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Hyejin Kim

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Regional Editor for Korea

Hyejin Kim enjoys hiking, learning about new places, and pondering the world. In her free time, she writes about interesting things she has encountered through work, school, and life. She blogs with Erik Mobrand at katongcouple.blogspot.com.

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Latest posts by Hyejin Kim

6 August 2009

Korea: Clinton’s Visit to North Korea

A surprising news. All of a sudden, Clinton visited North Korea and like 007 he took two female American journalists who were held in North Korea back home. About this...

2 August 2009

Korea: Anti-Mother Internet Cafe

A teenager made an internet cafe (internet club) with the name of ‘Anti-Mother Cafe’ and many young people joined it. As we can see from the name, it is for...

25 July 2009

Korea: Why Did Korean Politicians Fight?

The National Assembly passed a bill to revise media regulations after a brutal fight. The obsession with passing the bills from the ruling party, the GNP (Grand National Party), and...

23 May 2009

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Korea: The Death of the Least Corrupt President in Korean History with the Corruption Scandal

Roh Moo-hyun, the previous president of Korea, died today. Suffering from the bribery scandal and investigation from the prosecution authority, the previous president who tried to live a quiet life...

Korea: North Korea cancels all contracts with South Korea at the Kaesong Joint Industrial Complex

North Korea cancels all contracts with South Korea at the Kaesong Joint Industrial Complex. There are several posts about this news in Korean blogs.

13 May 2009

Korea: Previous President and Money

Previous president Roh Moo Hyun who is famous as the ‘president for citizens’ and still keeps his popularity after his retirement due to his humble life in his hometown and...

1 May 2009

Korea: Minerva and Release after 100-Days Detention

A blogger who is known by his pseudonym, Minerva, was released after 100 days detention. His 280 postings criticizing economic policies of the new Korean government and predicting economy downturn...

24 April 2009

Korea: Things that might surprise you in North America

A netizen shows an interesting post about 22 things that surprise you while you travel America. It is fun to see how things are natural in a place could be...

18 April 2009

Korea: Is teachers’ physical punishment toward students a crime?

A second grade student at a primary school was struck 27 times by her teacher because she gave the wrong answer to a math question. After her mother put a...

11 April 2009

Korea: Launch of Missile (or Satellite) from North Korea and South Koreans.

What people expected really happened. North Korea launched their rocket or satellite on the 5th of April, which is tree planting day in South Korea. After the event there have...

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