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Kyle Van Horn, Chris Kerr, Richard Collie (Venceremos)
For the First Time in Years
Debate Heats Up Over Capital Punishment
NEWS AND STUFF
South Korea takes first steps against swine flu.
National Assembly panel okays KORUS FTA.
Nine Arrests Made in Jang Ja-yeon Case
No justice for Jeon Ji-hyun, but hopefully for Jang Ja-yeon
Burying the Jang Ja-yeon investigation : Arts & Entertainment : Home
Rookie actress Woo Seung-yeon commits suicide
Wonder Girls’ Yoobin to netizens: You can bite my supposedly fat ass
South Korea’s squeeze on financial news – Los Angeles Times
Coyner’s Comment: Asian governments are not well known in skillfully handling international public relations. The worst are probably North Korea and China, with Japan running a close third. South Korea is not much better than Japan. At least Lee Myung-bak may have the right idea, assuming his strategy is based on positive proactive rather than insecure reactive reasons.
Headline of the day
Seven school staff killed in car accident.
Kim Jong-il’s youngest son elevated to post in military body
THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO WHAA?
Forget Regular Boshintang: Time for DISCO Boshintang!
Korean the official language of Australia and New Zealand?
WiBro: On It’s Last Legs? Or Given a Leg Up?
Was the movie “JSA” prophetic about choco pies?
Koreans Addicted to Instant Coffee
The Kimchi Revolution May Finally Be Here
Facebook | Videos Posted by Stephannie White: OREO Economics
Korea Times presents Korean dining etiquette.
Report: Anti-Junk Food Law Toothless
Because it’s more of an anti-western food law–instant noodles are given more wiggle room compared to burgers
Will ‘Hagwon Curfew’ Work?
President Pledges Reform in College Entrance System
Mothers, others to help teach after-school classes – INSIDE JoongAng Daily
Ignorance from yet another big name in the English industry.
More ignorance about the outside world from government officials
“Famous Actors” Arrested for Selling, Using Drugs
“Sexy” as “Cute” in Korean Popular Culture
Our Korean Apartment
Constant Crafter has left Korea
Commission Suggests Easing of E-2 Visa Rules
Foreigners Involved in Crimes Top 20,000
Oh this is good.
(a response to the Gwangju News by a fine upstanding English teacher)
Venturing Out in Land of Morning Calm
This week’s fun KT opinion
What your Korea Blog Sidebar Links Say About You:
TIME WASTERS OF THE WEEK
Couples gather by night to take in ‘frothy spouts’
Well, there goes your Halloween lesson.
Feel like racing up Wolchulsan for charity?
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Randy Redman (Intel Analyst)
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