Jieun Choi
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Islands to Visit in South Korea This Summer

Go to South Korea, and everyone will know these two islands: Jejudo in the southern end of the peninsula, which attracts over 15 million international and local tourists annually; and Dokdo, which is more a cluster of undistinguished rocks in the sea, famed for being at the center of the

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The Potent Force of S Korea's Regionalism

Regionalism remains a potent force in South Korea. “If the U.S. has racism, South Korea has regionalism,” said a 2008 article by wire agency Yonhap. There’s even a special word for regional rivalry: jiyeok gamjeong, which literally means “regional enmity.” The most historical and emotionally charged regional rivalry