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Lee Yoo Eun · July, 2010

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from July, 2010

28 July 2010

South Korea: A Politician’s ‘Emperor’s Dish’ Enraged Struggling Koreans

A South Korean politician's effort to experience the minimum wage earner's life went backfire due to poor understanding on the severity of the working poor's life conditions.

South Korea: The Suicide Twit

26 July 2010

South Korea: Expectations for New Micro-Finance Loans Rise Among Skeptics

New "Sunshine" micro-finance loans for low income households have just been launched in South Korea. Koreans struggling amidst a financial crisis greeted the news with enthusiasm, although some are also...

25 July 2010

South Korea: Addiction Mutates and Permeates Korean Society

A revolting incident caused by the internet addiction has recently shocked South Korea, and the government and non-profit organizations are rushing for solutions. Korean bloggers share their analysis on the...

23 July 2010

22 July 2010

South Korea: Halting Corporal Punishment In Schools Met With Opposition

South Korean society is buzzing with the old issue of corporal punishment in schools, as an elementary teacher beating his students got leaked into public. A controversy was ignited as...

21 July 2010

South Korea: A National Mourning on A Vietnamese Bride's Death

A young Vietnamese bride was killed by her Korean husband in Korea. Korean bloggers express their condolences to the tragic death of a young wife while urging the government to...

16 July 2010

North Korea: Beauty Plays In the Psychological Warfare

A North Korean waitress who looks much alike South Korean actress has become a new celebrity in South Korea. A YouTube video of a North Korean college girl praising its...

North Korea: Amnesty International Reveals Crumbling Health Care

12 July 2010

South Korea: (iPhone 2) A Hierarchical Society Cannot Make an iPhone

Korean corporates who feel comfortable with hierarchical formation are facing an uphill battle with Apple's creative, horizontal network.

11 July 2010

South Korea: (iPhone 1) Patriotism and Media Manipulation Backfire

The smart phone battle is getting brutal in Seoul. Young, tech-savvy bloggers are pouring over professional reviews of the invincible Apple iPhone and Galaxy S of Samsung that came out...

5 July 2010

South Korea: Keyboard Warriors Against Young Women

Young women are struck down by harsh internet vigilantes in the South Korean internet space. Reasonable voices online, who analyze this phenomenon, say it is caused by the growing social...

1 July 2010

South Korea: K-Pop Icon Hyo-ri Brings the Plagiarism Issue Up To the Light

South Korean pop queen Lee Hyo-ri’s six song from her fourth album has reignited discussion on the country’s plagiarism. Bloggers are debating over why plagiarism is plaguing the nation’s music...

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