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Greenpeace Protesters Hold Demonstration on Gwangalli Bridge
40 weeks 4 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Green Peace activists held a demonstration on Gwangalli's Diamond bridge this morning, climbing the bridge's cable to protest nuclear power plants. 

Four activists from Korea, US, Taiwan, and Indonesia erected a makeshift rally camp on the cable at 11 a.m. today. 

They hung a banner protesting the nuclear power plant claiming the evacuation area in the current emergency plan should be expanded to more than 30km away from the nuclear plant in...

Exclusive: PSY`s Anti-America Protesting Past?
1 year 20 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The talented 34-year-old rapper Park Jae-sang, known better to the world as PSY, has been a controversial staple of the Korean music scene since his first full-length album, ...

Fare is Fair? The Day the Taxis Stopped
1 year 43 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- You may have noticed an absence of honking horns on Wednesday, June 20. That’s because four of Korea’s major taxi companies held a nationwide strike for 24 hours—roughly 90,000 drivers, it was...

K-pop group Block B in trouble with Thais
2 years 7 weeks ago

BANGKOK, Thailand - The K-pop group Block B has gotten in trouble with its Thai fans over a 30-minute interview which was deemed insulting to the Thais and to the country itself.

According to the Korea Times, in an interview with Thai media site RYT9 on Jan. 30, Block B’s leader Zico said when asked about his opinion on the flooding that damaged the country, “I hope monetary compensation will heal their wounds because all I have is money.”

When another...

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