Satellie Eye on Earth: Korea and the Yellow Sea at night

Satellite eye on Earth: December 2012 – in pictures

Satellie Eye on Earth: Korea and the Yellow Sea at night

Gangnam style!

Gangnam style!

Please Look After Mother

Please Look After Mother

Seoul goes green -Seoul’s rapid development has also brought on massive environmental problems, forcing the Korean government to decree that all new growth must be green. We take a look at Seoul’s many eco-initiatives that have made it one of the world’s best examples of progressive urban development, including a project that turned a busy, air-polluted commuter highway into an inner-city oasis.

Seoul goes green

Seoul goes green -Seoul’s rapid development has also brought on massive environmental problems, forcing the Korean government to decree that all new growth must be green. We take a look at Seoul’s many eco-initiatives that have made it one of the world’s best examples of progressive urban development, including a project that turned a busy, air-polluted commuter highway into an inner-city oasis.

Two days after the Olympic "Korean flag scandal" a chain of British opticians capitalised on it with this newspaper advertisement.  ‘Specsavers’ should be at the beginning and not the end of the sentence. Presumably the advertisers wanted the Korean to look like the equivalent English sentence (an advertising slogan which is well-known in the UK): “They should have gone to Specsavers”.

Translation troubles

Two days after the Olympic "Korean flag scandal" a chain of British opticians capitalised on it with this newspaper advertisement. ‘Specsavers’ should be at the beginning and not the end of the sentence. Presumably the advertisers wanted the Korean to look like the equivalent English sentence (an advertising slogan which is well-known in the UK): “They should have gone to Specsavers”.

Dolmen, Ganghwado

Dolmen, Ganghwado

Sun Cruise resort, east coast

Sun Cruise resort, east coast

captured North Korean submarine, Gangneung unification park

captured North Korean submarine, Gangneung unification park

East coast

East coast

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