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KBS World
KBS WORLD Radio, the voice of Korea, is the nation's sole foreign language promotional broadcast of Korea for the entire world. Its maiden transmission was aired in a 15-minute English broadcast back in August 15th, 1953 under the station name "The Voice of Free Korea". KBS WORLD Radio now broadcasts in Korean, Japanese, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Indonesian, Arabic and German as well, for a total of 11 languages.
KBS English Homepage
The Chosun Ilbo
The Chosun Ilbo's ideals date back to April 1933 when the country was under Japanese colonial rule. The paper's publisher Bang Ung-mo and president Cho Man-shik, an independence fighter, were at the forefront of formulating principles that have held good ever since.
English Homepage
Dong-A Ilbo
Dong-A Ilbo is an internet journal for the 21st century. With the inaugeration of an independent Internet news coverage headquarters, Dong-A Ilbo is now building an image as a forward looking media enterprise.
English Homepage
JoongAng Daily
JoongAng is Korea's leading daily high quality English language newspaper. It provides you with major articles, business coverage and social activities plus an introduction to Korean culture.
The Korea Herald
Since its inception in 1953 to serve as "Korea's window to the world," Herald Media has been a pioneer and a leader in Korea's knowledge-information industries.
Asiaweek Online
Asiaweek Online is produced weekly by Asiaweek magazine and was developed by Time Inc. Asia .
Asiaweek Online
The Korea Herald
Established in 1953, the Korea Herald is the country's foremost English-language newspaper. Its website offers access to both the current edition and a searchable archive of past publications.
Current Edition
Radio Free Asia
Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, non-profit corporation broadcasting news and information in 9 languages to listeners in Asia who do not have access to full and free news media. The purpose of RFA is to deliver accurate and timely news, information and commentary and to provide a forum for a variety of opinions and voices from within Asian countries.
RFA Homepage