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Lee Yoo Eun · August, 2011

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from August, 2011

North Korean Airline Uses Facebook

Marc Perton wrote about North Korean Airline ‘Koryo’ and its use of social media in the Consumerist blog.

South Korea: Anger Erupted over Video of Afro-American Man Assaulting Elderly Couple

A video of an African American man mocking, cursing and assaulting a defenseless elderly Korean couple was spread online, prompting public anger. Police is investigating the case and it is...

South Korea: Journalist Taking Pictures of Women Without Consent

South Korean photo journalists are infamous for their disregard for individual's portrait rights. One citizen journalist from the Wiki Tree site posted photos [ko] of three foreign women in their...

North Korea Plans to Buy Military Jets from Russia?

GI Korea from ROK Drop blog commented on latest allegations that North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il's recent visit to Russia was to buy new fighter jets.

South Korea: Pop Music Censorship Meets with Strong Opposition

More than 2,600 South Korean pop songs have been censored in the past two years for their "hazardous" lyrics. One entertainment agency, however, filed a lawsuit against the government that...

North Korea Got Talent? Video of North Korean Singing Contest on Chinese Site

A short, edited video of the North Korean singing contest was posted on Youku, a video hosting service based in China.

North Korea Kicked out South Korean Workers in Joint Resort Facilities

North Korea kicked out South Korean workers from joint mountain resort in North on August 23, 2011. Robert Neff from the Marmot's Hole blog commented on the existing worries on...

Lessons Gaddafi Should Have Learnt from North Korea

Joshua from One Free Korea, in comparing the North Korean situation with the fall of Gaddafi, explains about the importance of the nuclear deterrent in sustaining the North Korean regime...

North Korea: Kim Jong-il's Yachting Holiday

Michael Madden from the North Korean Leadership Watch published a post on North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il's lavish lifestyle in the impoverished nation. It is believed Kim’s fancy life...

North Korea: Speculation Looms over Kim Jong-il's Visit to Russia

Net user 100gf from Politics and Computers blog posted a brief summary on North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's visit to Russia, a rare official visit for the first time in...

Online Gaming Hackers, North Korea's Next Major Income Source.

Edward Castronova from the Terra Nova commented on allegations that North Korean army of online gaming hackers have breached the servers of popular South Korean online gaming sites to raise...

South Korea: Blood Type Personality Theory, How It Works

The blood type personality theory claims that people's blood type is predictive of their personality and compatibility with others. Nowhere is this belief more popular than in South Korea and...

Missing Dutchman Returns Home after Detention in North Korea

Robert Neff from Marmot's Hole posted about Van der Bijl, a Dutchman who went to North Korea to buy stamps and painting and ended up missing. He has returned home...

Google Logos Celebrate Indian and Korean Independence Days

BuzzInTech posted about Google's celebrations of South Korean and Indian independence days on August 15 by using its special logos in their countries’ Google main search page.

Is North Korea Planning to Kill South Korean Defense Minister?

Robert Neff from the Marmot's Hole blog commented on several news reports on a team of North Korean agents allegedly dispatched to assassinate the South Korean defense minister.

South Korea: Severe Rains and Storms, Evidence of Climate Change?

Steven Borowiec from the Asia Sentinel suggested the recent weeks’ torrential rains and storms in South Korea could be evidence that the climate is changing and commented that the country...

North Korea's Emerging Wealthy Class

The North Korean Economy Watch wrote about the North Korea's growing entrepreneurial class. The post, quoting Andrei Lankov's anecdotal evidence and a taxonomy, defines the North Korean new rich as...

Number of North Korean Defectors Surges In Thailand

ROK drop blog posted a story on a surge of North Korean refugees in northern Thailand. As authorities have failed to give  a clear explanation on causes of the sudden...

South Korea: Extremist Grandpas Attack Labor Activists

The Korea Parents Federation, an extreme right-wing group made up exclusively of elderly Korean men has been involved in clashes with protestors demonstrating against massive layoffs in Busan, South Korea's...

The 5 Craziest Children's Cartoons from North Korea

Mark Hill posted North Korean children's cartoons conveying the regime's propaganda. Many of them are about defending the homeland and food from invaders.

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