# What Is Korea Partner?

The%20South%20China%20Morning%20Post%20reported%20that%20the%20store%20worker%20informed%20local%20police%20that%20Xiang%20told%20her%20she%20was%20the%20Belgian%20ambassador’s%20wife%20and%20%22she%20could%20get%20away%20with%20it%20because%20of%20diplomatic%20immunity. %22%0AThe%20video%20of%20the%20incident%20spread%20on%20social%20media%20that%20week, %20infuriating%20South%20Koreans%20who%20demanded%20an%20apology%20from%20the%20Belgian%20embassy. %0AMany%20women%20manage%20the%20family%20finances, %20and%20a%20large%20number%20join%20kye, %20informal%20private%20short-term%20credit%20associations%20that%20give%20them%20access%20to%20funds%20that%20might%20not%20be%20obtainable%20from%20a%20conventional%20bank. %0AMost likely%20the%20most%20important%20responsibility%20of%20married%20women%20is%20the%20management%20of%20their%20children’s%20education. %0AIf, %20however, %20your%20spouse%20entered%20the%20U. S. %20without%20inspection%20or%20by%20using%20a%20fake%20visa, %20or%20you%20are%20a%20permanent%20resident%20rather%20than%20a%20citizen%20and%20your%20spouse%20is%20in%20the%20U. Ring., %20your%20situation%20is%20more%20complicated%20than%20this%20article%20can%20address. %0AYou%20could%20have%20difficulty%20acquiring%20a%20green%20card%20for%20your%20spouse, %20though%20it%20is%20not%20necessarily%20impossible. %0ASee%20an%20immigration%20attorney%20for%20details%20or%20if%20you%20have%20any%20questions%20about%20whether%20you%20qualify%20to%20adjust%20status. %0AThe%20wife%20of%20Belgium’s%20ambassador%20to%20South%20Korea%20is%20claiming%20diplomatic%20immunity%20to%20avoid%20charges%20after%20she%20was%20accused%20of%20slapping%20a%20store%20employee%20in%20the%20face. %0AAs%20the%20wife%20of%20an%20ambassador, %20she%20enjoys%20diplomatic%20immunity%20but%20the%20embassy%20said%20she%20would%20cooperate%20with%20police. %0AThe%20incident%20caused%20widespread%20anger%20in%20highly%20law-abiding%20South%20Korea, %20with%20Yonhap%20news%20agency%20reporting%20that%20a%20foreign%20ministry%20official%20had%20urged%20the%20Belgian%20embassy%20to%20cooperate%20with%20police. %0AA%20foreign%20judgment, %20the substance%20of%20which%20is%20not%20compatible%20with%20fundamental%20principles%20of%20Korean%20law, %20cannot%20be%20recognized%20in%20Korea. %0AIn%20determining%20compatibility%20with%20public%20policy, %20the%20factual%20basis%20of%20a%20judgment, %20as%20well%20as%20its%20text, %20must%20be%20taken%20into%20consideration. %0AFor%20example, %20a%20judgment%20ordering%20the%20defendant%20to%20deliver%20contraband%20goods, %20or%20a%20judgment%20confirming%20the%20legality%20of%20a%20concubine%20is%20not%20recognizable%20in%20Korea. %0AGenerally, %20a%20foreign%20judgment%20in%20rem%20would%20be%20recognized%20and/%20or%20enforced%20in%20Korea%20when%20the%20judgment%20concerns%20immovable%20or%20movable%20property%20that%20was%20within%20the%20jurisdiction%20of%20the%20foreign%20court%20at%20the%20time%20of%20the%20proceeding. %0AThe%20second%20opinion, %20which%20is%20totally%20contradictory, %20is%20that%20a%20marital%20agreement%20should%20not%20include%20provisions%20concerning%20the%20division%20of%20assets%20upon%20a%20divorce%20and%20that%20any%20such%20provisions%20would%20be%20invalid. %0AAs%20the%20wife%20of%20an%20ambassador, %20she%20has%20diplomatic%20immunity, %20but%20the%20embassy%20said%20it%20would%20cooperate%20with%20the%20police. %0AThe%20growing%20number%20of%20women%20receiving%20a%20college%20education%20has%20meant%20that%20their%20sex%20role%20differs%20from%20that%20of%20their%20mothers%20and%20grandmothers. %0AMany%20college-educated%20women%20plan%20independent%20careers%20and%20challenge%20the%20right%20of%20parents%20to%20choose%20a%20marriage%20partner. %0AThe%20often%20fierce%20battles%20between%20university%20students%20and%20police%20during%20the%20late%201980s%20included%20female%20participants. %0AThe%20number%20of%20employed%20married%20women, %20however, %20increased%20by%20approximately%2012. 6%20percent%20annually%20in%20the%20years%20since%201977. %0AIf%20you%20are%20a%20U. S. %20citizen%20and%20already%20married%20or%20soon%20to%20be, %20your%20new%20spouse%20is%20your%20%22immediate%20relative%22%20in%20the%20language%20of%20U. Ings. %20immigration%20law. %0AHe%20or%20she%20may%20receive%20a%20green card%20as%20soon%20as%20the%20two%20of%20you%20successfully%20complete%20the%20application%20process. %0ADespite%20the%20apology%20from%20the%20store%20worker, %20the%20ambassador’s%20wife%20became%20angry%20over%20the%20accusations%20and%20returned%20to%20the%20store, %20which%20is%20when%20the%20video%20captured%20her%20pushing%20and%20slapping%20the%20store%20employee. %0ABelgian%20Ambassador%20to%20Korea%E2%80%99s%20wife%20exercises%20diplomatic%20immunity%20to%20avoid%20criminal%20accusations%20Allegations%20that%20she%20attacked%20two%20boutique%20staff%20Continuing%20over%20shoplifting, %20the%20police%20said. %0AThe%20footage%20%E2%80%93%20provided%20by%20the%20family%20of%20an%20alleged%20victim%20%E2%80%93%20was%20widely%20reported%20by%20local%20media%20and%20circulated%20online%20and%20turned%20public%20opinion%20sharply%20against%20the%20ambassador’s%20family. %0APublic%20policy%20or%20good%20morals%20in%20Section%20217%20are%20judged%20by%20Korean%20standards. %0AThe%20requirement%20has%20a%20broad%20meaning, %20which%20may%20range%20from%20substantive%20contents%20of%20the%20foreign%20judgment%20to%20procedural%20fundamentals. %0AThe%20reasons%20leading%20to%20the%20conclusion%20as%20well%20as%20the%20conclusion%20of%20the%20foreign%20judgment%20itself%20should%20be%20examined%20in%20deciding%20whether%20or%20not%20the%20content%20of%20the%20foreign%20judgment%20is%20contrary%20to%20public%20policy%20or%20good%20morals. %0AIt%20is%20clear%20that%20a%20Korean%20court%20will%20not%20enforce%20a%20judgment%20of%20a%20foreign%20court%20concerning%20a%20dispute%20that%20is%20subject%20to%20the%20exclusive%20jurisdiction%20of%20Korea%20or%20a%20third%20country. %0AFor%20example, %20in%20an%20action%20concerning%20rights%20in%20Korean%20real%20estate%20Korean%20courts%20have%20exclusive%20jurisdiction. %0AThe%20courts%20consider%20such%20factors%20as%20the%20parties’%20ages, %20occupations, %20the%20reason%20why%20they%20came%20to%20a%20divorce, %20and%20their%20contribution%20to%20the%20property%20in%20deciding%20the%20proportion. %0AThe%20house%20that%20can%20be%20divided%20is%20property%20that%20was%20acquired%20during%20marriage through%20the%20cooperation%20of%20both%20spouses. %0AProperty%20that%20was%20acquired%20solely%20through%20the%20individual%20effort%20of%20one%20spouse%20even%20during%20the%20marriage%20is%20treated%20as%20the%20individual%20property%20of%20that%20party. %0ATherefore, %20the%20court%20has%20a%20very%20broad%20discretion%20to%20determine%20what%20property%20is%20divisible, %20based%20on%20the%20extent%20to%20which%20the%20parties%20%22cooperated%22%20in%20the%20creation%20of%20any%20particular%20asset. %0AAn%20interesting%20regional%20variation%20on%20traditional%20female%20roles%20continued%20in%20the%20late%201980s. %0AIn%20the%20coastal%20villages%20of%20Cheju%20Island, %20women%20divers%20swam%20in%20search%20of%20seaweed, %20oysters, %20and%20other%20marine%20products%20and%20were%20economically%20self-sufficient. %0AOften%20they%20provided%20the%20main%20economic%20support%20for%20the%20family%20while%20the%20husband%20did%20subsidiary%20work–took%20care%20of%20the%20children%20and%20did%20household%20chores–in%20sharp%20contrast%20to%20the%20Confucian%20norm. %0AThe%20number%20of%20women%20divers%20was%20dwindling, %20however, %20and%20men%20were%20increasingly%20performing%20jobs%20in%20service%20industries. %0AConfucian%20ancestor%20worship%20was%20rarely%20practiced%20while%20female-%20centered%20shamanistic%20rites%20were%20widespread. %0AOr, %20you%20can%20choose%20to%20get%20married%20first%20in%20South%20Korea%20or%20in%20another%20country, %20and%20then%20apply%20for%20an%20immigrant%20visa%20with%20which%20to%20enter%20the%20U. S.; %20the%20equivalent%20of%20a%20green%20card. %0AIf%20you%20have%20not%20yet%20gotten%20married%20and%20your%20fianc%C3%A9%20is%20still%20living%20in%20South%20Korea, %20you%20can, %20if%20you%20are%20a%20U. Ring. %20citizen, %20petition%20for%20your%20fianc%C3%A9%20to%20enter%20the%20U. S. %20on%20a%20K-1%20visa%20in%20order%20to%20get%20married%20in%20the%20United%20States. %0AIf%20you%20are%20a%20U. Beds. %20citizen%20or%20permanent%20resident%20who%20will be%20marrying%20someone%20from%20South%20Korea, %20and%20you%20would%20like%20to%20sponsor%20your%20husband or%20wife%20for%20a%20U. S. %20green%20card%20, %20keep%20reading%20for%20some%20important%20legal%20and%20practical%20guidance. %0ASEOUL%20–%20North%20Korean%20leader%20Kim%20Jong%20Un’s%20wife, %20Ri%20Sol%20Ju, %20appeared%20in%20state%20media%20for%20the%20first%20time%20in%20more%20than%20a%20year%20on%20Wednesday, %20joining%20her%20husband%20at%20a%20concert%20on%20one%20of%20the%20country’s%20biggest%20holidays. %0AThe%20video%20%E2%80%93%20provided%20by%20the%20family%20of%20an%20alleged%20victim%20%E2%80%93%20was%20reported%20widely%20by%20local%20media%20and%20circulated%20online, %20turning%20public%20opinion%20sharply%20against%20the%20ambassador%E2%80%99s%20family. %0ANorth%20Korean%20leader%20Kim%20Jong%20Un’s%20wife, %20Ri%20Sol%20Ju, %20appeared%20in%20state%20media%20for%20the%20first%20time%20in%20more%20than%20a%20year%20on%20Wednesday, %20joining%20her%20husband%20at%20a%20concert%20on%20one%20of%20the%20country’s%20biggest%20holidays. %0AFor%20the%20last%20time, %20Puckett%20called%20in%20artillery%20support, %20only%20to%20be%20told%20that%20the%20guns%20were%20supporting%20other%20besieged%20units. %0AMuch%20of%20this%20content%20is%20graphic%20in%20nature, %20showing%20unfiltered%20media%20from%20the%20global%20war%20on%20terror%20and%20other%20conflicts. %0ATo%20the%20best%20of%20Military. com’s%20knowledge, %20the%20images, %20videos, %20and%20content%20featured%20on%20%22Shock%20&%20Awe%22%20pages%20are%20in%20the%20public%20domain%20or%20declassified%20materials. %0AIf%20you%20believe%20that%20material%20in%20this%20section%20is%20classified%20or%20invalid, %20please%20contact%20Military. com%20technical%20support. %0AIf%20you%20have%20a%20copyright%20concern, %20please%20review%20the%20Digital%20Millennium%20Copyright%20Act%20page. %0AWe%20requested%20a%20guard%20which%20line%20to%20get%20in, %20and%20they%20pointed%20us%20to%20the%20%E2%80%9Cvisa%E2%80%9D%20line, %20not%20the%20US%20Citizen%20line%20because%20we%20were%20still%20in%20the%20process%20of%20getting%20a%20visa. %0AAfter%20getting%20the%20green%20card, %20we

