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Walk more, pay less?

Recently the Hanguk Ilbo has been featuring ideas from readers and regular people on what could be done to make the subway system in Korea more user-friendly, and some of...

Soju, beer, and inflation, oh my!

The article translated here is on a subject no doubt near and dear to many of our readers’ hearts — the price of alcohol. Readers without experience of the intoxicating...

Netizens 1 – Media 0 on Stephen Colbert

A few days after Stephen Colbert spoofed singer Rain on the May 11th episode of the Colbert Report, the Korean online media got ahold of the story. Perhaps as a...

A Night in Bukchang-dong

The first translation we bring is a true tale of woe, wherein we find a once-proud rock of the Korean drinking establishment laid low, and finally done in by a...

Announcing Korea Beat

Welcome to the web’s only spot dedicated to Korean news articles translated into English! Check out the “About Us” link above for more on what we are all about, and...