Sunday, May 26

South Korea

South Korea Angers China for Using Hanbok Dress During Olympic Winter Games
China, News, South Korea

South Korea Angers China for Using Hanbok Dress During Olympic Winter Games

There was a riot between South Korea and China over a woman in typical Korean dress performed at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Seoul accuses Beijing of appropriating essential elements of Korean culture. Beijing says the woman was supposed to represent the Korean minority.   There is a hair in the butter between South Korea and China, and this time it has nothing to do with missiles from communist North Korea. However, with a "hanbok", a traditional dress that was worn during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. China then presented members of the numerous minorities in traditional attire. Much importance was attached to this, largely to ward off international criticism of the oppression of minorities such as the Uyghurs, Tibet...
At Least 14 Dead and Thousands of People Homeless Due to Storms in South Korea
News, South Korea

At Least 14 Dead and Thousands of People Homeless Due to Storms in South Korea

At least fourteen people have been killed and thousands of people went homeless in floods and landslides in South Korea.   More than a thousand South Koreans are also homeless because their homes have become uninhabitable due to the severe weather. It has been raining in South Korea for 42 consecutive days, making it the longest monsoon in seven years. The persistent rain in South Korea is causing flooding and landslides. Since Saturday people speak of severe weather. The bad has already killed several people. Some people drowned in their cars when they were surprised by a large amount of water on the road. At least thirteen South Koreans are also missing. Among the dead are three people from New Zealand. The family's holiday home was buried under the earth. It concerns a woman ...
South Koreans are Electing A Parliament in Full Epidemic With Masks and Gloves
News, Politics, South Korea

South Koreans are Electing A Parliament in Full Epidemic With Masks and Gloves

A new parliament is elected today in South Korea. This happens under the shadow of the corona epidemic under stringent regulations, but everyone can vote, including people in quarantine.   Korea is the first democratic country to hold elections in the corona crisis, and preliminary results show that voters appreciate President Moon Jae-in's approach to the corona crisis. No fewer than 550,000 people have been deployed to keep 14,000 polling stations safe during these times. Those who vote must adhere to strict conditions. For example, people should wear a mask and gloves and keep at least a meter away. Disinfectant hand gel is also provided, and the temperature is measured. Those who have a temperature higher than 37.5 degrees must vote in a separate room.