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· October, 2009

Stories about South Korea from October, 2009

South Korea: Foreign gangs

Robert Koehler from the Marmot's Hole picked up a news story about police's cracking down of foreign gangs and gave an introduction to the character of different foreign gangs.

South Korea: Jeju Olle routes

Jean Min from Ohmynews! told the story of the restoration of “Olle”, a walking path, in Jeju island.

Adoption: Securing the Rights of Mothers and Children

Women speak out from all sides of the issue: adoptees, natural mothers and adoptive mothers try to make sense of the legal, reproductive and human rights issues behind adoptions.

South Korea: Korean women, sexually conservative or liberal?

The Grand Narratives has an interesting post on the stereotype of Korean women being sexually conservative.

South Korea: Historical site visit

Robert Koehler from shared his vacation visit to Seoul's Daehangno district at Marmot's Hole. Apart from posting pictures, he also wrote the historical value of the sites.

South Korea: Male social behaviour

Ask a Korean! discusses about the male expression of same sex friendship in Korea, which is quite different from western culture.

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