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What happened this week?
What happened this week?

Read about what happened in Korea this week (Week of May 19 – 23, 2014) National: –       North Korea Fires Two Artillery Shells On Thursday, North Korea fired two artillery shells 150 meters from a South Korean patrol ship operating near the Northern Limit Line. South Korea immediately fired back. Luckily, there were no casualties. […]

A Ferry Disaster Leaves At Least 4 Dead and 291 Missing
A Ferry Disaster Leaves At Least 4 Dead and 291 Missing

A Ferry Disaster Leaves At Least 4 Dead and 291 Missing On 8:55 a.m. (KST), a ferry, Sewol, carrying more than 450 passengers and crew began to sink off the coast of Jindo Island?in South Jeolla Province. So far, there are at least four people dead and hundreds missing. The information for this has been […]

SK Telecom Will Compensate For Glitch
SK Telecom Will Compensate For Glitch

SK Telecom CEO apologized to 5.6 million customers regarding the service failure last week. Friday, March 21, 2014, SK Telecom promised massive compensation for its service failure on Thursday March 20, 2014. An estimated 5.6 million customers in Seoul and some provincial areas were affected by the technical issues of SK Telecom. Many of you […]

Another Leakage of Personal Information From KT Corporation

Two hackers and a telemarketing firm CEO get arrested for the theft of 12 million KT Corp. customers’ personal information. Surnames of Kim and Chung had been hacking users’ personal information from KT since February 2013. KT is Korea’s second largest telecom service provider with about 16 million customers for their mobile, fixed-line telephone, and […]

68 Years Later, Comfort Women Still Cry
68 Years Later, Comfort Women Still Cry

  News on Comfort Women Memorial Peace Monument sits in a chair next to an empty chair of the same likeness outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul. The teenage girl’s hands and feet are bare, a sign of humiliation. Her dress is traditional but simple, her face without a smile and expressionless but her gaze […]

‘Learning English = Hell’, almost 50% of surveyed Korean students claim
‘Learning English = Hell’, almost 50% of surveyed Korean students claim

Kyunghyang Newspaper recently conducted an English education survey of 95 sixth graders from elementary schools in Seoul, over an 11 day period in July. To compare and analyze, they picked one school each from Gangnam-gu, Gangbuk-gu, Mapo-gu, and other innovation schools. The survey was essentially to gauge student opinion of learning English by completing the […]