In this section entitled "Postcards from Korea", various English articles on Korea, including Korean culture, living and working experiences, and information that enlighten readers about any aspects of Korea, will be written and uploaded, with a goal of sharing Korean experiences with the readers.
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The ‘Free Hugs’ movement started by Juan Mann created a world sensation. He has been giving away hugs in Sydney, Australia when he saw that people were miserable and thought that he could brighten up their lives. One of the people he hugged was Shimon Moore, the lead singer of the Sick Puppies(the guys who sang the background song ‘All The Same’). The city council tried to ban the movement but after acquiring a petition campaign of more than 10,000 signatures, the ban was called off. With more than a million views on Youtube it was one of the most viewed.
Main article: Korean Peninsula
Korea is located on the Korean Peninsula in North-East Asia. To the northwest, the Amnok River (Yalu River) separates Korea from China and to the northeast, the Duman River (Tumen River) separates Korea from China and Russia. The Yellow Sea is to the west, the East China Sea is to the south, and the Sea of Japan (East Sea) is to the east of Korea. Notable islands include Jeju-do, Ulleung-do, and Liancourt Rocks (Dokdo in Korean).