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South Korea: Culture and Tradition

October 09, 2017 Comments

Korea is a small peninsula located between China and Japan. As a result of the Allied victory in World War II in 1945, Korea was divided into two sovereign states with different political ideologies: the Republic of Korea to the south and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the north. This ...

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News: Korea Officially Fixes Menu Mistranslations

August 11, 2016 Comments

In a move that may be regarded as overdue, South Korean authorities have decided to crack down on the mistranslation of Korean restaurant menus into English. On July 20, the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced it formed a task force within the Ministry of Agricultur...

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Korea, Korean menu translation, translation blunders, South Korea

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