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Why I Hope For A Reunification With North Korea

안승준 | 게시됨 2016년 09월 10일

These days, kids at my school (for the blind and near-blind) really have a lot of tools and services to augment their disability. Those with limited sight, they take advantage of various lenses or even use enlarging lenses engineered specifically designed to assist in seeing things better.

First-hand Accounts of 'Date Violence' Victims

허핑턴포스트코리아 | Sanga Kwak | 게시됨 2015년 09월 11일
기사 보기: K-News, Date Rape, 뉴스

Date violence has been one of the most talked about topics in South Korea the last few months. Posts about actual date violence spread like wildfire v...

PyongYang In Skyscraper Frenzy (Photos)

허핑턴포스트코리아 | Dohoon Kim | 게시됨 2015년 09월 04일
기사 보기: K-News, North Korea, 뉴스

It's not only Seoul that's building towards the sky. North Korea's PyongYang seems to have caught the fever also. Yonhaps News was in PyongYang f...

Animals Die As A Result Of Animal Park Closures

허핑턴포스트코리아 | Sehoi Park | 게시됨 2015년 09월 03일
기사 보기: K-News, Animal Cruelty, 뉴스

Last Tuesday, an indoor animal park called Zooloo Lala closed its doors after less than a year of operation. Shockingly, corpses of wallabies, coaties...

War Of Words Between Maxim Korea And Female Rights Group In Korea

허핑턴포스트코리아 | Sehoi Park, Terence Kim | 게시됨 2015년 09월 03일
기사 보기: K-News, Sexual Abuse, 뉴스

Last month, Maxim Korea was briefly in the news for its upcoming September issue which featured veteran character actor, Byung-ok Kim, whose name is s...

South Korean Lawmakers Propose To Punish Ungrateful Offspring

허핑터포스트코리아 | Sungyoon Won | 게시됨 2015년 08월 28일
기사 보기: K-News, Weird Laws, 뉴스

South Korea's minority party, New Politics Alliance for Democracy(NPAD), is pursuing a legislative throwback of sorts that can best be described as "U...

10 Secrets You Didn't Know About South Korea's Capitol Building

허핑턴포스트코리아 | Byung-chul Kim | 게시됨 2015년 08월 27일
기사 보기: K-News, 뉴스

Every day we're bombarded with news about what goes on in our august institution helmed by our legislators, referred to as the Assembly. However, we a...

This Is No Way To Combat Suicide

송인한 | 게시됨 2016년 08월 17일
기사 보기: K-News, Suicide, 뉴스

I. According to "Suicide Prevention and Respect for Life Law (Suicide Prevention Law, for short)," the federal government is supposed to update its suicide prevention policies every five years.

66 Pictures Of The Aftermath Of Korea's Liberation

허핑턴포스트코리아 | Byung-chul Kim | 게시됨 2015년 08월 18일
기사 보기: K-News, 뉴스

In celebration of Korea's 70th Liberation Day, the National Institute of Korean History has compiled 66 photos taken between Liberation Day on August ...

Seoul National University's 'Class-based' Parking Policy

허핑턴포스트코리아 | Byungjin Kang | 게시됨 2015년 08월 12일
기사 보기: K-News, 뉴스

It's come to light that Korea's premier institute of higher learning, Seoul National University(SNU), maintains a parking policy that discriminates ba...

No Way To Predict When One Of The Million Landmines Might Explode in DMZ

허핑턴포스트코리아 | Sungyoon Won | 게시됨 2015년 08월 12일
기사 보기: K-News, North Korea, 뉴스

An explosion on August 4 in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between South and North Korea resulted in two South Korean noncom officers being gravely inju...

A Baby Boomer Granny's Fashion Sense

정경아 | 게시됨 2015년 08월 10일
기사 보기: K-News, 뉴스

Before I know it, I've hit sixty. A first among the so-called baby boomer generation, what I can say about my life to date is that I've "made it to si...

Tiger Has To Lose Its Fangs Because Of Your Selfie | How To Become A Humane Traveler

이형주 | 게시됨 2016년 08월 10일
기사 보기: K-News, Animal Cruelty, 뉴스

In Korea, this week is the peak of vacation season. Instead of "How are you?"s, people ask "Where are you going for vacation?" Highways and airports a...

I Am A Korean Adoptee in Scandinavia

박소윤 | 게시됨 2015년 08월 30일
기사 보기: K-News, Adoptees, 뉴스

He was born in Daegu, South Korea, but adopted when he was five-months-old by a Danish couple from Silkeborg, Denmark. All his life he grew up a Dane, hardly ever curious abut his identity, though cognizant that his dark hair and eyes looked different from his parents and friends who had blue eyes and blonde hair. Then in 2012, while working as a volunteer to international students at Aalborg University, he got his first taste of what Korean culture is about after meeting some exchange students from Korea.

Wonder Girls go Band!(Videos)

허핑턴포스트코리아 | 강병진,남현지,박세회,김태성 | 게시됨 2015년 07월 30일
기사 보기: K-News, K-Pop, K-Culture, 뉴스

K-pop's singing wonders, Wonder Girls, are back. The reconstituted K-pop girl group, composed of Yubin, Yeeun, Hyelim and Sunmi (who has returned from...

Can China's Economy Soar?

김방희 | 게시됨 2015년 07월 30일
기사 보기: K-News, China, 뉴스

Personally, I don't have any faith in the Chinese Model. If I were comparing China to a car, I'd go so far as to call it a used model.

Samsung Says 'NO' to LGBT Apps

허핑턴포스트코리아 | 김병철 | 게시됨 2015년 07월 28일
기사 보기: K-News, Samsung, Lgbt, 뉴스

Citing that they're contrary to "[Korean] moral values or laws," Samsung Electronics has forbidden LGBT apps to be carried on Samsung Apps, its mobile...

A Whole New Way to Make Outrageously Delicious Cup Noodles

허핑턴포스트코리아 | Hyunji Nam | 게시됨 2015년 07월 28일
기사 보기: K-News, K-Culture, 뉴스

Master chef Choi HyunSuk's perfect al dente cup of ramen noodles! Thanks to tvN's "Wednesday Gourmet" we got a peek at how to turn a humdrum cup of...


Emanuel Pastreich | 게시됨 2016년 06월 02일
기사 보기: K-News, Park Geun-Hye, 뉴스
Emanuel Pastreich

President Park should take with her a plane full of experts in critical fields such as climate change, human trafficking, non-proliferation and cybercrime and the team should engage in low-key discussions with their peers in Washington and elsewhere so as to produce substantial, but not flashy, results. She should not, by any means, try to "out Abe" Abe.

What It Will Take to Make Korea the Center for Think Tanks

Emanuel Pastreich | 게시됨 2016년 05월 22일
기사 보기: K-News, 뉴스
Emanuel Pastreich

Korea faces the tremendous challenges of an aging society with the consequence that the concerns of youth are ignored in favor of the concerns of older people. Such a bias creates tremendous inequity in our society and the think tank should help to alleviate, not reinforce, that bias.