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Do You Know Korea?. The Land of Morning Calm (Korea). Contents. Korea and The Korean Cultural Background Daily life in Korea Arts Sports National symbols Attractions Economy. Korea and The Korean . Overview Geography (map) Korean Peninsula 222,000 square kilometers

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Do You Know Korea?

The Land of Morning Calm

(Korea)

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Contents

  • Korea and The Korean

  • Cultural Background

    • Daily life in Korea

    • Arts

    • Sports

    • National symbols

    • Attractions

  • Economy

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Korea and The Korean

  • Overview

    • Geography (map)

      • Korean Peninsula

      • 222,000 square kilometers

    • Demography

      • 47 Millions (south)

      • 24 Millions (north)

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Cultural Background 1

  • Daily Life in Korea

    • Transportation

    • Media & Communication

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Cultural Background 2

  • Clothes, food, and housing

    • Hanbok ( traditional clothes)

    • Kimchi, Bulgogi and DDuck

    • High-rise apartment

  • Enjoy tomorrow!!!

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Cultural Background 3

  • Arts

    • Fine Arts

      • Buddhist sculpture

      • Golden crown

      • Temple Bell

      • Celadon & Porcelain

      • Paintings (mural & folk painting)

    • Music and dance

      • Buddhist dance

      • Samul-nori

      • Masked dance

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Cultural Background 4

  • Sports

    • Traditional sports

    • Popular Sports

      • Baseball, Soccer

      • Taekwondo

    • Olympic game in 1988

      • Peace and harmony

    • The 2002 World Cup

      • Co-host with Japan

      • Korea or America? (same group)

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Cultural Background 5

  • National Symbols

    • Taegeukgi (National Flag) –From 1883

      • White-Light and Purity

      • Circle-Universal harmony

      • The bar- Change and growth

      • Red and Blue- Perfect balance

    • Aeugukga (National Anthem)

    • Hungeul (Korean alphabet): Scientific & Easy

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Cultural Background 6

  • Attraction

    • Bulguksa/ Seokulam

    • Mt. Seorak

    • Cheju Island

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Economy 1

  • Economic growth

    • From 1962 to 1999, GNI increased from $2.3billion to$402billion

    • From 1962 to 1997, GNP/Cap increased from $85 to $10,600

    • Outward-oriented economic development strategy

    • Foreign investors: 36% of Korean stock market ($52b,98-01)

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Economy 2

  • Economic challenge

    • Difficulties of several major conglomerates

      and financial institution

    • Liquidity crisis in 1997

  • Restructuring

    • Financial restructuring

    • Corporate restructuring

    • Environment for foreign Investment

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Vision for the Korean Economy in 2002

  • The land of change and chance

  • Attractive Investment opportunities

  • AMCHAM : 1000 members

  • IT Infrastructure (No. 1 in the world)

  • Top Financial & Accounting System

  • Just Visit and Feel!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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