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· September, 2010

Stories about South Korea from September, 2010

South Korea: Broadcasting Power Struggle Bruises Korean Viewers

When two giants fight, it is usually an innocent bystander who gets most hurt. That is exactly what’s happening in South Korea’s broadcasting field, with Korean viewers being the bystanders. Some of...

North Korea:Kim Jong-il Renominated As the North’s Leader

North Korea:Kim Jong-il Appointed Jong-un As the North's General

South Korea:Korea Won the U-17 Women’s World Cup

South Korea:Soap Opera Fans Damaging Traditional Constructions

South Korea-Creative Ways to Revive Traditional Hair Styles

Japan: Hiring research talent from abroad

South Korea:Seoul Hit Hard by Downpours, Twitter reported

South Korea: Pulling Out Four Teeth to Evade Military Obligation

Pulling out one's own teeth is considered one of the most gruesome and painful acts one can do onto oneself. In South Korea, where military service is mandatory, an allegation...

South Korea: Traditional Market Using Gift Certificates

South Korea: The Family Reunion Deal May Lower the Inter-Korean Tension.

North Korea: South May Send Microwavable Rice to North.

Japan, Korea: Traces Of Japan-Korea History Within The Zainichi Community

August 10th, 2010 will remain a historical date in the Japan-South Korea diplomatic relations as the Japanese Prime Minister apologized for past crimes during the Japanese occupation of Korea. Still,...

South Korea:A Controversy Over Reviving Military Incentive.

South Korea: Daughter's Hire Sparks Public Outrage

It is disturbing but universal fact of life. People from the priviledged class get a fancy job easily. In South Korea, a recent hiring of the Foreign Minister’s daughter into...

South Korea: Number One Suicide Country

North Korea: North Released Seven South Korean Fishermen

South Korea: Emotional Rifts during National Thanksgiving Day

As the nation’s biggest holiday ‘Chuseok’, Korean version of Thanksgiving day approaches, families have already started giving each other emotional scratches over the ancestral worship and the tomb maintenance issue....

South Korea:Public Enraged At Minister's Rigging Of The Hiring Process

South Korea: Bloggers Chase After Fat Doughnut Burger

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