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U.S. AP Curriculum Distorts Korean History

U.S. AP Curriculum Distorts Korean History

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK), a civic group promoting the country and its history online for an international audience, said Wednesday that an Advanced Placement (AP) textbook published in the U.S. this year severely distorts Korean history. “AP World History: Modern” for 2021 published by McGraw-Hill lists [...]

Korean History Distorted on Google Japan’s “Knowledge Graph”

Korean History Distorted on Google Japan’s “Knowledge Graph”

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — VANK, the Voluntary Agency Network of Korea, a non-governmental organization, announced that historical facts were being distorted on Google Japan’s search portal as it made fun of former Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and current President Moon Jae-in. When Internet users search for the word “VANK” via Google Japan’s search [...]

Hawaii State Library Expands its ‘Korea Corner’

Hawaii State Library Expands its ‘Korea Corner’

SEOUL, Korea, Dec 11 (Korea Bizwire) – On December 5, Hawaii State Library (McClly Library) held an opening ceremony for its recently overhauled “Korea Corner” and its newly installed Korean e-book system, joined by local dignataries and high-ranked officers. The renewed “Korea Corner” is part of efforts by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) to open ”Korea Promotion Centers” in major [...]