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Obesity Rate Increases Among Korea’s Lower Income Bracket

» by August 22nd, 2014 at 3:23 am » Comments (0)

Here is another sign that South Korea is no longer a developing nation: Korea has fallen victim to the paradoxical first-world syndrome where the poor and people from small rural communities ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Job Opportunity

» by August 21st, 2014 at 4:05 pm » Comments (0)

Seoul Selection is hiring a staff member to handle local and overseas marketing for our bookshop. Applicants...— Seoul Selection (@SeoulSelection) August 20, 2014 more »

Korea Announces Plan to Build Underwater Rail Tunnel to Jeju Island

» by August 21st, 2014 at 7:59 am » Comments (12)

This will be really impressive if the South Koreans are able to build this: An underwater tunnel is to create a high-speed rail link connecting the southern resort island of Jeju ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Michigan Comfort Women Monument

» by August 19th, 2014 at 4:50 pm » Comments (3)

Monument for Sex Slavery Victims Set up in Michigan— KBS World Radio (@KBSWorldRadio) August 18, 2014 more »

Tweet of the Day: Lewd Behavior On Cheju

» by August 15th, 2014 at 4:44 pm » Comments (1)

<blockquote lang="en"><p>Jeju prosecution chief under suspicion of lewd public behavior <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Yonhap News Agency (@YonhapNews) <a href="">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//" charset="utf-8"></script> more »

Tweet of the Day: South Korea the Catholic Church of the Future?

» by August 13th, 2014 at 4:19 pm » Comments (1)

5 reasons South Korea is the church of the future— South Korea Daily (@SouthKoreaDaily) August 13, 2014 Unsurprisingly nothing was mentioned about the Catholic church in Korea being used by ...more »

Korea’s First “Astronaut” Quits Research Position with Korean Government

» by August 13th, 2014 at 7:29 am » Comments (23)

South Korea's first astronaut space tourist has quit her research job with the Korean government: The first South Korean astronaut has left the state-run research institute for personal reasons, the institute ...more »

Tweet of the Day: NIS Investigated for Political Meddling

» by August 12th, 2014 at 4:13 pm » Comments (0)

South Korea's spy agency is under a cloud for political meddling. @fcaidan dissects the issues— Alastair Gale (@AlastairGale) August 11, 2014 more »

Descendant of American Missionary Receives Korean Citizenship

» by August 11th, 2014 at 9:02 pm » Comments (9)

The Wall Street Journal's Korea Real Time site has an interesting story about how an American lawyer has received Korean citizenship due to the past history of his ancestors: Call it ...more »

Picture of the Day: War & Women’s Human Rights Museum Opens In Seoul

» by August 11th, 2014 at 1:08 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Kim Bok-dong, a victim of Japan's wartime sex slavery, speaks during a ceremony for the completion of a mural outside the War and Women's Human Rights ...more »

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