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    Unified Korea

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    and a unified Korea operated under the 1882 Treaty of Peace, Amity, Commerce, and Navigation. Shortly after this period and leading up to World War II, the Korean Peninsula had been an annexed country of the Empire of Japan. After the war, Korea was split along its 38th parallel. (U.S. Department of State, 2015) The Northern part of the country was controlled by the former Soviet Union and America in the South. Attempts to reunify the country failed and in 1948 the Republic of Korea (ROK) and…

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    1. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) also known as North Korea is a communist country that is still in a state of war with the United States. This background paper outlines DPRK’s economics and resources, politics and social relations and US interests in the country. 2. North Korea is notable for its lack of a stable economy. The government causes economic duress to its citizens by punishing market activities.3 Citizens who want to partake in market activities are required to…

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    services, insurance services, an educational healthcare institute and a consumer healthcare division (Rafflesmedicalgroup.com, 2015). Since its business is blossom in Singapore, RMG should expand the business and venture into another country like South Korea, besides having representative offices in Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Russia, and Bangladesh. 2. Body 2.1. Internationalization Raffle Medical Group should consider running their business…

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    The Vietnam War

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    policy was one of the driving factors for his decision to enter the war. The war was seen as a fail and often blamed on Kennedy’s decision to enter the war. Many Americans died and the US failed to bring the North Vietnam forces down as both North and South Vietnam were eventually merged under communist rule. This would prolong tensions of the Cold War between the USA and USSR as the USA continued its crusade against communism and it led to the beginning of the end of the Cold War. Due to…

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    The Korean Peninsula is known for its never-ending battle between the communist-ruled North Korea and its democratic ruled South Korea. During the year of 1910, Japan defeated the Yi dynasty and gained total control of the Korean peninsula in order to expand its empire (Salter 52). As part of an assimilation policy, Japan required Koreans to adopt Japanese style surnames, worship at Shinto shrines and learn the Japanese language. Koreans could also volunteer in the Japanese army to which they…

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    wife/mother. In North Korea, women also have rights as same as American women and both America women’s and North Korean women’s roles in a society are similar; however, American people still have a conventional wisdom that North Korea does not have the ideology of feminism. Even though Americans think that North Korea is not feminist country, it can be clearly seen that…

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    Since the late 1990's, South Korean popular culture entered the global market via its television series better known as K-drama. The export of Korean dramas sparked off a palpable craze for Korean cultural commodities in early 2000. This popular cultural phenomenon known as the Korean Wave or Hallyu has seen a surge in interest in Korean culture especially through the study of the Korean language and understanding of the culture through travel. In this essay I would like to shed light on how…

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    North Korea Ideology

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    The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), most commonly referred to as North Korea, and is today seen as one of the greatest threats to world peace. With an arsenal that has grown substantially within the past decade, North Korea’s ‘military first’ policy has challenged the socialist ideology of a classless society. Empowering military leaders and provoking surrounding nations into regarding North Korea as an influential authority. In order to understand this authoritarian regime, that…

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    Standing in guard near the snowy border between the Noth and South Korea, a young man stands alert. The year is 1990, a time when South Korea was starting to heal from the years of military dictatorships. The man has to patrol around the ironically dangerous Korean Demilitarized Zone, a mix of beautiful mountain wildlife and dangerous mines, for his family, friends, and countrymen. A couple of days ago, the small Korean penninsula was hit with big news; Germany was close to reunifying again,…

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    Korean Westernized Fashion

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    the Korean Culture and Information Service (2009), Korean also has 3,200 islands including the mainland. Since South and North Korea are in a state of armistice, the Korean Peninsula is divided into two sections. Out of total land area of 223,170km2, the Republic of Korea took approximately 100,032km2, about 45 percent of the overall area (KCIS, 2009). Under those circumstances, South Korea is generally divided into four big regions: an eastern region, a western region, a southwestern region,…

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