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· September, 2012

Stories about South Korea from September, 2012

New Caledonia: Political Tension Grows Over Rights to Nickel Mines

South Korea: Presidential Nominee Stumbles Over Unresolved History

South Korea's ruling conservative party’s presidential nominee has suffered a major setback after she made an offensive remark on a notoriously unfair trial made under her father’s authoritarian rule. Former...

North Korea's Parody of K-Pop Sensation ‘Gangnam Style’

South Korea: Golden Lion Winner ‘Pieta’ Reveals Society's Dark Side

The Golden Lion award-winning Korean film 'Pieta', which is also South Korea's submission for the 2012 Academy Awards (in the foreign-language film category) has sparked social media buzz and ignited...

Japan: Imagining Future Japanese-Korean Relations with ‘Free Hugs’

A "free hugs" video filmed in Korea by a young Japanese man attracted another round of attention this summer. The creator's intent was to "prove that there is hope for...

Hollister Models Clown Koreans Via Twitter, Offending Asians

South Korean President's First Photo on His New Facebook

South Korea: Samsung, National Champion or Corporate Evil?

North Korea: Recap of its Satellite Development and Airspace Usage

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