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· July, 2012

Stories about South Korea from July, 2012

27 July 2012

South/North Korean Flag Mix Up – Biggest Blunder in Olympic History?

"It is hard to host the event perfectly without making any single mistake. But this case of displaying the South Korean flag in a North Korean game...It is more than...

20 July 2012

South Korea: Mega Corporation Lotte Faces Nationwide Boycott

In South Korea, over two million small business owners have called for a nationwide boycott of products made by conglomerate Lotte Group. This unprecedentedly large scale collective action has spread...

15 July 2012

South Korea: Net Neutrality Debate Re-emerges

Net neutrality debates in South Korea re-emerged after a recent government decision. South Korean online space erupted with complaints blaming the government for favoring telecommunication companies.

14 July 2012

South Korea: False Letter Case Closed, Cover-up for President?

Political allegations and looming suspicions have taken over South Korea yet again, after the Prosecutor's office acquitted every one involved in the controversial 'false letter case', igniting accusations that they...

6 July 2012

South Korea: President's Brother Questioned in Corruption Probe

Following bribery allegations, the South Korean President's brother Lee Sang-deuk has been questioned by authorities, but many speculate that he might be a scapegoat in a wider scandal that could...

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