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· April, 2012

Stories about South Korea from April, 2012

China: Kim Jong-Un Photoshop meme

Michael Ardaiolo from Shanghaiist has collected a set of photoshop meme circulated via Weibo in China on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

South Korea: Youtube Video Accusing Samsung of Labor Workers Death

While Apple factory workers’ suicides are widely known, not enough data on Samsung's labor workers is available online. A Youtube user posted a video entitled “Samsung's Truth” with English subtitles...

South Korea: International Media Coverage on Continuing Attacks on Stanford Grad Singer

It has been over years several net users harassed a famous rapper named Tablo by questioning his Stanford diploma to the point of almost ruining his career. A Wired.com article...

Perspectives on North Korea's Unsuccessful Rocket Launch

North Korea launched a rocket on April 12, despite international warnings of censure and further isolation. But to its embarrassment, the rocket disintegrated right after the launch and its remnants...

Video: Firefox Flicks Video Contest

The Firefox Flicks worldwide contest will give awards for short films teaching web browser consumers about online issues such as privacy, choice, interoperability and opportunity, and how the non-profit Firefox...

South Korea: Illegal Surveillance of Citizens and Entertainers

South Korea's presidential administration has come under fire over its illegal monitoring of civilians. Entertainers who often hosted anti-government protests have revealed that they have been followed and monitored by...

Greenpeace Blocked from Entering South Korea for Their Nuclear Stance

South Korean immigration authorities blocked three Greenpeace staffers from entering the country. Kumi Naidoo, international executive director of Greenpeace tweeted about the incident and his several tweets are rapidly translated in...

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