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Dong Dae Mun (Big East Gate), Seoul

Dongdaemun or ‘Great East Gate’, is one of eight such gates in Seoul. MeaningĀ “Great East Gate,” it was so named because it was the major eastern gate in the wall that surrounded Seoul during the Joseon Dynasy period. 27 more words


2015 Wireless and Emerging Network System (WENS) Graduate Scholarship, South Korea

Applications are invited for the 2015 Wireless and Emerging Network System (WENS) Graduate Scholarship at Kumoh National Institute of Technology, South Korea. Applicants must have a strong background on computer network, wired/wireless communications, and embedded system. 338 more words

2015 Scholarships

March 2nd 2015 Key S.Korea News

President Park’s message to Japan and North Korea

Yesterday at the 96th anniversary of March 1st independence uprising ceremony in Seoul, President Park Geun Hye urged Japan to confront history so that Seoul and Tokyo can become partners for the future. 904 more words

Social Cognition

Simple Things

Food. What does that word make you think of? Rich gravy, smothering juicy turkey breast and mashed potatoes? Poly-unsaturated fats and the state of your arteries? 763 more words


Kissing on TV

South Korea aired the first lesbian kiss in TV on the drama series Seonam Girls High School Investigators on Wednesday 25th February.
The makers of the series reacted to several reports from students in South Korea who told them that they are very often treated unfairly because they are gay. 30 more words


Vietnam opens door to hard money and soft power

By Michael Peel in Bangkok, Kana Inagaki in Tokyo and Simon Mundy in Seoul
Financial Times

Neighbourliness: the government in Hanoi (pictured) is keen to encourage investment as Asean nations prepare to launch a common market… 958 more words

Pink umbrella

Daegu during pre-winter rain. The beautiful South Kotrean city transforms into a monsoon heaven during rains. People, including little children, walking on the streets punctuate this amazing urban space with cute, colourful umbrellas.