Government meddling and restrictions on freedoms threaten to unravel hard-fought democratic gains, critics say.
“In modern art, as everyone knows, the beauty of deformity is very often emphasized, insisted upon. But how different is Korean deformity. The former is produced deliberately, the latter naturally. Korean work is merely the natural result of the artisan’s state of mind, which is free from dualistic man-made rules.” – Bernard Leach (1887–1979) Have […]
South Korea's path from postwar poverty to modern wealth is a rags-to-riches tale well suited to cinema, and it's intimately presented through one family in "Ode to My Father," the country's latest box office smash.
Hosts Australia outlasted South Korea to win the 2015 Asian Cup with a dramatic 2-1 victory after extra time. Goals from attacking midfielders Massimo Luongo and James Troisi snatched the win and a maiden trophy for the Socceroos, per...Show More Summary
Substitute James Troisi scores winner in extra-time helping his side beat former world cup semi-finalists South Korea.
Bernie standing in front of a Air Koryo IL-62 – Photo: Bernie Leighton We always love when other media understands an AvGeek and wants to tell their stories. This posted today on CNN, written by Thom Patterson, talking about some of the adventures that our Bernie Leighton and others have had chasing old Russian [...]Show More Summary
Uh oh, this is never a good thing. Giving Iran nukes, within striking distance of both Saudi Arabia and Israel?
So after 30 games, 257 shots on target, 178 saves and 77 goals, we’re down to one final meaningful game in the AFC Asian Cup — Australia against South Korea (live on One World Sports and DishWorld at 4am ET/1am … Continue reading ?
Robert E Kelly Security, North Korea The very reason North Korea built nuclear weapons was to deter US offensive action. It is hardly a leap of logic to think that the North would launch once US ground forces arrived on its territory. Earlier...Show More Summary
Hosts Australia must overcome South Korea to lift the 2015 Asian Cup on home soil. That won't be easy considering the form their opponent has been in during the tournament. Before delving into a preview, here are the relevant viewing and schedule details: Date: Friday, January 30 Time: 11 p.m. Show More Summary
Pyongyang may be planning to sell plutonium to Iran.
On this day in history… President George W. Bush labelled North Korea, Iran, and Iraq as the “Axis of Evil” during his State of the Union address on January 29, 2002. “States like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world,” declared Bush. Show More Summary
Samsung will soon unveil its next major flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, which might be released in two distinct versions in the coming months, including a regular model and an “Edge” version. Reports from South Korea detailing some...Show More Summary
DPMO has announced the identification of one US MIA from World War II and one US MIA from Korea. • 1st. Lt. James F. Gatlin, Jr., 575th Bombardment Squadron, 391st Bombardment Group, 9th Air Force, US Army Air Forces, was lost 23 December 1944 in Germany. He was accounted for 9 January 2015. • CPL […]
Exam papers aren't only for test taking. In South Korea, they're for drawing. Read more...
Former South Korean President Lee Myung-ba claims to have rejected the astronomical demands for money and food
Satellite images reveal that the isolated state may be resuming the nuclear project
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co said on Thursday that October-December profit fell 36 percent from a year earlier, confirming the firm's first annual earnings decline in three years. The world's top smartphoneShow More Summary
SK Telecom has just incorporated a tongue-twister of a technology into its Nokia-built LTE network in Gwangju, South Korea. It’s called Enchanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination, or eICIC for short, and its…
Even though Nicole Brewer hails from Detroit, Michigan, she has made the world her home. After stints in South Korea, Germany, and South Africa, Nicole decided to take a job as an English instructor in Nizwa, Oman. When she’s not at the head of the class, she’s hard at work building I Luv 2 Globetrot, a blog she co-founded with a…