[Remaining Ink] The President's Approval Ratings
In August 2009, the second year of the Lee Myung-bak government, Cheong Wa Dae surprisingly released the results of a survey they had conducted. According to their poll, President Lee's approval ratin..
[In the Eyes of Kyunghyang] History Textbook Without a Subject
My arms are numb. My vision is blurry. I am in room 207 of the Korean History Hall at the National Institute of Korean History in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province. T..
[Remaining Ink] Some Kind of Self-censorship
It seems that even today, lectures and academic events are suddenly canceled for doubtful reasons. Korea University suddenly refused the use of its April 18 Mem..
[Chef Park Chan-il's Delicious Aesthetics] Animal Ethics
Sometimes, I see unusual signs on the street. They show pictures of pigs, cows, and chickens with their thumbs up. I carelessly passed them by, but when I think..
[Remaining Ink] Louis XVI versus Park Geun-hye
Louis XVI attempted to impose taxes on the aristocrats when the royal family's financial difficulties accumulated. President Park Geun-hye also tried to carry o..
[Yongmin’s Cartoon] Now We Can Speak Up!?
[Starting the Morning] <i>Grandpas over Flowers</i>
Grandpas over Flowers, a tvN show featuring four old men-- their ages ranging from as young as 69 to as old as 78-- as they backpack through Europe, is quite po..
[Remaining Ink] Reforming the Intelligence Service
Incidentally, reforms in the intelligence agencies have attracted public attention in both South Korea and the United States. Reforms were called for in South K..
[Remaining Ink] Axis Powers Germany and Japan
There is a scene which symbolically shows Germany apologizing for its past errors. On December 7, 1970, West Germany's Chancellor Willy Brandt approached a monu..
[Remaining Ink] The DMZ and Red Ink
“Heavily armed demilitarized zone (DMZ)”: needless to say that this contradiction probably means the lack of peace on the Korean peninsula. In fact, the heigh..
[Reading the World] Boot Camp Accident and Our Solder-like People
Five high school students lost their precious lives during a training session at a private, marine-corps-style boot camp in Taean, South Chungcheong Province. T..
[Yongmin’s Cartoon] “Surprised?”
선미의 친절한 영어뉴스
desk lamp / pundit
간과하면 안 돼요
overlook / neglect / ignore
sweet and sour / undermine
시원한 완봉승을 부탁해요
shut out / suppose, guess, estimats
patient autonomy / mechanic pencil
Pope to Visit Korea on Aug. 14: Be..
Soccer-ball-sized Unidentified Obj..
[Editorial] President Park Should ..
Military Academy to Allow the Forb..
Doctors to Refuse Treatment on Mar..
[Editorial] The Government, the Na..
A Hacker Steals the Private Inform..
Prime Minister Jung Publicly Rebuk..
Suicide Attempt by NIS Assistant w..
A Survey of Preference: Koreans Ha..
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