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· May, 2007

Stories about South Korea from May, 2007

20 May 2007

Starcraft shook Korea again

Jesus will turn down 1,000won for the donation

Korea: 518, Gwangju Massacre

It was 518. A number Koreans don’t forget. Blogs were filled with ‘518’ for several days in order to commemorate the Gwangju Massacre (Gwangju Democratizaion Movement) on the 18th of...

15 May 2007

Why should Korean women not do military service?

Teachers’ Day in Korea (2)

McDonald’s coffee better than Starbucks?

South Korea: Bird Starvation

South Korea: FTA Renegotiation?

Korea: Teachers’ Day, the heaviest burden?

“What anniversary imposed the heaviest burden on you?” This was the topic of a poll at a discussion section of a portal site in Korea on Parents Day. Guess what?...

12 May 2007

Korea: AIDS and single mothers in Korea and the power of soap operas

AIDS and single mothers are not easy topics in Korean society. Single mothers mean sex before the marriage and are not moral. AIDS is regarded as the result of dangerous...

11 May 2007

Korea: Living as descendants of Japanese collaborators in Korea

On the second of this month, the Korean government decided to take over land belonging to the families of nine Korean collaborators of the Japanese during the Japanese colonization period...

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