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Tweet of the Day: New 20th Century Fox Theme Park Coming to Korea

» by July 20th, 2014 at 4:01 pm » Comments (13)

20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea— South Korea Daily (@SouthKoreaDaily) July 19, 2014 more »

Five Firefighters Die In Helicopter Crash After Assisting Ferry Boat Search Efforts

» by July 18th, 2014 at 8:08 am » Comments (4)

The Sewol ferry tragedy has claimed five more lives: A firefighting helicopter crashed into a residential area of South Korea's southern city of Gwangju on Thursday, killing all five firefighters on ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Welcome To Hello Kitty Island

» by July 15th, 2014 at 4:03 pm » Comments (3)

Hello Kitty Island has everything a fan of the character could want - and more #Hellokitty #Museum #Jeju— The Jeju Weekly (@JejuWeekly) July 15, 2014 more »

Tweet of the Day: Seoul In Need of A Hero?

» by July 13th, 2014 at 4:23 pm » Comments (13)

[Newsmaker] Seoul needs a true hero to fix social problems ▼To read more: #southkorea— 코리아헤럴드 Korea Herald (@TheKoreaHerald) July 13, 2014 more »

Tweet of the Day: Hanok Love

» by July 9th, 2014 at 4:43 pm » Comments (2)

"In a hanok you are surrounded by nature, by the open sky, the smell of wood": Connecting the Centuries #korea #seoul— Gregory Curley (@gregorycurley) July 5, 2014 more »

South Korean Court Confirms Ban on Dual Citizenship

» by July 4th, 2014 at 9:08 pm » Comments (4)

For anyone thinking they could get dual citizenship in South Korea it appears that will not happen any time soon: The Constitutional Court ruled Thursday that the current ban on dual ...more »

South Koreans Push for the Right To Be Forgotten on the Internet

» by July 2nd, 2014 at 8:58 pm » Comments (7)

Some in South Korea are pushing for the right to be forgotten on the Internet based on a recent court ruling in Europe: Last month, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ...more »

NTSB Confirms Asiana Flight 214 Crashed Due to Pilot Error; Why Did Pilot Try to Stop Evacuation?

» by June 26th, 2014 at 3:06 am » Comments (9)

Via a reader tip comes news that the NTSB has officially blamed the pilots for the crash of Asiana Flight 214 in San Francisco last year that killed three people ...more »

South Korea’s Fertility Rate Continues To Decline

» by June 25th, 2014 at 8:42 am » Comments (15)

This has been an ongoing issue for Korea, but considering how small the peninsula is does it really make sense to have a high birth rate?: Low employment rates, smaller incomes ...more »

Yoo Byung-eon’s Wife and Brother Arrested, Is the Net Closing on Yoo?

» by June 24th, 2014 at 4:28 am » Comments (5)

Hopefully this arrest helps lead to the arrest of Yoo byung-eun as well: The wife of the fugitive owner of the sunken Sewol-ho ferry has been arrested on charges of embezzling ...more »

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