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The controversial “New Right” history textbook from Kyohak Publishing Co., written by Professor Lee.
Warning from History
12 September 2013 - 3:44pm
Lee Myung-hee, professor of history at Kongju National University and coauthor of the controversial “New Right” history textbook from Kyohak Publishing Co., said on September 11 that the left already...
The front entrance to Seoul National University.
University Rankings
11 September 2013 - 3:37pm
Quacquarelli Symonds, a college education assessment agency located in Britain, announced its assessment data for 2013 on September 9 (local time).  On the list, Seoul National University ranked 35th...
WHO Report
11 September 2013 - 2:58pm
The most common cause of death in the world turns out to be cardiovascular disorders. For Korea though, it is cancer. On September 10, after analyzing the reported causes of death by the World Health...
President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Constantine Palace on September 5.
G20 in Russia
10 September 2013 - 5:39pm
President Park Geun-hye is receiving special treatment from G20 summit host Russia. On September 6, President Park followed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech to make the lead speech. Russia...
Prefectures in Japan that will be affected by the new ban.
Radioactive Water Leaks
10 September 2013 - 5:33pm
A recent acknowledgement by Electric Power Co., the operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant, that 400 tons of radiation-contaminated water are leaking daily from the site of the Fukushima...
President Park Geun-hye and Vietnamese counterpart Truong Tan Sang talk during the joint press conference held at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on September 9.
Korea-Vietnam FTA
10 September 2013 - 2:40pm
South Korea and Vietnam decided to hold two additional talks in the second half of this year toward a comprehensive and high-standard free trade agreement between the two nations. On September 9,...
Aging Korea
10 September 2013 - 2:00pm
It has been reported that 48.3% of Koreans with blue-collar jobs are middle-aged, while only 8.8% are between the ages of 15-29. Therefore, by early 2020, when most of the “baby boomers” (born in...
Inter-Korean Military Hotline
9 September 2013 - 5:06pm
Seoul and Pyongyang tested military hotline communications in the West Sea region on September 6. The Ministry of Unification announced on that day that the hotline was opened at 10:51am.  The...
Hidden Money
9 September 2013 - 11:58am
Over 5.6 quadrillion won (US$5.1 trillion) was leaked to tax havens since 2003. The transfer volume has also increased sixfold and the number of individual transferrers increased by 50%. According to...
Foreign Exchange Equalization Bonds
9 September 2013 - 11:34am
The Korean government succeeded in issuing foreign exchange equalization bonds worth US$1 billion. Investors flocked to lower the actual issue rate to the lowest level ever.  “We’ve successfully...
Foreign Exchange Reserves
6 September 2013 - 3:56pm
Korea has once again recorded the highest amount of foreign exchange reserves possessed, at US$330 billion. On September 4, Bank of Korea announced its “End of August 2013 Foreign Exchange Possession...
World Economic Forum
6 September 2013 - 12:02pm
Korea’s global competitiveness is getting mixed reviews. While Korea’s rank in the World Economic Forum (WEF) global competitiveness index has dropped by six places, foreign experts and media see...


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