· November, 2010

Stories about South Korea from November, 2010

Korea:Japanese Pop Star's Asian Slanted-Eye Photo Controversy

  3 November 2010

Two members of Morning Musume, Japanese pop group made headlines in several Korean newspapers with photos of them slanting their eyes (photos from Korean blog),the same posture that got Miley Cyrus under fire for taunting people of Asian descent. In the original link(removed), one member wrote below the photo ‘this...

South Korea: The Super-Supermarkets Twitter shootout

  1 November 2010

As mega-markets arrive to devour small businesses, serious discussions have been rekindled in Korea in both online and offline venues. On the night of October 28, two formidable opponents, one representing big corporations and the other standing the small business owners, engaged in a battle on in Twitter.