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Letters: Ignoring Korea | Unwoke GOP | Authoritarianism push | Debt problem | Root cause

The Mercury News 04 Feb 2023
The part of Korea ... We admire South Korea for the music they record and the makeup trends they share all over social media, the culture and scenery in each different part of the country, but we continue to ignore the basic human rights that are taken from the citizens of North Korea.

Fifteen Questions: Soyoung Lee on Harvard Art Museums, Korean and Japanese Ceramics, and Her Lost British Accent

The Harvard Crimson 03 Feb 2023
I had still retained South Korean citizenship only because Korea doesn’t recognize dual citizenship. South Korea was, 80s, 90s, changing so fast, and the contemporary culture at the time was incredibly dynamic, but what my parents retained was old fashioned. So when finally in college, I did a semester in South Korea.

South Korea court rejects temple's claim to statue it says pirates pillaged

Reuters 01 Feb 2023
The Buseoksa Temple in South Korea filed a legal case in 2016 claiming ownership of the statue, which has been in the custody of the government, saying Japanese pirates had plundered it in the 14th century ... South Korea's foreign ministry referred media queries to the Cultural Heritage Administration.

America caught in a hurricane of police brutality

Khaleejtimes 01 Feb 2023
It is a familiar sight in American daily life. The police see an infraction or are called in for a "situation." ... Occasionally, the template changes ... They have a point ... Often and excessively ... They include Iceland, Norway, Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Korea. Can the US return to that path? Not with the kind of permissive gun culture it has.

South Korea court rejects temple’s claim to statue it says pirates pillaged

FX Empire 01 Feb 2023
The Buseoksa Temple in South Korea filed a legal case in 2016 claiming ownership of the statue, which has been in the custody of the government, saying Japanese pirates had plundered it in the 14th century ... South Korea’s foreign ministry referred media queries to the Cultural Heritage Administration.

Must Go-To Countries To Celebrate Lunar New Year

The Facts 30 Jan 2023
Visitors get to see how each Asian country celebrates the New Year differently, with their own unique traditions and cultures ... carnivals, music, dragon dance, food, and cultural display ... South Korea ... Going to South Korea, you will see many people dressed in traditional clothes called hanbok and eating traditional food like ddeokguk.

Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year? Depends who you ask

CNN 29 Jan 2023
For instance, China and South Korea have engaged in numerous feuds over items claimed by both countries, such as kimchi, the iconic fermented vegetable dish, and the traditional hanbok dress ... “Is it possible that they really think the Spring Festival belongs to South Korea?” ...

BTS’ Jin’s Net Worth 2023: Assets, Income, Solo Career and more

Pinkvilla 29 Jan 2023
This K-pop singer was also awarded the Flower Crown or the Hwagwan Order Of Merit by the President of South Korea. Hwagwan happens to be one of the highest honours in South Korea ... The chart’s popular significance in South Korea makes it an important parameter for measuring the success of a song, album, or artist in South Korea. .

BTS' Jung Kook’s Net Worth 2023: Assets, Career, Family, Impact and Influence

Pinkvilla 27 Jan 2023
Born in South Korea’s Busan on September 1, 1997, this K-pop idol has managed to amass attention, affection, wealth and accolades from all over the world ... It is given by the president of South Korea to citizens who have done exceptionally well in the fields of art and culture ... Third Most Loved Celebrity (South Korea, 2019).

Yoon hints at objection to changing spy agency's role

Korea Times 26 Jan 2023
18 raided multiple offices of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, one of the largest umbrella unions in South Korea, on suspicions that former and incumbent senior officials of the union may have formed affiliations with North Korea's Workers' Party Cultural Exchange Bureau ...

Be a sustainability superhero with these responsible traveling tips

Purcell Register 26 Jan 2023
The need for sustainable travel has grown in order to protect the natural resources and wildlife in destinations, and to conserve cultural heritage while creating authentic experiences for tourists ... For example, South Korea is full of culture, history and beauty. If a slower pace suits you, board a ferry to South Korea’s volcanic Jeju Island.

‘Jeopardy is an institution,’ co-host Ken Jennings says during talk at Calvin University

Michigan Live 24 Jan 2023
Appearing at the Covenant Fine Arts Center, the author and game show host spoke about his time as a contestant on Jeopardy, growing up in South Korea, the show’s impact on popular culture, and the value of trivia ... Growing up in South Korea, where his father worked as an attorney, ...

Al Ula listed among best tourist destinations for 2023

Egypt Independent 23 Jan 2023
... the top cities that preserve their history and culture. Villages and cities were also selected for the list in countries such as South Korea, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia and Peru.

Naatu Naatu, Gangnam Style, Macarena: Hits transcending language

Hindustan Times 23 Jan 2023
1 in South Korea, the song went viral worldwide in August 2012, peaking at the second spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and eventually topping charts by year's end in more than 30 countries including Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

Kyodo News Digest: Jan. 21, 2023

Kyodo 21 Jan 2023
TOKYO - Japan resubmitted a gold and silver mine complex on Sado Island for the UNESCO World Heritage list after amending flaws indicated by the organization from a previous application made last year, the Japanese culture minister said Friday, against the wishes of South Korea.

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