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Amnesty International Calls On South Korea To Stop Sending Weapons to Israel

» by July 31st, 2014 at 8:02 am » Comments (8)

Amnesty International is unsurprisingly calling on South Korea to stop providing weapons to the Israelis: South Korea should immediately halt the transfer of all weapons to Israel in light of the ...more »

Prosecutors Ask For Longer Sentence at North Korea Spy’s Appeal Trial

» by July 30th, 2014 at 8:53 am » Comments (0)

I guess we will see if any backroom deals have been worked out to reduce Lee Seok-ki's prison sentence after the leftist lawmaker was convicted and sentenced to 12 years ...more »

EU Delays Naming South Korea an Illegal Fishing Nation

» by July 26th, 2014 at 8:00 am » Comments (2)

Considering the illegal fishing that the Chinese do in South Korea's waters every year, it makes it hard to complain about this if Korean fishermen and doing the same thing: The ...more »

Trains Collide in Gangwon Province Killing 1 and Injuring Dozens

» by July 23rd, 2014 at 7:53 am » Comments (5)

It looks like negligence or a signal malfunction led to this accident.  Fortunately it appears the trains were not traveling too fast which would have made this accident much worse: Two ...more »

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 »

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