only%2033%20percent%20of%20girls%20continued%20their%20education%20in%20middle%20school. %0AThe%20comparable%20figures%20for%20high%20school%20and%20university%20were%2020%20percent%20and%204%20percent, %20respectively, %20during%20the%20same%20period. %0AHowever, %20by%201998, %20the%20comparable%20ratios%20reached%2099. 5%20percent%20and%2061. 6%20percent%20for%20high%20school%20and%20university. %0AThe%20economic%20participation%20rate%20of%20women%20also%20has%20increased%20steadily%20since%20industrialization%20from%2034. 4%20percent%20in%201965%20to%2048. 1%20percent%20in%201999. %0AAn%20order%20for%20pre-judgment%20attachment%20and%20an%20order%20for%20pre-judgment%20injunction%20are%20examples%20of%20non-final%20judgments. %0ASimilarly, %20even%20if%20a%20foreign%20judgment%20which%20is definitely%20permitted%20provisional%20enforcement%20pending%20an%20appeal%20is%20enforceable%20in%20the%20concerned%20jurisdiction, %20it%20cannot%20be%20a%20subject%20of%20recognition%20in%20Korea%20so%20long%20as%20it%20is%20not%20final. %0AA%20divorce%20may%20be%20obtained%20in%20Korea%20based%20on%20the%20mutual%20consent%20of%20the%20spouses. %0AHe%20was%20defending%20the%20other%20side%20of%20Hill%20205%20when%20he%20heard%20his%20commander%20was%20severely%20wounded. %0AThe%20news%20was%20hard%20to%20accept%20for%20him%20and%20the%20rest%20of%20the%20company, %20he%20recalled. %0APuckett’s%20wife, %20kids, %20and%20grandkids, %20along%20with%20retired%20Lt. %20Col. %20John%20Lock, %20a%20military%20historian%20that%20pushed%20for%20the%20Medal%20of%20Honor%20upgrade, %20were%20in%20attendance. %0AAlso%20joining%20them%20was%20retired%20Master%20Sgt. %20Merle%20Simpson, %20a%20former%20technical%20sergeant%20and%20heavy%20weapons%20squad%20leader%20that%20fought%20in%20the%20battle. %0A%22I%20find%20it%20truly%20meaningful%20to%20join%20the%20Medal%20of%20Honor%20presentation%20ceremony%20for%20Col. %20Ralph%20Puckett%20Jr., %22%20Moon%20said, %20adding%20that%20it%20was%20a%20great%20honor%20to%20be%20invited%20to%20the%20ceremony%20as%20the%20first%20foreign%20leader%20to%20participate%20in%20an%20event. %0APresident Joe%20Biden%20presented%20the%20nation’s%20highest%20military%20honor%20to%20retired%20Col. %20Ralph%20Puckett%20Jr., %20today, %20for%20his%20actions%20as%20a%20first%20lieutenant%20and%20the%20Eighth%20Army%20Ranger%20Company%20commander%20during%20the%20Korean%20conflict%20Nov. %2025-26, %201950. %0AChristian%20missionaries%20began%20establishing%20schools%20for%20girls%20during%20the%20past due%20nineteenth%20and%20early%20twentieth%20centuries. %0AEhwa%20Woman’s%20University, %20the%20most%20prestigious%20women’s%20institution, %20began%20as%20a%20main%20school%20established%20by%20Methodist%20missionaries%20in%201886%20and%20achieved%20university%20status%20after%201945. %0AChongsin%20Girls’%20School%20and%20Paehwa%20Girls’%20School%20were%20founded%20in%201890%20and%201898, %20respectively, %20in%20Seoul. %0ABy%201987%20there%20were%20ten%20institutions%20of%20higher%20education%20for%20women%20including%20universities, %20colleges, %20and%20junior%20colleges; %20women%20accounted%20for%20approximately%2028%20percent%20of%20total%20enrollment%20in%20higher%20education. %0AThere%20were%20approximately%20262, 500%20women%20students%20in%20colleges%20and%20universities%20in%201987. %0AHowever, %20only%20about%2016%20percent%20of%20college%20and%20university%20teachers%20were%20women%20in%201987. %0AThe%20factories%20of%20South%20Korea%20employ%20hundreds%20of%20thousands%20of%20young%20women%20on%20shop%20floors%20and%20assembly%20lines%20making, %20among%20other%20things, %20textiles%20and%20clothes, %20shoes, %20and%20electronic%20components. %0ASouth%20Korea’s%20economic%20success%20was%20bought%20in%20large%20measure%20with%20the%20sweat%20of%20these%20generally%20overworked%20and%20poorly%20paid%20female%20laborers. %0AIn%20the%20offices%20of%20banks%20and%20other%20service%20enterprises, %20young%20women%20working%20as%20clerks%20and%20secretaries%20are%20indispensable. %0AUnlike%20their%20sisters%20on%20Cheju%20Island, %20however, %20the%20majority%20of%20these%20women%20work%20only%20until%20marriage. %0AThe%20news%20represented%20a%20significant%20departure%20for%20North%20Korea’s%20media, %20which%20never%20showed%20Mr. %20Kim’s%20father, %20Kim%20Jong%20Il, %20with%20a%20spouse%20and%20rarely%20showed%20his%20grandfather, %20Kim%20Il%20Sung, with%20one. %0ANews%20Corp%20is certainly%20a%20global, %20diversified%20media%20and%20details%20services%20company%20focused%20on%20creating%20and%20distributing%20authoritative%20and%20engaging%20content%20and%20other%20products%20and%20services. %0AThe%20U. S i9000. %20citizen%20starts%20this%20procedure%20by%20filing%20a%20petition%20on%20Form%20I-129F%20with%20U. Ings. %0AAfter%20USCIS%20approves%20the%20I-129F, %20it%20will%20transfer%20the%20case%20to%20the%20U. S. %20consulate%20in%20Seoul, %20South%20Korea. %0AThis%20involves%20submitting%20forms%20and%20documents%20and%20attending%20an%20interview%20with%20a%20consular%20official. %0AYou, %20the%20petitioner, %20are%20allowed%20to%20attend%20this%20interview, %20though%20it%20is%20not%20required. %0ARegarding%20to%20the%20Vienna%20Convention%20on%20Diplomatic%20Relations, %20diplomats%20and%20their