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· January, 2010

Stories about South Korea from January, 2010

South Korea: Why do Koreans like cute things?

Ask a Korean! tries to answer the question on why Koreans like cute things.

Korea: Translating The Tweets Of Novelist Lee Oisoo

Lee Oisoo is a Korean novelist and artist who has been described as "an eccentric, a genius and a lunatic". When he set up a Twitter account last year he...

South Korea: Mediact to be dismantled

Mediact, South Korea's first public media center, will be dismantled in 1st of February under the Lee Myung Bak's government (more from interlocals). A petition has been launched to save...

Korea: Cell phone information belt

Ask a Korean! translates an article that explains how NGOs obtain information from North Korea via cell phone imported from China.

South Korea: Woman worker's promotion grief

71% of the South Korea working woman believed that the promotion systems at their companies placed women at a disadvantage. (via James Turnbul's Grand Narratives)

South Korea: Health care system

Ask a Korea explains to the readers how the health care system in South Korea works.

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