Most-read articles of the week — December 1, 2012
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Most-read articles of the week — December 1, 2012

Top 10 in society.

1. One of the Somali pirates who was convicted in Korea is imprisoned in Daejeon and studying Korean, including watching the Gangnam Style video.

2. A repeat of last week’s story of a man who committed suicide after watching a presidential election debate.

3. A man in his 40s was arrested on charges of making sex tapes with women he met and then secretly uploading the tapes to the internet.

4. The woman accusing a Seoul prosecutor of seeking sexual bribes from her has hired a lawyer and wants to be contacted by other victims.

5. A 12-year old boy uses helium balloons to take high-altitude photographs.

6. A lengthy OhMyNews article about the horrifying ways animals are treated and killed in the food industry and in scientific research.

7. In Japan, five dead bodies were found in a boat marked with hangul writing. Speculation is that the unfortunate passengers were North Korean refugees.

8. A look at the jjimjilbang where many people took refuge on Yeongpyeong-do during the artillery attack from North Korea.

9. A family of four was killed in a car accident while on their way to visit their son in the military.

10. A look at women who work as janitors in department stores and such, earning just 900,000 won per month.