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Lee Yoo Eun · January, 2011

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from January, 2011

Egypt Protests 2011 in Seoul, South Korea.

Korean and Egyptian activists held a protest together in front of the Egyptian Embassy in Seoul today. Several local media published articles on today's demonstration which titled ‘ A Protest...

South Korea: A Photo Exhibition on Abandoned Animals of Yeonpyeong Island

Pressian posted heartbreaking photos of animals abandoned in the Yeonpyeong island after North Korea's artillery attack. An animal rights group, KARA, held a photo exhibition in Seoul displaying photos of...

North Koreans Reportedly Consume the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Infected Cattle.

Reports have come out from NGO groups that North Korea, as well as South Korea, may hit hard by the foot-and-mouth disease. A more gruesome report[ko] came out from Open Radio for North Korea, a radio...

South Korea's Most Retweeted Story: Newspaper Ad Against Unfair Layoff

South Korea's Hongik University laid off its maintenance workers who formed a labor union. This has sparked mass online protest, prompting citizens to buy a newspaper ad proposing the Dean...

A Korean Vessel Rescued from Somali Pirates, Worries of Retaliation Grow

Last Friday, South Korean special forces successfully rescued its 21 crew members who had been held as hostages by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea. Prudent net users have raised...

Samsung Released An Optimistic Outlook on Korean Security

Samsung Economic Research Institute(SERI) released its annual report on Korean peninsula's peace in 2011. SERI speculated that the military tension between two Koreas is likely to subside. Read full report[en]....

Korean Gov Enforces Its Privacy Regulations on Facebook

Faceboook has agreed to make adjustments on its privacy regulation in Korea as the company rules have failed to meet domestic internet laws. The change may mean more protection on...

Korea: Twitter Launches Korean Service

Twitter is available in Korean language starting from today. Korean Tweeters have welcomed the news. Twitter's co-founder, Evan Williams introduced Korean Twitter via twitter(@ev). It was available only in English,...

South Korea: During Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak, A Female Official Died of Fatigue

A female official who handled quarantine work has died of fatigue, South Korea's citizen media, Wiki Tree reported today[ko]. As the country faced its worst foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, the workload...

North Korea: Drugs Rampant, Even Among Teens

North Korean insiders and defectors have testified that drugs are widespread in North Korea. Most recent reports told that drugs are popular gifts among teens and even ordinary middle-class citizens...

South Korea: Public Enraged at Sexual Harassment in Tweet Space

Twitterer @koreain sent the final warning tweet[ko] to a high-profile media worker (and a married man) who is reportedly to had harassed a woman via Twitter. Koreain urged the man...

South Korean Net users Brought Back a Questionable Murder Case to Police

A posting by the mother of the victim[ko] has mobilized net users to file an online petition and drawn media attention to a questionable murder case. The mother claimed her...

Important Facebook Addresses in South Korea

South Korean net users have gathered Facebook addresses of important organizations, political figures, businessmen and media people, South Korea's citizen media Wiki Tree posted here[ko].

North Korea: Public Complaints Continue to Mount

North Korean insiders have reported that in the midst of ongoing food shortages and with the succession in progress, more North Korean people are expressing their complaints about Kim family, wrote[ko] Daily NK,...

North Korean official twitter and website hacked

Intense cyber attacks were inflicted between South and North Korea. Sparked by one South Korean net user posting an insulting poem about the Kim family on the North Korean official...

North Korean Twitter Account Hacked by S.Koreans

South Korean hackers have allegedly attacked North Korean government's official twitter account @Uriminzok, filling the timeline with harsh slurs about North Korean regime, S.Korea's citizen media Wiki Tree reported[ko] with...

Korea: Poem insulting Kim family posted on NKorean Govt Website

It was revealed that a poem cursing Kim's regime was posted on the North Korean regime's official site for two days and was read by several hundreds, Free North Korea...

North Korea:Kim Jong-un's Birthday Approaches, More Analyses Came Out

As North Korea's heir apparent Kim Jong Un's birthday (Jan.8) approaches, more analyses and predictions are made on the regime's prospect. Daily NK, a Seoul-based online media which exclusively deals with...

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Said Mt. Baekdu Will Erupt in 2016

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il is allegedly to have said “Mt. Baekdu will erupt in 2016” and urged mine workers to produce iron ore when it is available, PSCORE(People for...

South Korea: Pleas Against Cattle Killing in Foot-and-Mouth Outbreak

A farm boy's online posting about how he and his family watched all their cattle be killed, has inspired even more public outrage against a decision by the South Korean...

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