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South Korea Independence Day: Do you know Yoon Hyung Sook?

South Korea Independence Day: Do you know Yoon Hyung Sook?

By Sang-ki Lee AsiaN Reporter, Former Chairman of Korea Journalists Association  Yeosu: The name ‘Yeosu’ recalls both the 2012 Yeosu Expo and the Yeosu-Suncheon rebellion of 1948. The two incidents with the interval of approximately 60 years symbolically represent the present and the past of Korea. Yet, there is another major figure that stands as […]

South Korea: a case of domestic violence

South Korea: a case of domestic violence

There is always tension and conflict between countries as seen in recent relations between Korean and Japan. Seventy years have passed since World War II but Seoul and Tokyo have not yet overcome their emotional hostility. Although the two countries’ economy developed enough t belong to OECD, the cultural index (Culture Quotient CQ) and the […]

2019 World Journalists Conference Kicks Off in Seoul to Seek Truth

2019 World Journalists Conference Kicks Off in Seoul to Seek Truth

The 2019 World Journalists Conference kicked off on March 25, 2019, with the attendance of about 70 journalists from around 50 countries. The week-long journalist conference was promoted by the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK), which marked the seventh of its kind. It may be the first time ever for a single country to host […]

Kindergartens in South Korea

Kindergartens in South Korea

Kindergartens in South Korea are for children around the ages of 3-6 before they enter elementary school. There are three kinds of them: national kindergartens managed by the government, public kindergartens managed by the local government, and the private ones run by the civil sector.   According to data, in 2016 there were 8,987 kindergartens: […]

Indonesian President Joko Widodo Visiting South Korea

Indonesian President Joko Widodo Visiting South Korea

  During the Asian Games, President Joko Widodo announced that the 2032 Olympic Games will be held in Indonesia. I would like to show full support to this. Not only me, but Koreans, other Asians, and friends all around the world will try their bests to Indonesia successfully host the Olympic Games. Speaking from my […]

Dear respected reader

Dear respected reader

Dear respected reader,   We thank you for your love of Magazine N for the past five years. When everyone else discouraged us from the start, claiming that paper magazines and news were on the decline, we boldly took initiative to create Magazine N. It was an arduous process, but we learned that results are fruitful only after […]

Interview with Philippines’ beloved reporter, Ramon Tulfo

Interview with Philippines’ beloved reporter, Ramon Tulfo

Ramon Tulfo (70) is one of the most well-known and respected journalists in the Philippines. He was the first of four children born to his independence-fighter father and Japanese mother. Tulfo currently works with renowned media outlet The Inquirer as a columnist and runs the regular radio channel ‘DWIZ 882 AM’. Inside Tulfo’s office, one […]

Unconditional support for Duterte’s War on Drugs by citizens

Unconditional support for Duterte’s War on Drugs by citizens

Philippines: the country that sent troops over to support the Korean war; the country that used to be second in wealth to neighboring Japan. In mid-1980s, the people continued in the long-fought race against President Marcos’ dictatorship, winning that race in June of 1987. And even though many Philippines have lived in other nations and […]

2017 Global Leaders Forum Indonesia: “Indonesia is the Land of Opportunity for the Precise and Humble”

2017 Global Leaders Forum Indonesia: “Indonesia is the Land of Opportunity for the Precise and Humble”

“Indonesia is the land of opportunity. But only those who are precise and humble will be able to gain such opportunities.” On the 23rd of August, at 6 pm (Korea time), to kick-off the 2017 Global Leaders Forum Indonesia with Korean member participants, Jung Moo-young (Vice President of Korindo), Indonesian citizens, and embassy workers, Noh […]

“To Pass Down All that I Have Learned and Gained to Students”

“To Pass Down All that I Have Learned and Gained to Students”

Former UN ambassador Oh Joon is known amongst diplomats as one with good manners, with proficiency in the English language, who can also play the drums, and sends hand-drawn cards for New Year’s greetings. As the writer, I completely agree with such descriptions, but I also have one more thing to add. Oh Joon is […]

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