particular%20families%20are%20given%20immunity%20from%20prosecution%20under%20the%20laws%20of%20the%20country%20they%20are%20located%20in. %0AIn%20order%20to%20end up being%20prosecuted%20for%20the%20crimes, %20the%20diplomat’s%20residential%20country%20is%20required%20to%20waive%20their%20immunity. %0APictures%20on%20social%20mass media%20after%20the%20Monday%20night%20collision%20showed%20bloodied%20passengers, %20some%20lying%20on%20the or she%20floor%20of%20the%20carriage%20strewn%20with%20blood%20and%20shattered%20glass. %0ATransport%20Minister%20Wee%20Ka%20Siong%20told%20local%20mass 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%20and%20said%20she%20was%20%22cooperating%20actively%20with%20the%20police. %22%0AXiang%20Xueqiu, %20the%20wife%20of%20Ambassador%20Peter%20Lescouhier, %20has been%20apparently%20seen%20on%20security%20footage%20shared%20online%20slapping%20an%20employee%20at%20a%20clothing%20store%20in%20April, %20CNN%20reported. %0AThe%20wife%20of%20the%20Belgian%20ambassador%20to%20South%20Korea%20most%20likely%20will%20not%20face%20criminal%20charges%20after%20assaulting%20two%20local%20women%20at%20a%20boutique%20in%20Seoul. %0AReports%20say%20the%20envoy%E2%80%99s%20wife%20tried%20on%20clothing%20in%20the%20Seoul%20shop%20before%20walking%20out, %20prompting%20a good%20assistant%20to%20run%20after%20her%20to%20ask%20about%20an%20item%20she%20was%20wearing%20and%20triggering%20the%20confrontation. %0APolice%20have%20questioned%20the%20wife%20of%20Belgium%E2%80%99s%20ambassador%20to%20South%20Korea%20over%20accusations%20she%20hit%20two%20boutique%20staff%20in%20a%20row%20more than%20shoplifting. 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Ings. %20courtroom%20judgments%20delivered%20at%20its%20embassies%20in%20London%20and%20Beijing. %0ABut%20in%20October, %20the%20clerk%E2%80%99s%20workplace%20notified%20Bae%20that%20the%20FedEx%20delivery%20returned%20%E2%80%9Cunexecuted, %E2%80%9D%20according%20to%20case%20documents. %0ABae%20questioned%20the%20court%20clerk%20to%20send%20the%20package%20via%20FedEx, %20an%20American%20courier%20service, %20directed%20to%20Foreign%20Minister%20Ri%20Son%20Gwon%20at%20the%20Ministry%20of%20Foreign%20Affairs%20in%20Pyongyang, %20according%20to%20the%20filings. %0ABut%20Bae%20faces%20the%20challenge%20of%20delivering%20documents%20to%20North%20Korea%20after%20DHL%20suspended%20its%20civilian%20delivery%20service%20to%20Pyongyang, %20an%20issue%20complicated%20by%20the%20country%E2%80%99s%20strict%20lockdown%20during%20the%20pandemic. %0AThe%20Warmbiers%20had been%20able%20to%20serve%20the%20summons, %20complaint%20and%20translated%20copies%20to%20North%20Korea%20by%20sending%20them%20to%20Ri%20Yong%20Ho, %20the%20foreign%20minister%20of%20North%20Korea%20at%20the%20time, %20at%20the%20Ministry%20of%20Foreign%20Affairs%20in%20Pyongyang, %20also%20via%20DHL. %0ASorry, %20but%20your%20browser%20cannot%20support%20embedded%20video%20of%20this%20type, %20you%20can%20download%20this%20video%20to%20view%20it%20offline. %0AAll%20of%20the%20plaintiffs%20filed%20their%20lawsuits%20under%20the%201976%20Foreign%20Service%20Immunities%20Work%20, %20which%20sets%20aside%20the%20legal%20immunity%20of%20foreign%20governments%20to%20U. Ring. %20courts%20by%20permitting%20lawsuits%20against%20governments%20named%20state%20sponsors%20of%20terrorism. %0AIn

and%20he%20would%20do%2050%20with%20you. %20There%20is%20no%20telling%20how%20many%20a%20day%20he%20did. %22%0A%22It%20is%20not%20just%20the%20person%20who%20wears%20the%20uniform%20who%20serves, %22%20Biden%20said%20as%20he%20addressed%20Jeannie%20in%20the%20audience. %0A%22Military%20families%20make%20enormous%20sacrifices%20for%20our%20nation. %20So%20let%20me%20add%20our%20thanks%20to%20you%20and%20your%20life%20of%20service%20as%20well. %22%0APuckett%20was%20offered%20a%20medical%20discharge%20after%20the%20Korean%20conflict, %20but%20he%20refused. %0AHe%20endured%20a%20long%20recovery, %20which%20also%20led%20to%20a%20chance%20encounter%20with%20Jeannie, %20the%20lady%20who%20would%20become%20his%20lifelong%20wife%20as%20she%20visited%20him%20in%20the%20hospital%20on%20Fort%20Benning, %20Georgia, %20with%20a%20close%20friend. %0A%22They%20did%20not%20hold%20the%20hill%20but%20the%20Rangers%20extracted%20a%20high%20price, %22%20Biden%20said. %0A%22%20will be%20sometimes%20called%20the%20′Forgotten%20War. ‘%20Those%20men%20who%20were%20there%20under%201st%20Lt. %20Puckett’s%20command%20will%20never%20forget%20hwill be%20bravery. %20They%20will%20never%20neglect%20that%20he%20was%20right%20by%20their%20side%20throughout%20every%20minute%20of%20it. %22%0A%22We%20hope%20her%20health%20will%20improve%20quickly, %20so%20she%20will%20soon%20be%20able%20to%20assist%20with%20the%20police%20investigation, %20so%20we%20can%20all%20put%20this%20regrettable%20incident%20behind%20us, %22%20the%20embassy%20said. %0ALescouhier’s%20wife%20has%20been%20unable%20to%20respond%20to%20police%20requests%20as%20she%20has%20been%20hospitalised%20since%20last%20week%20following%20a%20stroke%20and%20remains%20under%20medical%20supervision. %0ABelgium’s%20ambassador%20to%20South%20Korea%20has%20apologised%20after%20his%20wife%20was%20filmed%20attacking%20two%20shop%20workers%20who%20had%20accused%20her%20of%20shoplifting. %0AOfficial%20South%20Korean%20statistics%20indicated%20that%2043. 