Daily Archives: December 28, 2007

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So, I was going to post all the top 10 lists here individually, but since the Times has it all there, why not just click on the links below to see the stories:

Top 10 News Stories of 2007

The election of Lee Myung-bak leads the pack. Continue reading

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10 Unique Korean Customs & Practices (1950-2007)

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The Korea Times, the nation’s first English daily, turns 57 on Nov. 1. The TOP 10 Series will feature the biggest news stories, scandals, events, figures, surprises and memorable moments in the coming weeks, in celebration of the anniversary. The series will allow our readers to revisit these moments of the past. Current and former staff members of the oldest English daily selected the Top 10s through internal meetings, online surveys and advice from outside experts. If you have differing opinions, let us know by email (chizpizza@koreatimes.co.kr).

Jimjilbang

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A Jimjilbang is a kind of huge dry sauna facility, but it is different from typical saunas in that people absorb directly-radiated heat from rocks such as elvan, germanium, jade or yellow mud there, which is supposed to be good for their health. Continue reading

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