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KTO employees head up efforts to save young Korean man
Apr 08, 2010
19-year-old Korean teenager Jeon Yoo-woon was diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, just a few weeks ago and admitted into the Yonsei Severance Hospital. But Yoo-woon and his family have found that Yoo-woon’s rare blood type, B rh-negative is very rare in Korea, and ar...

[Contribution] Helping animals in Korea
Apr 05, 2010
By Katherine Hall Why is it that the topic of animal welfare in Korea always seems to lead to horrible tales of bosintang, chained dogs, animal abuse and neglect? It's probably because, like in many other countries around the world, these things do exist here. Trying to rectify ...

[Contribution] G-20 tasks lying ahead for Korea
Apr 01, 2010
By Moon Woo-sikProfessor, Graduate School of International StudiesSeoul National University * Great chance to consolidate rule-setter positionWhen the financial crisis swept the globe following the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the leaders of the G-20 nations - comprising not o...

Centennial of freedom fighter An's execution
Mar 26, 2010
March 26 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of An Jung-geun, a fighter for Korea's independence against Japanese colonial rule over Korea. His handprint and signature were displayed at Independence Hall, which is in Cheonan city, South Chungcheong Province. By Cindy Kim Kor...

NK defector receives International Women of Courage awa...
Mar 17, 2010
Dr. Lee Ae-ran (middle), who fled North Korea in 1997, was awarded the International Women of Courage award by the U.S. Department of State this week. U.S. First lady Michelle Obama (R) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) presented the award, which is to recognize women ar...

[Contribution] My first true Asian love affair
Mar 17, 2010
By Jennifer Flinn Most people spend their late teens and early twenties finding their first love, that special person who will introduce then to the world of adult romance, longing, and desire. I skipped shallow boys in favor of finding my first true love with a country. At ni...

[Contribution] My first true Asian love affair
Mar 17, 2010
By Jennifer Flinn Most people spend their late teens and early twenties finding their first love, that special person who will introduce then to the world of adult romance, longing, and desire. I skipped shallow boys in favor of finding my first true love with a country. At ni...

[Contribution] French chef with flair for Korean bean p...
Mar 09, 2010
I am a chef specializing in French cuisine. But being a Korean and having grown up with an appetite for the Korean traditional bean paste known as doenjang, Korean food has always been a part of me. In fact, this is the part that I take full advantage of when making my own French...

[Contribution] French chef with flair for Korean bean p...
Mar 09, 2010
I am a chef specializing in French cuisine. But being a Korean and having grown up with an appetite for the Korean traditional bean paste known as doenjang, Korean food has always been a part of me. In fact, this is the part that I take full advantage of when making my own French...

[Contribution] Moving up in Korea
Mar 05, 2010
By Bradley Buckwalter I came to Korea in 1994 to work as CFO of Otis Elevator Korea. I have been working here for the past 16 years and now am President of the company. It has been fun to put elevators in the many buildings around this country during a period of explosive growth ...