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Spotlight Korea is so proud to share the winning essays from our March 1st Movement Essay Contest. The Korean American Project’s 2013 Student Essay Contest asks why the March 1st Movement should be remembered. Korean American students in grades 7-12 were invited to give their opinion as to the impact the movement had on Korean … Read more →
WASHINGTON, April 20 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s large family-owned business groups should heed growing calls for economic democracy, the country’s chief economic policymaker said Saturday, adding that creating fairer business conditions has already become a national consensus. “When it comes to the issue (of economic democracy), it is not a new agenda…If corporations in South … Read more →
Samsung et al gaze at HUGE MOUNDS of cash By Phil Muncaster Samsung and five other South Korean tech firms are set to team up on a $22 million government-backed project to research new memory chip technology. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced the initiative, which will feature Korean tech behemoth Samsung as … Read more →
By Stephen Collinson (AFP) WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama will hold his first White House talks with South Korean counterpart Park Geun-Hye on May 7, in a show of solidarity at a time of dangerous tensions on the Korean peninsula. A White House statement said the talks — a highly visible diplomatic statement by … Read more →
The results and in and the winners are decided in Spotlight Korea’s first essay contest. It was exciting to see so many well-written and thoughtful essays from so many young writers.