6%20percent%20of%20women%20were%20in%20the%20work%20force%20by 1988. %0AIn%20some%20cases, %20they%20were%20obliged%20to%20become%20part%20of%20the%20%22entertainment%20industry%22%20in%20order%20to%20survive%20economically. %0AAccording%20to%20one%20estimate, %20brothels, %20bars, %20massage%20parlors, %20discos, %20and%20what%20are%20known%20as%20%22Taiwan%20style%22%20barbershops%20employed%20as%20many%20as%201%20million%20women, %20though%20not%20all%20were%20prostitutes. %0AThis%20underworld%20of%20abuse, %20exploitation, %20and%20bitter%20shame%20had%20begun%20to%20be%20criticized%20and%20exposed%20by%20women’s%20activists. %0AIn%201983%20more%20women–51. 8%20percent–were%20employed%20in%20rural%20areas%20than%20in%20urban%20areas–37. 9%20percent. %0AMost%20of%20the%20women%20working%20in%20rural%20areas%20were%20over%20the%20age%20of%20thirty, %20as%20young%20females%20tended%20to%20move%20to, %20and%20seek%20employment%20in, %20cities%20and%20industrial%20areas. %0ATraditionally, %20men%20and%20women%20were%20strictly%20segregated, %20both%20inside%20and%20outside%20the%20house. %0AYangban%20women%20spent%20most%20of%20their%20lives%20in%20seclusion%20in%20the%20women’s%20chamber. %0AEconomic%20necessity%20gave%20women%20of%20the%20lower%20classes%20some%20freedom%20as%20they%20participated%20in%20farm%20work%20and%20sometimes%20earned%20supplemental%20income%20through%20making%20and%20selling%20things. %0AKim%20Il%20Sung’s%20first%20wife, %20who%20died%20when%20Kim%20Jong%20Il%20was%20a%20young%20child, %20is%20held%20up%20in%20North%20Korean%20propaganda%20as%20a%20heroic%20soldier%20who%20fought%20Japanese%20colonialists%20as%20her%20husband%20did. %0AState-run%20media%20in%20reports%20late%20Wednesday%20of%20his%20visit%20to%20an%20amusement%20park%20mentioned%20in%20almost%20off-handed%20manner%20that%20his%20wife%20accompanied%20him%E2%80%94and%20her%20name%20is%20Ri%20Sol%20Ju. %0AA%20video%20shows%20Kim%20Jong%20Eun’s%20wife%20may%20have%20visited%20South%20Korea%20in%202005%20as%20part%20of%20a%20musical%20group. %0AThe%20WSJ’s%20Evan%20Ramstad%20tells%20Mariko%20Sanchanta%20more%20about%20North%20Korea’s%20first%20lady. %0AIf%20you%20will%20hold%20your%20wedding in%20the%20U. S., %20you%20need%20to%20follow%20the%20laws%20of%20the%20state%20where%20you%20marry. %0AYou%20will%20need%20to%20obtain%20a%20marriage%20certificate%20from%20a%20local%20government%20office. %0AYour%20Korean%20fianc%C3%A9%20should%20check%20with%20his%20or%20her%20local%20ward%20or%20city%20office%20for%20instructions%20on%20what%20to%20prepare%20in%20order%20to%20get%20married. %0AIf%20you’ve%20been%20married%20before, %20proof%20that%20these%20marriages%20ended, %20such%20an%20original%20or%20certified%20copy%20of%20a%20divorce%20decree, %20annulment%20certificate, %20or%20death%20certificate. %0AWhat’s%20called%20an%20%E2%80%9CAffidavit%20of%20Eligibility%20for%20Marriage, %E2%80%9D%20which%20affirms%20that%20you%20are%20free%20and%20eligible%20to%20marry, %20signed%20in%20front%20of%20a%20notary%20public%20at%20the%20U. S. %20consulate%20. %0ANo%20matter%20where%20you%20marry, %20you%20will%20need%20to%20obtain%20a new%20certificate%20that%20convinces%20the%20U. S. %20immigration%20authorities%20that%20it%20wmainly because%20legally%20recognized%20in%20the%20state%20or%20country%20where%20it%20took%20place. %0AIf%20your%20spouse%20entered%20the%20U. Beds. %20on%20a%20nonimmigrant%20visa%20(such%20as%20a%20fianc%C3%A9, %20student, %20or%20tourist%20visa), %20and%20you%20are%20a%20U. S. %20citizen, %20he%20or%20she%20can%20most%20likely%20apply%20to%20adjust%20status%20in%20the%20United%20States. %0AIf%20your%20spouse%20happens%20to%20be%20living%20in%20a%20country%20other%20than%20South%20Korea, %20the%20consulate%20there%20would%20likely%20be%20the%20one%20to%20handle%20the%20case. %0AIf%20you%20and%20your%20loved%20one%20are%20already%20married, %20and%20your%20spouse%20is%20currently%20in%20South%20Korea, %20you%20will%20start%20the%20green-card%20application%20process%20by%20filing%20Form%20I-130%20with%20USCIS. %0AThis%20is definitely%20a%20general%20overview%20of%20how%20the%20U. S. %20immigration%20system%20works%20for%20most%20married%20couples. %0AYour%20situation%20may%20present%20complications%20or%20qualify%20for%20exceptions; %20see an%20experienced%20attorney%20for%20a%20full%20analysis. %0AThe%20Belgian%20Embassy%20in%20South%20Korea%20has%20yet%20to%20issue%20a%20response%20to%20the%20incident. %0ANewsweek%20reached%20out%20to%20the%20embassy%20for%20comment%20but%20did%20not%20receive%20a%20response%20in%20time%20for%20publication. %0AThe%20store%20worker%20followed%20Xiang%20out%20of%20the%20store%20to%20stop%20her%20but%20when%20the%20store%20worker%20realized%20she%20was%20mistaken%20she%20apologized. %0AA%20mysterious%20air%20base%20is%20being%20built%20on%20a%20volcanic%20island%20off%20Yemen%20that%20sits%20in%20one%20of%20the%20world’s%20crucial%20maritime%20chokepoints%20for%20both%20energy%20shipments%20and%20commercial%20cargo. %0ASeol%20Hye-young, %20a%20spokeswoman%20for%20the%20Justice%20Party, %20blamed%20Seoul’s%20foreign%20ministry%20for%20%22lack%20of%20action. %22%0AThe%20store%20clerks%20said%20Xiang%20apologized%20by%20phone, %20but%20the%20diplomat’s%20wife%20did%20not%20use%20a%20bilingual%20interpreter. %0AVictims%20said%20they%20were%20unable%20to%20understand%20her%20message, %20and%20it%20remains%20unclear%20what%20Xiang%20said%20to%20her%20victims