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Lee Yoo Eun · August, 2010

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from August, 2010

30 August 2010

South Korea: Government Plan To Increase Cigarette Price Meets Public Backlash

South Korea’s health department announced on tripling the price of cigarettes to curb the nation’s high smoking rate, prompting a new round of cigarette price disputes online. Many Koreans agree...

26 August 2010

South Korea: Controversy Overshadows Woman Climber’s World Record

South Korea's Oh Eun-sun is believed to be the first woman to have climbed the world's 14 highest mountains. One of her peaks was being disputed and bloggers have delved...

23 August 2010

South Korea: Civil Service Exams Removed, Years of Studies Wasted?

Many South Koreans are angry over a government's decision to replace the civil service exam with open recruitment. The exam has been praised for giving equal opportunities to applicants regardless...

South Korea: North Korea's Stealth War Manual Disclosed

17 August 2010

South Korea: Shrewder Commercials As Viewers Get Smarter

In South Korea, an indirect type of commercial was apppeared in the country's largest network's prime time news. It was a netizen who caught it, proving once again that the...

12 August 2010

South Korea: Lax Safety Control Lead to Bus Explosion

An ordinary bus in Seoul has exploded with a loud bang, injuring 17 people. The accident was due to overheated gas tanks but fear is growing among the people as...

10 August 2010

South Korea : Lost in Translation, Especially During Vacations

Translation is probably one of the most grueling and painstaking works in the world. In South Korea, to add the translator's already full baggage, people are venting their stress from...