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[Korea JoongAng Daily] Top 10 Facebook Posts - 2017

Dec 29,2017
#10 The challenges of living alone as a woman
- The frequency of sexual assault makes women in Korea feel under pressure. The video shares stories of women who live alone and what to do when they encounter suspicious situations.
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#9 The Constitutional Court removes Park Geun-hye as president
- On March 10, former President Park Geun-hye was removed from office by the Constitutional Court after it upheld her impeachment by the National Assembly in December 2016.
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#8 Is a safe breakup possible for Korean women?
- As dating violence has become a topic of concern recently, a lot of people are seeking a way to break up safely. Our video shows several stories of women whose relationships ended badly.
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#7 A young Sewol survivor isn’t welcomed by her peers
- 3 years have passed since the Sewol Ferry Tragedy happened, and some of the survivors are still suffering from the aftermath. Here’s a story of a young Sewol survivor isn’t welcomed by her peers at school. Her sadness deepens as time goes by.
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#6 Subway Accident
- A prank stopped a train in Incheon. Their immature and dangerous behavior provoked anger among the public.
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#5 Gangseo District residents’ disagreement over a new special education school
- In Gangseo District, western Seoul, residents’ disagreement over a new special education school spilled over into tense community meetings. Many viewers sympathized with disabled students’ parents and opposed residents Nimby (Not in my backyard) attitudes.
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#4 A list of 11 sanitary pads that may contain toxic substances
- In September, people learned that some domestic sanitary pads may contain toxic substances. The video presents a list of sanitary pads that may have toxic substances.
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#3 The Perfect Body?
- What is the definition of a perfect body within Korean society? This video addresses the problem of the stereotypical body image that Koreans often consider as beautiful and encouraged people to rethink their standards of beauty.
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#2 Korean Presidential Candidates Discuss Gay Rights
- The topic of gay rights provoked a lot of debate during the 19th presidential election. In the fourth 2017 presidential debate, then-presidential candidates Hong Joon-pyo (Liberty Korea Party) and Moon Jae-in (Democratic Party) shared their diverging views on the topic.
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#1 Korea, where racism is condoned
- Koreans are usually outraged when they are discriminated against abroad. However, it seems like many tend to neglect racism existing within Korea. This story pinpointed the problem of Korean society’s complacent attitude toward racism in the country.
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As we did in 2017, in 2018 the Korea JoongAng Daily will do our best to provide informative and interesting digital content that provides a sophisticated perspective on Korea. Thank you very much, and Happy New Year!

Created & Translated by Bae Ik-ho/Kim Hyeon-sung/Son Min-young
Edited by James Constant/Matthew Silberman



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