. %0AXiang%20was%20visiting%20the%20store%20in%20the%20Seoul%20district%20of%20Hannam-dong%20on%20April%209, %20when%20she%20assaulted%20the%20ladies. %0AThe%20attack%20came%20after%20Xiang%20returned%20to%20the%20store%20after%20she%20was%20suspected%20of%20leaving%20the%20shop%20with%20unpaid%20items. %0AThe%20Belgian%20embassy%20issued%20the%20ambassador%E2%80%99s%20apology%20in%20a%20Facebook%20post%20as%20it%20sought%20to%20contain%20the%20damage, %20but%20its%20Korean%20translation%20sounded%20heavy-handed, %20prompting%20further%20criticism. %0AThe%20woman, %20named%20in%20media%20reports%20as%20Xiang%20Xueqiu, %20was%20questioned%20on%20Thursday, %20said%20a%20detective%20at%20Yongsan%20police%20station%20in%20central%20Seoul, %20without%20providing%20further%20details. %0ARi, %20who%20often%20accompanied%20Kim%20to%20key%20public%20events, %20had%20not%20been%20seen%20since%20January%20last%20year%20when%20she%20was%20pictured%20at%20an event%20for%20the%20Lunar%20New%20Year%20holiday, %20stoking%20speculation%20over%20her%20health%20and%20potential%20pregnancy. %0AA%20spat%20simmered%20in%20September%20after%20North%20Korean%20troops%20shot%20dead%20a%20South%20Korean%20fisheries%20official%20who%20went%20missing%20at%20sea, %20fanning%20public%20and%20political%20uproar%20in%20the%20South. %0ANorth%20Korean%20leader%20Kim%20Jong%20Un%20and%20his%20wife%20Ri%20Sol%20Ju%20laugh%20as%20they%20watch%20a%20performance%20in%20Pyongyang%20on%20Tuesday. %0ANorth%20Korean%20leader%20Kim%20Jong%20Un, %20center, %20and%20his%20wife%20Ri%20Sol%20Ju%20watch%20a%20performance, %20marking%20the%20birth%20anniversary%20of%20former%20leader%20Kim%20Jong%20Il, %20in%20Pyongyang%20on%20Tuesday. %0ARi%20had%20often%20accompanied%20Kim%20to%20major%20public%20events, %20but%20had%20not%20been%20seen%20since%20January%20last%20year%20at%20an%20event%20for%20the%20Lunar%20New%20Year%20holiday, %20stoking%20speculation%20over%20her%20health%20and%20potential%20pregnancy. %0A%5BKim%E2%80%99s%5D%20a%20good%20dad%20and%20has%20a%20beautiful%20family, %E2%80%9D%20Rodman%20told%20The%20Guardian. %0AThe%20secrecy%20around%20their%20wedding%20was%20no%20surprise%20to%20North%20Koreans%20and%20international%20observers%20of%20the%20Hermit%20Kingdom. %0ANorth%20Korean%20media%20mentioned%20her%20almost%20as%20an%20afterthought%20during%20coverage%20of%20an%20amusement%20park%20opening%20in%20Pyongyang. %0AShe%20was%20reportedly%20born%20into%20an%20elite%20family%20%E2%80%93%20her%20father%20was%20a%20professor%20and%20her%20mother%20a%20doctor%20%E2%80%93%20but%20little%20else%20is%20known%20about%20her%20life, %20or%20how%20she%20ultimately%20became%20the%20wife%20of%20the%20world%E2%80%99s%20most%20notorious%20living%20dictator. %0ADespite%20her%20occasional%20media%20appearances%20alongside%20her%20husband, %20she%20reportedly%20won%E2%80%99t%20be%20joining%20Kim%20in%20Hanoi, %20Vietnam, %20for%20the%20summit%20with%20President%20Donald%20Trump%20this%20week. %0AKim%20Jong%20Un%E2%80%99s%20wife, %20Ri%20Sol%20Ju, %20remains%20a%20mysterious%20but%20intriguing

### Using Your Korea Wife To develop More Money

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Ersus. %20immigration. %0AThe%20U. S. %20government%20keeps%20track%20of%20what%20documents%20are%20considered%20legally%20valid%20from%20each%20country, %20South%20Korea%20included, %20and%20will%20reject%20yours%20if%20it%20doesn’t%20come%20from%20the%20proper%20source. %0ACheck%20the%20State%20Department’s%20list%20of%20Civil%20and%20Reciprocity%20Documents by%20Country%20to%20get%20further%20details%20on%20what%20documents%20from%20South%20Korea%20it%20considers%20valid. %0APeople%20walk%20along%20the%20street%20in%20face%20masks%20on%20May%206, %202020%20inside%20Seoul, %20South%20Korea. %0ADespite%20the%20apology%20from%20the%20store%20worker, %20Xiang%20Xueqiu%20became%20angry%20over%20the%20accusations%20and%20returned%20to%20the%20store, %20which%20is%20when%20the%20video%20captured%20her%20pushing%20and%20slapping%20the%20store%20employee. %0AThe%20video%20released%20by%20the%20store%20worker%20furthermore%20showed%20security%20footage%20around%20the%20store%20prior%20to%20the%20incident. %0AThe%20security%20camera%20video%20features%20a%20highlighted%20circle%20around%20Xiang%20as%20she%20browses%20through%20the%20store, %20looking%20at%20different%20articles%20of%20clothing. %0AThe%20video, %20which%20was%20released%20by%20the%20store%20worker%20and%20posted%20to%20YouTube, %20begins%20by%20showing%20Xiang%20walking%20behind%20the%20store’s%20counter%20and%20pulling%20a%20worker%20from%20behind. %0AAfter%20pulling%20one%20of%20the%20store%20workers, %20another%20stepped%20in%20between%20Xiang%20and%20the%20other%20to%20calm%20the%20situation, %20but%20the%20worker%20was%20pushed%20and%20then%20slapped%20by%20Xiang. %0AAccording%20to%20the%20South%20China%20Morning%20Post, %20the%20video%20showed%20Belgian%20Ambassador%20Peter%20Lescouhier’s%20wife, %20Xiang%20Xueqiu%20hitting%20and%20pushing%20a%20shop%20worker%20on%20April%209. %0AIf%20you%20do%20not really%20see%20a%20thumbnail%20image%20or%20a%20reference%20to%20another%20surrogate, %20please%20fill%20out%20a%20call%20slip%20in%20the%20Prints%20and%20Photographs%20Reading%20Room. %0AOther%20materials%20require%20appointments%20for%20later%20the%20same%20day%20or%20in%20the%20future. %0AReference%20staff%20can%20advise%20you%20in%20both%20how%20to%20fill%20out%20a%20call%20slip%20and%20when%20the%20item%20can%20end