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Lee Yoo Eun · March, 2014

TV producer/ multimedia journalist, currently based in Seoul

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Latest posts by Lee Yoo Eun from March, 2014

South Korea: Royal Gate Restoration, Corruption and Suicide

In recent months, particularly murky allegations over the royal gate restoration have unfolded in South Korea. The project's ‘chief carpenter’ is accused not only of using substandard wood, but stealing...

South Korea Singles Out Elderly Drives With ‘Silver Mark’

Seniors must place a special sticker on the back of their car to signify that they are elderly. Rates of fatal crashes involving seniors is on the rise.

South Korea Moves to Restrict Young People's Online Overseas Shopping

Young South Koreans are getting their hands on foreign products not available in their country as well as Korean products at cheaper prices by buying from international sellers.

Korea: English, Borrowed Words, Konglish

Words adopted from another language, or ‘borrowed words’ permeate the Korean language. R. Elgin wrote an informative post about how borrowed English words are being used in Korea compared to...

North Korea: When It Will Collapse?

Although South Korea seems to be plugging unification with North Korea, experts are a little hesitant about projecting North Korea's imminent collapse. NKnews.org published a nice post on the chance of...

South Korea: 6th Grader's ‘Frozen’ Tribute Video

Disney's Oscar-winning animated film ‘Frozen’ is immensely popular in South Korea; it has become the second most-watched foreign film as of last weekend by crossing 10 million admissions. Korean fans have posted...

The Best in Korean Street Food: From Sweet Pancakes to Live Baby Octopus

From sweet pancakes, to wriggling baby octopus eaten alive, Korean street food has attracted foodies worldwide.

K-Pop Music Booms, But Censors Still Loom

K-pop is a success story of music exports and glamour, but a long history of censorship and regulation still affects music markets in South Korea.

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