A Good Article to Understand Korea Easily
Korea is the only divided nation in the world.
There are still North Korea and South Korea.
It is a country where the separation due to the war still exists,
and it is a country of repeated sadness as my family is only a few hundred km away
but cannot be reached due to a political conflict
—the sadness that is incomparable to the separation of a couple.
Brothers who were separated in their teens reunited when they became old men,
and had to say farewells in only two hours.
Would they be able to see each other again in their life?
North Korea, as you can always see on CNN, is a communist country
with the 180th largest economy in the world.
The development of nuclear weapons is the only breakthrough for this country.
However, South Korea has the 10th largest economy in the world.
It produced Samsung, LG, and Hyundai Motor, advanced to the semifinals in the
World Cup, and won the 4th place in the Olympics.
In 2012, Korean singer PSY was ranked 2nd place on Billboard with
which became worldwide dance music following Los del Río – Macarena.
It uses the fastest internet in the world and the most number of internet devices.
This is the reason that many people pick South Korea as a country
that has achieved the fastest and largest development in the last 100 years.