On April 13, the general election for the National Assembly will be held in Korea. On this day, 300 lawmakers will be elected to the National Assembly. The general election is soimportant that it is an official holiday in Korea.Recently, the younger generation of voters has had an effect on election campaigns.Many candidates are trying to change their images from inaccessible to familiar. When a unique campaign starts spreading across the internet, it draws a lot of interest from voters. For example, a candidate bowed in front of office workers traveling to work. Other candidates danced or san
Korea University will abolish scholarships for honor students in 2016. However, there are some differing views about the abolition of the scholarships.Pro In Korea University, scholarships for honor students will disappear from 2016. Kora University President Yum Jae-ho said he will remove scholarships for honor students and extend scholarships for low-income students. I support Korea University's decision. First, scholarships for honor students can reduce equal opportunities in education. According to the Higher Education in Korea Website, in the Seoul area, the average school fee is about 6.
South Korea's Ministry of Education has announced that history textbooks in schools will be published by the government and all schools will have to use them. The current textbooks are published by the private sector. The Korean history textbook controversy is a very important topic.The main point is a political argument. The Park Geun-hye government says Korean history textbooks are left wing. Therefore, the government argues they need to create balanced history textbooks. In the past, the national history textbooks idealized the dictatorships of Park Chung-hee, Chun Doo-hwan, and Roh Tae-woo
The Gori Nuclear Power Plant is located in Gori, a suburban village in Busan. It is an oldest nuclear power plant and expected to permanently shut down in June 2017. However There are still different views about Gori power plant.ProThe National Energy Commission, which determines major energy policies, held a meeting on June 13. It was held to decide whether to close the Gori No. 1 nuclear power plant or not. They decided to close the Gori plant in Busan in June 2017. However, the opposition to the closure of Gori power plant insists that the Gori plant is safe. Nonetheless, Gori nuclear power
Nowadays, the number of no-kids zone restaurants and cafes has been increasing to prevent problems that children may cause. However, there are differing views about no-kids zones.ProThese days, the number of restaurants and cafes which are adopting no kids zones is increasing. The meaning of no kids zones is stopping families with kids from entering. Now, many people are debating no kids zones. I agree with adopting no kids zones at restaurants and cafes.First, kids can make customers uncomfortable. For example, if babies cry loudly, it can disturb people who want to eat quietly and make custo
On July 1, 2015, Greece stood on the brink of bankruptcy. Greece’s debt to the EU, the ECB (European Central Bank), and the IMF was ?323 billion. Now, Greece’s economic situation is serious and the whole world is paying attention to Greece. The Gazette will introduce the causes of its economic situation and the magnitude of the problem.First, the government’s operation was wrong. The government’s welfare policies were beyond Greece’s means. For example, the government granted a pension to Greek people before they were 45 years old. Therefore, the government needed to give them a lot of money.…
On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal. A growing number of states had legalized same-sex marriage after it was made legal in Massachusetts in 2003. The U.S. is the 21st country to legalize gay marriage. The U.S. will guarantee homosexuals equal rights and benefits to heterosexual couples. This is a significant event because public opinion over the legalization of same-sex marriage was very strained. Now, sexual minorities have gained their human rights.After the ruling, the White House turned rainbow colors, and the people of America shed tears of joy with se
The Education Ministry has allowed students to use a calculator in middle and high school math class since March this year. However, people hold differing views about this new rule.ProThe Education Ministry and the Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity announced the Second Math Education Master Plan in March this year. Except for early elementary school students, the plan allows students to use a calculator in math class from late elementary school. There are two reasons why students should be allowed to use a calculator in math class.First, students can concentrate on