Architecture and Education of Seoul, South Korea

Architecture and Education of Seoul, South Korea

Asia
Architecture The traditional center of Seoul is the ancient city of the Joseon Dynasty, downtown, where most of the palaces, government offices, corporate offices, hotels, and traditional markets are located. Cheonggyecheon, a stream that runs west to east through the valley to empty into the Han River, was covered with concrete for many years, but has recently been restored through an urban renewal project inĀ 2005.. The most historically important street in Seoul is Jongno, which means "Bell Street", on which one can find Bosingak, a pavilion containing a large bell. The bell marked the different times of the day and therefore controlled the four most important gates of the city. The only time it is usually played now is at midnight on New Years Eve, when it is played thirty-three…
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South Korea 2007

South Korea 2007

Asia
Yearbook 2007 South Korea. In 2007, it was a crisis year for South Korea's government party Uri and President Roh Moo Hyun. A rapidly declining support for public opinion in February caused 25 Urile members of the National Assembly to break out to form their own party ahead of the important presidential election in December of that year. In May, 20 of those dropped out announced that they formed the New Party for Liberal Reform and Alliance. Another party, the United New Democratic Party (UNDP), was formed in August. The power outages continued, and Uri went from the largest party in the National Assembly to third, after the Conservative opposition party Great National Party (GNP) and UNDP. Shortly thereafter, Uri disbanded and the majority of its MPs went to UNDP.…
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