Luke Butcher

About the Author Luke Butcher


http://www.koreanewsonline.com/south-korea-smokers-paradise-lost/

South Korea smokers’ paradise lost

South Korea announces plans to hike the price of cigarettes to nearly double the current rate as critics say the tax measure tramples on their human rights.

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http://www.koreanewsonline.com/sewol-mirrors-89-british-tragedy/

Sewol mirrors ’89 British tragedy

As the families of the Sewol seek a special law to investigate the tragedy, in Britain, prosecution continues into a 1989 disaster which caused the deaths of 96 mostly young football fans.

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http://www.koreanewsonline.com/north-korea-policy-under-fire/

North Korea policy under fire

As leading liberal analysts mark the passing of Kim Dae-jung, debate regarding policy toward North Korea heats up in both South Korea and the United States.

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http://www.koreanewsonline.com/reform-demanded-in-military-culture/

Reform demanded in military culture

Recent deaths in the ranks have brought calls for reform in military culture and greater civilian control over South Korea’s armed forces.

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http://www.koreanewsonline.com/workers-rally-for-safety-2/

Workers march for safety

Labor unions march and rally in downtown Seoul seeking better conditions as South Korea’s workplace safety lags behind other developed nations.

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http://www.koreanewsonline.com/teachers-rally-against-park-2/

Teachers rally against Park

Thousands of teachers rally in Yeouido Park demanding President Park Geun-hye restore their union’s legal status.

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http://www.koreanewsonline.com/confusion-plagues-job-market/

Confusion plagues job market

With companies changing to open recruitment the rules of the job seeking game are changing, leaving students wondering what specs or skills will serve them best.

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http://www.koreanewsonline.com/police-bust-tattoo-convention/

Police bust tattoo convention

Police busted the Inkbomb Tattoo Convention June 28 as industry insiders seek to move toward acceptance, regulation and licensing.

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http://www.koreanewsonline.com/recyclers-face-prejudice-in-tough-toil/

Recyclers face prejudice in tough toil

Seoul’s recyclers, or waste pickers, clean the streets, turning tonnes of garbage into the products we buy again, for little pay and low status.

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http://www.koreanewsonline.com/food-bloggers-telling-tales/

Food bloggers telling tales

Food bloggers are gaining more power in determining the success of popular eateries, but are they truthful?

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