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Japanese Town Removes Memorial to Forced Korean Laborers

» by July 24th, 2014 at 3:49 am » Comments (0)

So is the local Japanese government inferring that forced labor of Koreans during World War II did not happen? Local authorities in Japan have demanded the removal of a monument in ...more »

Trains Collide in Gangwon Province Killing 1 and Injuring Dozens

» by July 23rd, 2014 at 7:53 am » Comments (4)

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 »

Former ESL Teacher Quincy Black Sentenced 2.5 Years in Jail for Filming Sex with Minor

» by July 22nd, 2014 at 9:50 pm » Comments (12)

Well the ESL teacher that was extradited by Korean authorities from Armenia of all places has now been sentenced to 2.5 years in jail by a Korean court for filming ...more »

Yoo Byung-eun Body Found; Let the Conspiracy Theories Begin

» by July 22nd, 2014 at 5:29 am » Comments (40)

The body of the fugitive ferry boat owner has been found in an orchard outside of Suncheon: Police said Tuesday that they have found the body of a fugitive tycoon wanted ...more »

Piketty’s Economic Theories Coming to Korea

» by July 22nd, 2014 at 3:13 am » Comments (6)

The lefts favorite economist will soon be publishing his book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" in South Korea.  His theories have caused a large debate among Korean netizens that KoreaBang ...more »

China Warns of Arms Race as US Reportedly Moves to Deploy THAAD to Korea

» by July 21st, 2014 at 4:34 am » Comments (0)

The Chinese have some nerve to complain about an arms race in the region when its them and North Korea that are causing the arms race: Noting that neither its range ...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 »

Picture of the Day: More Koreans Want to Pimp Their Rides

» by July 18th, 2014 at 1:34 pm » Comments (15)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="553"] You can see more customized Korean cars at this Wall Street Journal link.[/caption] more »

Picture of the Day: SDF Protest

» by July 17th, 2014 at 1:06 pm » Comments (2)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499"] A group of activists stages a rally in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on July 11, 2014, to protest against the event at the ...more »

Does South Korea Need Iron Dome to Defend Against North Korean Rockets?

» by July 17th, 2014 at 8:43 am » Comments (0)

There is no doubt the system has been a success for the Israelis, but would it be just as useful for Seoul to purchase as well? As conflict between Israel and ...more »

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