up being%20served. %0APlease%20make use of%20the%20following%20steps%20to%20determine%20whether%20you%20need%20to%20fill%20out%20a call%20slip%20in%20the%20Prints%20and%20Photographs%20Reading%20Room%20to%20view%20the%20original%20item. %0AIn%20some%20cases, %20a%20surrogate%20is%20obtainable, %20often%20in%20the%20form%20of%20a%20digital%20image, %20a%20copy%20print, %20or%20microfilm. %0ASeoul%20Metropolitan%20Police, %20however, %20told%20CNN%20that%20Xiang%20had%20exercised%20diplomatic%20immunity, %20which%20she’s%20entitled%20to%20under%20the%20Vienna%20Convention. %0AXiang%20Xueqiu, %20the%20wife%20of%20Belgian%20Ambassador%20Peter%20Lescouhier, %20is%20accused%20of%20slapping%20a%20store%20employee%20in%20South%20Korea. %0AIn%20the%20recent%20five%20years%2065%20criminal%20cases%20involving%20foreign%20diplomats%20in%20Korea%20have%20been%20recorded, %20but%20most%20ended%20with%20the%20alleged%20perpetrator%20citing%20diplomatic%20immunity, %20the%20report%20said. %0AThe%20ambassador’s%20wife%20was%20requested%20to%20interview%20with%20local%20police, %20but%20in%20April%20the%20Belgian%20Embassy%20claimed%20on%20its%20Facebook%20page%20that%20Xiang%20was%20%22unable%20to%20respond%22%20to%20police%20queries%20because%20she%20had%20suffered%20a%20%22stroke. %22%0AUN%20human%20rights%20office%20says%20reasonable%20grounds%20to%20believe%20that%20crimes%20against%20humanity%20continue%20in%20the%20country. %0ADuring%20the%20first%20attack, %201st%20Lieutenant%20Puckett%20was%20wounded%20by%20grenade%20fragments, %20but%20refused%20evacuation%20and%20continually%20directed%20artillery%20support%20that%20decimated%20attacking%20enemy%20formations. %0AI%20learned%20that%20I%E2%80%99m%20the%20first%20foreign%20leader%20to%20ever%20attend%20a%20ceremony%20of%20such%20kind. %0AI%20told%20you%20earlier%20that%20expression%20by%20the%20poet, %20%E2%80%9CThey%20also%20stand%20who%20only%20%E2%80%94%20they%20also%20serve%20who%20only%20stand%20and%20wait. %E2%80%9D%20And%20you%20waited%20a%20long, %20long%20time%20under%20many, %20many, %20many%20circumstances. %0AJeannie, %20it%E2%80%99s%20wonderful%20to%20welcome%20you, %20and%20I%20mean%20that%20from%20the%20bottom%20of%20my%20heart. %0AJill%20and%20I%20know%20firsthand%20that%20it%E2%80%99s%20not%20just%20the%20person%20who%20wears%20the uniform%20who%20serves; %20military%20families%20make%20enormous%20sacrifices%20for%20our%20nation. %0A%22Individuals%20are%20very%20excited%20about%20bringing%20their%20Families%20over%20here%20to%20Korea, %20and%20all%20the%20new%20things%20that%20are%20coming%20here, %22%20said%20Nagle, %20whose%20wife%20joined%20him%20after%20he%20arrived. %0A%22There’s%20therefore%20much%20going%20on%20here, %20if%20people%20will%20just%20take%20advantage%20of%20it, %22%20said%20Billy%20Black, %20whose%20husband%20has%20been%20the%20civilian%20assistant%20fire%20chief%20at%20Humphreys%20for%20the%20past%20two%20years. %0AShe%20said%20she’s%20excited%20about%20growth%20in%20Family%20programs%20at%20the%20post, %20especially%20those%20geared%20for%20children. %0AThe%20post%20Girl%20Scout%20troop%20has%20quadrupled%20in%20size%20during%20the%20past%20year, %20for%20example, %20and%20more%20sports%20teams%20have%20come%20on%20line%20as%20more%20Families%20arrive. %0AThey%20are%20kind%20of%20crazy%20drivers, %20as%20in%20all%20traffic%20′rules’%20were%E2%80%A6%20%22optional%22. %0ATaxis%20could%20get%20spendy, %20depending%20on%20where%20you%20were%20going, %20and%20sometimes%20they%20would%20try%20and%20rip%20you%20off, %20especially%20the%20on%20post%20taxis. %0AIf%20you%20are%20not%20command%20sponsored, %20you%20are%20not%20allowed%20to%20have%20a%20vehicle, %20unless%20you%20had%20children%20. %0AActually%20though%20Adam%20was%20here%20already%20they%20wouldn%E2%80%99t%20let%20him%20get%20housing%20for%20the%20both%20of%20us%20until%20I%20was%20physically%20in%20the%20country. %0AI%20was%20coming%20in%20during%20the%20peak%20time%20for%20PCS%20and%20therefore%20we%20didn%E2%80%99t%20know%20if%20we%20would%20be%20living%20on%20post%20, %20in%20an%20apartment%20off%20post%20or%20what. %0AThere%20was%20no%20telling%20if%20we%20would%20be%20able%20to%20find%20a%20location%20that%20was%20three%20yorkie%20friendly. %0AFurthermore, %20there%20are%20no%20yards%20anywhere%20in%20Korea%20so%20if%20you%20have%20a%20pet%20that requires%20one%20don%E2%80%99t%20bring%20them. %0AMost%20Koreans, %20that%20do%20have%20pets, %20have%20small%20dogs%20since%20most%20Koreans%20live%20in%20apartments. %0AOn%20April%209, %20the%20wife%20of%20the%20Belgian%20ambassador%20to%20South%20Korea%20assaulted%20a%20shop%20worker%20after%20being%20accused%20of%20shoplifting. %0AThe%20actions%20of%20Peter%20Lescouhier%E2%80%99s%20wife, %20Xiang%20Xueqiu, %20has%20since%20garnered%20widespread%20media%20attention%20and%20piqued%20fury%20amongst%20South%20Koreans. %0ARahul%20and%20Mansi%20tested%20the%20market%20for%20these%20products%20in%20India%20by%20bringing%20skincare%20products%20as%20gifts%20and%20souvenirs%20for%20friends%20and%20family. %0AWhile%20they%20could%20not%20source%20products%20from%20Japan, %20they%20explored%20Korean%20beauty%20products, %20which%20were%20garnering%20a%20lot%20of%20attention%20in%20the