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Lee Yoo Eun · October, 2010

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from October, 2010

South Korea: Few Christians’ ‘Spiritual Mapping’ Enraged Korean Public

A handful of Christians’ “spiritual mapping” to the largest Buddhist temple in southern Seoul has enraged Korean public. A Youtube video shows (the original video had been removed) a church...

South Korea: A Repairman Won the Nation's Biggest Singing Contest.

Hur Gak, is a stout, homey-looking repairman who took home the trophy of the nation's biggest singing contest, “Superstar K,” Korean version of American Idol. Hur won around 177 thousand USD,...

South Korea: Protesting with Flowers and Pink Placards

In South Korea, a female protester made a change in the conservative education sector, a feat no burly protester with a Molotov cocktail has succeeded in achieving over several decades.

South Korea: North Korean Defector's Struggling Life In Big Cities

A North Korean defector's life in South Korea is tough. Even after hundreds hours of study in Hanawon, the state-run resettlement facility, the defector's first encounter with the real world outside North...

South Korea:A Star Anchor Threatens To Sue a Twitterer.

South Korea’s star anchorwoman, Kim Ju-ha made headlines as she threatens to file a defamation lawsuit against a tweeter who called her “brainless.” Many Twitterers are condemning her reaction as ‘neurotic’....

Big Corporations, South Korea's Human Rights Blind Spot

Hospitals, prisons and the army are three places spots where absolute authority is held by one side. In Korea, there's another human rights blind spot: big corporatations. Lots of information...

South Korea:Local Twitter and Facebook Alike Facing an UpHill Battle

Korea had been a well known holdout country in Global IT trend. As the country enters the wave of TGIF (Twitter, Google, iPhone, Facebook), Korean IT companies have come up...

South Korea:Photos of the Hi Seoul Festival

Blogger MyCar 9960 uploaded photos[ko] of the 2010 Hi Seoul Festival, Seoul's seasonal cultural festival. A series of indoor and street performances, parades and exhibitions are held in several spots...

North Korea: North Korea's Alledged Flicker Account

The world's most reclusive states, North Korea is believed to have open a Flicker account and uploaded 26 photos of the regime's propaganda events, Yonhap reported on North Korea's alledged Flicker...

South Korea:Senior N.Korean Defector Hwang Jang-yop Died of Natural Causes

Senior North Korean defector, Hwang Jang-yop died at his home in Seoul yesterday. Police confirmed that he died of natural causes. Many Korean mourners visited his alter to pay their...

South Korea: Pusan International Film Festival Begins, Twitterers Abuzz

The 2010 Pusan International Film Festival(PIFF) begins today in South Korean city of Pusan(sometimes spelled Busan)where stars from Hollywood, Bollywood and China gathered with film-makers. PIFF’s official twitter is buzzing...

South Korea: Social Network’s Personal Information Gathering Evoke Public Anger

The KaKao talk, a Korean version of twitter, today unnoticingly switched its contract to collect more of the user’s personal information. Korean Twitterers have fiercely retweeted the changed terms and...

South Korea:Huge Fire Set On Fancy Building In Busan

A luxurious 38-story apartment building in South Korea's southern city of Busan was set ablaze. The fire has spread quickly. It rose from 4th floor up to the top within...

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