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  1. Korean Web Sites for Kids (Yahoo)
      Provides information in Korean. Requires the Korean font, which is available through this Web page. 6-02

  2. Korean Resources (iLoveLanguages - Chambers)
      Provides four sources of information. 1-02

  3. Awesome Library in Korean (Requires Korean font.)

  4. -See and Hear Web Pages in English, Korean, or Other Languages (Awesome Library) star
      Awesome Talkster allows you to hear Web pages. You can, for example, set the voice to Korean and start with www.awesomelibrary.org/Korean.html to see and hear the Web in Korean. By adding a voice to Web pages, children and teens can learn to pronounce words as they read them. Awesome Talkster includes an animated character, providing synchronized highlighting so that children can follow along even more easily. This multi-sensory approach is a powerful method for improving reading skills. Online books for children and teens to practice their reading skills are available in the Awesome Library. 1-03

  5. Korean Flash Cards (StudyStack.com)
      Provides flash cards to help the language. 10-04

  6. Korean Encyclopedia (Wikipedia.org)
      Provides over 1,000 articles in the language. 12-04

  7. -01-25-06 Korean Court Rules Against U.S. Firms on Agent Orange (MSNBC News)
      "A South Korean court on Thursday ordered two U.S. manufacturers of the defoliant Agent Orange to pay $62 million in medical compensation to South Korean veterans of the Vietnam War and their families." 01-06

  8. -07-05-06 North Korean Missles Tests Call for Attention (MSNBC News)
      "North Koreaís test-firing of a stream of missiles harmlessly into the sea appeared to be a military failure, but it achieved one important objective for Pyongyang: It got worldwide attention." 07-06

  9. -04-14-07 Evidence Revealed of Possible U.S. War Crimes During Korean Conflict (CBS News)
      "Six years after declaring the U.S. killing of Korean War refugees at No Gun Ri was 'not deliberate,' the Army has acknowledged it found but did not divulge that a high-level document said the U.S. military had a policy of shooting approaching civilians in South Korea."

      "When asked last year, the Pentagon didn't address the central question of whether U.S. investigators had seen the document before issuing their No Gun Ri report. Ex-Army Secretary Louis Caldera suggested to The Associated Press that Army researchers may have missed it."

      The document said: " 'If refugees do appear from north of U.S. lines they will receive warning shots, and if they then persist in advancing they will be shot,' the ambassador told Rusk, cautioning that these shootings might cause 'repercussions in the United States.' Deliberately attacking noncombatants is a war crime." 04-07

  10. -07-08-08 Declassified Record: U.S. Allowed Korean Mass Executions (Time.com)
      "The American colonel, troubled by what he was hearing, tried to stall at first. But the declassified record shows he finally told his South Korean counterpart it "would be permitted" to machine-gun 3,500 political prisoners, to keep them from joining approaching enemy forces." 07-08

  11. -04-05-09 North Koreans Launch Rocket (New York Times)
      "North Korea defied the United States, China and a series of United Nations resolutions by launching a rocket on Sunday that the country said was designed to propel a satellite into space, but that much of the world viewed as an effort to prove it is edging toward the capability to shoot a nuclear warhead on a longer-range missile." 04-09

  12. -06-02-09 North Korean Successor Announced (USA Today)
      North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has picked his youngest son ó the NBA-loving product of a Swiss boarding school ó to succeed him as ruler of the reclusive, nuclear-armed state, South Korean media and legislators reported Tuesday."

      "Choi and others suspect that, at best, Kim Jong Woon would emerge as the front man for someone wielding backstage power. 'If he is indeed the choice ó a huge if ó it might reflect the desire of some people to have a convenient but powerless figurehead,' Lankov says. 'So somebody is going to run the show, keeping the boy in front.' "

      "The real power broker after Kim Jong Il dies might be his brother in law, Jang Song Taek, 63, Choi and other analysts say." 06-09

  13. -South Korean Woman First to Climb World's 14 Tallest Mountains (USA Today)
      "A South Korean has become the first woman to scale the world's 14 highest peaks. Korean television captured the feat as Oh Eun-sun reached the summit of Mount Annapurna Tuesday." 04-10

  14. -12-18-11 Kim Jong-il, North Korean Leader, Dies (New York Times)
      "Kim Jong-il, the reclusive North Korean leader who has been battling ill health following a reported stroke in 2008, has died, the Northís official news media reported on Monday." 12-11

  15. -12-12-13 North Korean Leader Has Second in Command Executed (NBC News)
      "Jang Song Thaek was ousted as chairman of the National Defense Commission earlier this month, after playing an important role in the early part of Kim Jong Unís regime. Many considered him something of a puppet master to Kim Jong Ilís young heir, and Jang even made a high-profile trip to China earlier this year without Kim Jong Un. Some experts speculated that purging Jang reflected Kim Jong Unís rising confidence as a ruler." 12-13

  16. Korean Language

  17. 1-7-03 Timeline on USA - North Korean Tensions (BBC News)
      Provides a timeline, starting with early October of 2002 regarding the tensions between the USA and North Korea. 1-03

  18. Translator (Alta Vista)
      Provides word translations between English and eight other languages, without the use of language fonts. Included are French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. educacion 4-01

  19. -Online Translator (WorldLingo.com) star
      Provides online translations between English, Greek, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Russian, and Japanese for up to 150 words. 04-08

  20. Korea (North and South)

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