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Bok Nal: Dog Eating Days - South Korea
World  (tags: South Korea, Bok Nal, Dog Eating Days, 21 days, dogs and cats horrifically slaughtered, Africa, bush and dog meat trades )

- 1 day ago -
For 21 days, from mid-July to 7th Aug., S Korea will host Bok Nal which will see upward of 15,000 dogs and thousands of cats, horrifically slaughtered for meat. Years of research into the African bush and dog meat trades have uncovered strong Asian input.
Freed South Korean Slaves Now Face Misery in Homeless Shelters; Some Consider Going Back
World  (tags: violence, asia, humanrights, slave labor, South Korea, disabled, trapped )

- 175 days ago -
MOKPO, SOUTH KOREA - Life as a salt-farm slave was so bad that Kim Jong-seok sometimes fantasized about killing the owner who beat him daily. But freedom, he says, has been worse.
North Korea Unleashes Racist Slurs Against Obama
World  (tags: North Korea, Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang's Korean Central News Agency, South Korea, USA, racial slurs, ethics, President Obamamedia, government, corruption, ethics )

- 419 days ago -
North Korea is notorious for inflammatory, warlike rhetoric against its rivals South Korea and the U.S. but had rarely used racial slurs in its verbal attacks. Pyongyang's tone has grown angrier in recent weeks as it threatens to conduct...
Korea, South
World  (tags: South Korea, people, places, travel )

- 434 days ago -
South Korea is an economic powerhouse and an ally of the United States. Every day you probably use products from South Korea without even realizing it; from cell phones designed by Samsung to cars manufactured by Hyundai.
Hundreds Missing as South Korea Ferry Sinks
World  (tags: South Korea, accident, death, government, Ferry )

- 442 days ago -
Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea.
Pope Francis To Visit South Korea In August
World  (tags: South Korea, religion, Pope Francis, Asian Youth Day, society, news )

- 478 days ago -
"His Holiness Francis will make an Apostolic Trip to the Republic of Korea from 14 to 18 August 2014, on the occasion of the Sixth Asian Youth Day, to be held in the diocese of Daejeon," Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said in a statement.
North Korea Using Russian Tech to Create 'Electromagnetic Pulse Weapons'
World  (tags: North Korea, South Korea, Russia, technology, electromagnetic pulse weapons, world )

- 605 days ago -
South Korea's spy agency said Monday that North Korea was using Russian technology to develop electromagnetic pulse weapons aimed at paralysing military electronic equipment south of the border.
U.N.'s Ban Says 'Deeply Concerned' By North Korea Tensions
World  (tags: humanrights, ethics, violence, nukes, nuclear weapons, demand zero, South Korea, North Korea, freedoms )

- 819 days ago -
South Korea is protected by the US "nuclear" umbrella, while North Korea, which conducted its third nuclear test in February, claims a potent nuclear weapons capability.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Residents of Seoul's Slums and Shantytowns
World  (tags: world, society, news, Seoul, South Korea, activists, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, government, ethics, Refugees&Relief )

- 1113 days ago -
The Seoul government is planning to displace thousands of residents of Guyrong village and wipe out approximately 1,200 homes in order to build high-rises
Will Kim Jong Il's Death Make Korean Reunification Possible?
World  (tags: world, news, diplomacy, politics, Korean reunification, North Korea, South Korea, peace, interesting, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society )

- 1289 days ago -
Now that North Korea's belligerent "Dear Leader" is gone, South Koreans are reconsidering the distant dream of a united peninsula
PROFILE: From Crushing Poverty To South Korea's Presidency
World  (tags: world, society, politics, asia, LEE MYUNG-BAK, South Korea, interesting, GoodNews )

- 1322 days ago -
When Lee Myung-bak was inaugurated as the 10th president of South Korea in February 2008, it was an astonishing outcome for a poor boy from Pohang, whose No. 1 dream had been simply to get a job.
South Korea "Will Bomb North" If Attacked Again
World  (tags: world, politics, conflict, violence, North Korea, South Korea, news, government, interesting, war, humans )

- 1672 days ago -
South Korea said on Friday it would bomb North Korea if it tries a repeat of last week's attack, with the United States warning of an "immediate threat" from Pyongyang
US, South Korea Set to Begin Exercises
World  (tags: North Korea, South Korea, military, media, propaganda, politics, war, usa, troops, u.s., government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, death, freedoms, conflict, news, politics, violence, world )

- 1676 days ago -
South Korea and the United States began assembling ships for joint war exercises Sunday off the west coast of the Korean peninsula in the Yellow Sea, a source at the South Korean Joint Chiefs told CNN.
North, South Korea Exchange Fire; 2 Marines Killed - Yahoo! News
World  (tags: north korea, south korea, shelling, artillery, marines, killed, attacks, politics, world, island, border, dispute )

- 1681 days ago -
INCHEON, South Korea - North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire Tuesday after the North shelled an island near their disputed sea border, killing at least two South Korean marines, setting dozens of buildings ablaze and sending civilians fleeing for
War's Aging Victims Still Wait for Apology
World  (tags: war, violence, South Korea, Japan, comfort women, apology, compensation, waiting, protest, world war II )

- 1798 days ago -
Some seven decades on, South Korean former "comfort women" who were forced to provide sex for Japanese soldiers during World War II are still waiting for an official apology and compensation from Japan.

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