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· July, 2011

Stories about South Korea from July, 2011

30 July 2011

South Korea: Controversies on the Return of Korean Royal Books

Koreans celebrated in May 2011 the return of a collection of Korean Royal books, looted by French troops in 1866. As it was later found out that the return was...

28 July 2011

South Korea: 41 Dead in Torrential Flooding and Landslides

Torrential rain has battered South Korea for several consecutive days, causing landslides, flooding and power cuts. At least 41 people have been killed and 12 people are still missing. Throughout...

22 July 2011

South Korea: Women-Only Subway Car Meets Strong Opposition

As the subway sexual harassment is on the rise, especially during rush hours and late nights, Seoul city government has decided to launch women-only subway compartment to cut down the...

South Korean Twitterers Mobilized As East Sea(Sea of Japan) Conflict Intensifies

7 July 2011

South Korea: Marine's Shooting Spree Reveals Collective Bullying Tradition

In South Korea on June 4, 2011, a marine opened fire at several of his fellow soldiers, killing four and injuring two. As the days have passed, accusations have begun...

North Korea Behind Cyber Attacks, Computer Security Firm Said