Monthly Archives: December 2012

Transparency International Korea, “President MB swept top 5 of corruption news 2012”

From Evernote: Transparency International Korea, "President MB swept top 5 of corruption news 2012" Clipped from: http://www.hani.co.kr/arti/society/society_general/567653.html Disclaimer: The following is a totally unauthoritative personal translation of an article appeared in <Hankyoreh> on Dec. 31, 2012, reporting ‘corruption news 2012’ by Transparency International Korea. All rights regarding this post stay with the author(s) of the […]

“We need alternative media”… Will People’s TV be possible?

From Evernote: Disclaimer: The following is a totally unauthoritative personal translation of an article appeared in he <Kyunghyang Shinmun> on Dec. 29, 2012, reporting an interesting public sentiment demanding news media that will deliver balanced reports something turned out to be impossible from pro-government existing news firms over the last 5 years of current government. […]

Continued workers’ suicides … “What do they have to do with Geun-hye Park?”

From Evernote: Disclaimer: The following is a totally unauthoritative personal translation of an article appeared in <OhmyNews> on Dec. 24, 2012, reporting the absence of responsible reaction of president elect Ms. Geun-hye Park and ruling Saenuri party to continued suicides of workers since the end of presidential election on Dec. 19. All rights regarding this […]

Analysis of 2012 Korea Presidential Election (The future of Geun-hye Park and us)

From Evernote: Disclaimer: The following is a totally unauthoritative personal translation of a political blog appeared in “Seoprise” on Dec. 21, 2012, reporting the analysis of presidential election. All rights regarding this post stay with the author(s) of the original article and this post will be scrapped immediately at their request. In the post, I […]

Lengthening high tower protest, any solution for Hyundai Motors irregular workers issue?

From Evernote: Disclaimer: The following is a totally unauthoritative personal translation of a column appeared in <Labor Today> on Dec. 7, 2012, regarding the in-house subcontractor workers of Hyundai Motors. Conveying voices of all involved in this issue, it is very informative to see the differences and future prospects. All rights regarding this post stay […]