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  • Concerns about Japan’s Moves to Revise Apology ...

    photo Tokyo is moving to deny the 1993 "Kono Statement," which acknowledged, and apologized for imperial Japan's mobilization of Korean women to work as sex slaves for its soldiers during World War II.

  • Moves to Raise Wages in the United States, Japan

    photo In his State of the Union address on February 28, U.S. President Barack Obama called on Congress to increase the minimum hourly wage by 39 percent, from the current $7.25 to $10.10. In separate action, he promised to issue within ...

  • One Year of Female President, One Year of Ordinar...

    photo The recent episode that happened at the Republic of Korea Air Force Academy is more ridiculous than a comedy routine. For those who don’t know the details, here is a summary. The Air Force Academy, which is scheduled to hold a gr...

  • For ‘Arirang’ to be Sung Together

    photo “Arirang” has once again touched off a controversy in Korea. The previous uproar was a response to China’s designation of the Korean folk song as its intangible cultural property. This time, the Korean Army banned the song, tak...

  • Korea’s Response to the Changing Regional Order...

    The regional order of Northeast Asia in the 2010s is returning to that of the late 19th to early 20th centuries. The Western powers and Japan are displaying the same degree of concern about China as they did some 120 years ago, ac...

    Success Formula for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter ...

    With the close of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the next host country’s efforts to successfully stage the games will intensify. The 23rd Winter Olympic Games will be held in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, South ...

  • Profiles of Glass Ceiling Breakers

    photo The announcement by POSCO (then Pohang Iron and Steel Company) in October 1990 to hire women employees created a nationwide uproar. It marked the Korean steel giant’s first formal recruitment of women for full-time positions. Pre...

  • Origin of the Country Name ‘Daehan’

    photo Many people may imagine that on August 15, 1945, when Korea was liberated from Japanese colonial rule, crowds in the streets shouted, “Hurrah, Republic of Korea!” (Daehan Minguk, manse!) But this is far from the truth. ...

  • Kim Yuna: “It’s all over and that’s the end …...

    photo “When I arrived at the rink to warm up, she [Mao Asada] was doing her routine. I watched it on TV and when she cried at the finish, I felt a lump in my throat, too.”

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