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Kim Yu-na, the Japanese, and the Great Figure Skating Rivalry Posted by on Feb 11, 2014

“Queen Yu-na,” or Kim Yu-na, Korea’s eternal Olympic hero, can’t escape Korea’s history. The Japanese occupation of Korea from 1910-1945 is so deeply entrenched into the geopolitics of northeast Asia that even women’s figure skating brings a deep-rooted passion to the forefront. When Kim, the Bucheon native and gold-medalist at the 2010 Vancouver games, tries…

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Shoe Store in Korea – Shopping Posted by on Feb 3, 2014

Shoe Store in Korea – Shopping What is your shoe size?  What unit does your country use?  Koreans use Centimeter.  If your shoe size is men’s US size 10.5, it is about 275 cm in Korea. It will be very confusing if you are not familiar with the unit.  You had better have little research before…

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