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· August, 2012

Stories about South Korea from August, 2012

South Korea: K-Pop Video ‘Gangnam Style’ Goes Viral Internationally

South Korean singer Psy's tune 'Gangnam Style' has gone viral internationally, with its YouTube video surpassing 70 million hits as of today. This has got many Koreans talking and the...

South Korea: Controversial Launch of Online Music Video Rating

South Korean authorities have launched a new ratings system for music videos posted online. The new bill requires every music video (or promotional video) and even movie trailers to be...

Korean Protester Being Chased and Beaten by Japanese Right Wing Groups and Gangsters

Hollywood's Next Go-To Enemies: North Korea and China

South Korea: President's Unprecedented Visit to Disputed Islands a Smokescreen?

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak made an unprecedented and highly controversial visit to the Dokdo islands. However, skepticism and suspicion grow strong in the Korean Twittersphere, with many calling the...

South Korean President Made an Unprecedented Visit to Disputed Dokdo Islands

North Korea: First Lady Spotted With A Luxury, ‘Dior’ Handbag

South Korea: Driving Force and Little-Known Facts Behind its Olympic Success

South Korea: Mass Firing of TV Writers from Investigative Program

Although an unprecedentedly long strike by workers from South Korea's largest TV network, MBC, officially ended in mid-July, complaints and anger has yet again resurfaced after the network fired every...

Funny Image of How Australian Newspaper Distinguishes Two Koreas

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