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  • The Importance Of Private Education In South Korea

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    In 2014, South Koreans spent $18 billion on Hagwon, private education to give their children better chances for their Suneung, Korean college entrance exam. It is three times amount of the average of OECD nations(Diamond). The Hankyoreh, South Korean newspaper, reported that “South Korea’s spending figure in 2014 marked the highest rate in the organization for a fourteen straight year and evidence of the country’s still heavy reliance on private spending for public education”(Diamond). “National

  • Korean War : South Korea

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    KOREAN WAR Korea is a state in northeast Asia. It was divided into two parts in 1945, North Korea and South Korea. Geographically, Korea is located on the Korean Peninsula, under north China and eastern Russia and separated with Japan by East sea。 Korea was under the control of Japan since 1910 until the end of World War 2. In August of 1945, the surrender of Japanese declared the surrender of the force in Korea. Soviet Union and US were the main force against Japan and they helped the independence

  • Economic Comparison of South Korea and Japan

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    An Economic Comparison of Japan 日本国 And South Korea 대한민국 Introduction South Korea and Japan have had a close relationship from ancient history to the present day. Because of this reason, their economic growth and development have similarities and disparate differences. This paper will discuss some of the two countries’ major characteristics including geographic, social, and political characteristics and look at their histories and economies. Another reason that it is

  • Korean War : South Korea

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    KOREAN WAR Korea is a state in northeast Asia. It was divided into two parts in 1945, North Korea and South Korea. Geographically, Korea is located on the Korean Peninsula, under north China and eastern Russia and separated with Japan by East sea。 Korea was under the control of Japan since 1910 until the end of World War 2. In August of 1945, the surrender of Japanese declared the surrender of the force in Korea. Soviet Union and US were the main force against Japan and they helped the independence

  • Interesting Facts About South Korea

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    Interesting facts about South Korea. Interested to learn some fun facts about South Korea? 1.The number “4″ is considered extremely unlucky, to the point where most buildings in Korea do not have a 4th floor. This is actually true in many parts of Asia because the number four is a homonym with the word death in Chinese. For this reason, many countries in Asia consider the number to be extremely unlucky. So much so that many hotels skip the fourth floor. 2. In Seoul, Taxi’s are color coded.

  • Essay on Global Business Cultural Analysis South Korea

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    Analysis of South Korea Kim, J., & Zhong, Y. (2010). Religion and Political Tolerance in South Korea. East Asia: An International Quarterly, 27(2), 187-203. doi:10.1007/s12140-010-9112-1 http://0-ehis.ebscohost.com.uncclc.coast.uncwil.edu/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=a478dc7f-a3bc-4396-95e5-fe531c37065b%40sessionmgr113&vid=5&hid=26 This paper goes into great detail about the relationship between South Koreans’ religious and level of political tolerance. In South Korea, there are

  • Contributing Factors That Bring South Korea as Advanced Country

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    |1.2 Background of South Korea |4-5 | |4 |1.3 Contributing Factors That Bring South Korea as Advanced Country |6-9 | |5 |1.3.1 Well-funded Education System

  • Essay about American Foreign Policy in South Korea

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    “To what extent did the American foreign policy in southern Korea before the outbreak of the Korean War contribute to North Korea’s decision to invade the South?” To assess the degree of success to which the policy affected the communists’ decision to invade the South, various U.S. documents, especially the official U.S. government policy documents on Korea, will be evaluated for their effectiveness, as well as role of their role in Korea. This investigation will not only examine the extent to which

  • The Growing Wealth Inequality In South Korea

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    this essay, I will write about wealth inequality in South Korea, which is my home country, because it is one of the most serious problems. To display this problem, I compare a news article as written medium, and an illustration as unwritten medium, I chose the article named “The Growing Wealth Inequality in South Korea”, because it provides much information about the wealth inequality and specifically the reasons why it has occurred in South Korea and is in English. For an illustration, I chose an

  • Cross Cultural Issues, Walmart in South Korea Essay

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    CROSS CULTURAL ISSUES WALMART IN SOUTH KOREA Wal-Marts venture into South Korea is yet another example of a company attempting to duplicate its strategies and business model unsuccessfully. Wal-Mart didn’t consider how the vast differences in culture could affect their survival and ultimately let their complacency, conservatism and conceit get in the way. Their continued losses forced them to withdraw their investment after failing to adapt to the environment, the culture and customer needs. Wal-Mart