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9 December 2013
South Korean government agencies sent out more than 44 million tweets last year to manipulate public opinion during the presidential elections. An ordinary net user made this revelation possible.
28 November 2013
A Catholic priest vocal in his criticism against South Korea's president over her government's electioneering scandal has been branded a 'pro-North Korea sympathizer' and is under investigation.
23 November 2013
The South Korean government has announced plans to allow large portal sites to censor or delete user comments that are deemed libelous or slanderous.
19 November 2013
"Does this sound to you like something a pastor would do? Or more like a cult leader?"
10 November 2013
South Korean President had her first trip to Europe. Korean media lavishly praised her fashion sense and language skills, but didn't report on anything of substance.
30 October 2013
Earlier this month, South Korean lawmakers proposed a bill that regulates online gaming in a similar fashion to drugs and alcohol because of its addictive elements.
3 October 2013
Most of Miryang's residents, elderly farmers in their 60s and 70s, have resisted for over eight years now, citing health risks and their strong attachment to the land.
24 September 2013
700 Catholic clergy members held a protest against the spy agency's manipulation of the presidential election - the first time in recent decades that the Catholic Church has organized such...
11 September 2013
A major cinema chain pulled a documentary film challenging the government's explanation of the Cheonan warship incident. Their move appears to have backfired.
23 August 2013
The investigation does not seem to be enough to quell public anger, which continues to grow over the agency's campaign of Internet posts that smeared the opposition.