wrote a very informative article on former president Roh Moo-Hyun (1946-2009), his life and contribution in Korea history.

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