%20cosmetics%20industry. %0AThey%20gave%20us%20a%20paper%20with%20a%20list%20of%20all%20we%20needed%20and%20the%20contact%20information%20for%20the%20third%20party%20shipping%20company%20they%20use%20that%20will%20pick%20up%20our%20documents%20and%20bring%20them%20to%20the%20embassy. %0AWe%20weren%E2%80%99t%20given%20any%20clue%20as%20for%20how%20long%20it%20will%20take%20between%20this%20step%20and%20the%20final%20approval%20so%20all%20we%20can%20do%20is%20sit%20and%20wait%20once%20more. %0ABasically%20all%20that%20happens%20here%20is%20the%20teller%20will%20go%20through%20your%20packet%20and%20make%20sure%20you%20filled%20everything%20out%20and%20provided%20all%20the%20documents%20necessary. %0AOnce%20they%20think%20you%E2%80%99ve%20got%20it%20all%20there%20correctly, %20they%E2%80%99ll%20give%20you%20a%20paper%20that%20you%20will%20take%20to%20the%202nd%20floor%20to%20pay%20your%20fee. %0AOnce%20your%20payment%20is%20confirmed, %20they%E2%80%99ll%20give%20you%20a%20receipt%20and%20a%20green%20paper. %0APut%20your%20email%20and%20your%20spouse%E2%80%99s%20email%20on%20the%20green%20paper, %20sign%20it, %20and%20then%20return%20it%20and%20the%20receipt%20to the%20teller%20you%20were%20just%20talking%20to%20on%20the%203rd%20floor. %0AI%20went%20there%20without%20my%20husband%20because%20his%20work%20schedule%20was%20insane%20that%20week, %20and%20though%20the%20teller%20gave%20me%20a%20little%20attitude%20about%20it, %20it%E2%80%99s%20not%20necessary%20at%20all! %0AI%20went%20to%20the%20front%20window, %20they%20checked%20me%20in%20and%20wrote%20down%20what%20window%20I%20would%20go%20to. %0AI%20went%20through%20security%20where%20I%20dropped%20off%20my%20phone%20and%20iPod%20then%20headed%20to%20the%203rd%20floor. %0AI%20had%20to%20wait%20for%20a%20bit%20as%20there%20were%202%20families%20ahead%20of%20me, %20but%20then%20my%20name%20was%20called%20and%20I%20handed%20in%20my%20packet. %0ABut%20when%20he%20sacked%20his%20army%20chief%20Ri%20Yong-ho%20last%20week%20and%20was%20finally%20installed%20as%20marshal, %20North%20Korea%E2%80%99s%20highest%20military%20position, %20his%20role%20as%20leader%20was%20finally%20solidified. %0AIn%20addition, %20there%20were%20reports%20of%20public%20burnings%20inside%20North%20Korea%20of%20photos%20of%20members%20of%20the%20Kim%20Jong-il%20family%20prompted%20by%20Kim%20Jong-il%E2%80%99s%20announcement%20that%20Kim%20Jong-un%20would%20be%20succeeding%20him%20as%20the%20next%20North%20Korean%20leader. %0AEver%20since%20the%20unnamed%20woman%20was%20first%20spotted%20with%20Kim%20at%20a%20July%205%20concert, %20speculation%20has%20been%20rampant%20that%20she%20might%20be%20either%20his%20spouse%20or%20younger%20sister. %0ABut%20today, %20North%20Korean%20media%20finally%20reported%20that%20her%20name%20was%20Ri%20Sol-ju, %20and%20she%20was%20his%20wife%20when%20the%20woman%20and%20Kim%20attended%20a%20ceremony%20to%20mark%20the%20completion%20of%20an%20amusement%20park%20in%20an%20islet%20in%20Pyongyang. %0AThe%20envoy%E2%80%99s%20wife%20tried%20on%20items%20in%20the%20Seoul%20store%20before%20walking%20out, %20prompting%20an%20assistant%20to%20run%20after her%20to%20ask%20about%20an%20item%20she%20was%20wearing%20and%20reportedly%20triggering%20the%20confrontation. %0ASEOUL%20%E2%80%94%20Belgium%E2%80%99s%20ambassador%20to%20South%20Korea%20apologized%20Thursday%20after%20footage%20showed%20his%20wife%20hitting%20two%20boutique%20staff members%20in%20the%20head%20in%20a%20row%20over%20shoplifting. %0ASo%20the%20Warmbiers%20filed%20a%20motion%20for%20a%20default%20judgment, %20which%20the%20court%20granted. %0AWhen%20a%20defendant%20does%20not really%20respond%20to%20a%20summons%20or%20does%20not%20appear%20for%20a%20trial, %20a%20court%20enters%20a%20default%20judgment%20in%20favor%20of%20plaintiffs, %20based%20on%20their%20arguments, %20testimony%20and%20evidence. %0AThe%20Workplace%20of%20Legal%20Affairs%20advised%20Dobbs%20to%20mail%20the%20delivery%20to%20Pyongyang%20via%20USPS%20or%20other%20couriers, %20according%20to%20court%20documents. %0ANorth%20Korea%20does%20not really%20belong%20to%20the%20Hague%20Service%20Convention%20that%20established%20ways%20for%20litigants%20of%20the%20contracting%20states%20to%20the%20convention%20to%20serve%20court%20documents%20abroad. %0AThe%20documents%20were%20shipped%20on%20Might%2018, %202018, %20and%20arrived%20in%20Pyongyang, %20signed%20for%20at%20the%20foreign%20ministry%20by%20%E2%80%9CKim%E2%80%9D%20on%20June%2019, %202018. %0AKim%20Dong%20Shik, %20a%20South%20Korean%20pastor%20with%20permanent%20resident%20status%20in%20the%20U. H., %20was%20kidnapped%20from%20China%20inside%202000, %20where%20he%20preached%20to%20North%20Koreans%20who%20had%20fled%20their%20country. %0AThe%20article%20investigates%20the%20genealogies%20of%20%22wise%20mother%20and%20good%20wife, %22%20arguably%20the%20most%20influential%20gender%20ideology%20in%20modern%20Korea. %0AKorean%20women%20today%20are%20actively%20engaged%20in%20a%20wide%20variety%20of%20fields, %20including%20education, %20medicine, %20engineering, %20scholarship, %20the%20arts, %20law, %20literature, %20and%20sports. %0AAs%20economic%20development%20proceeded%20and%20the%20residing%20conditions%20of%20Koreans%20improved, %20the%20educational%20attainment%20levels%20of%20women%20also%20increased. %0AIn%201966, %20among%20those%20graduating%20from%20elementary%20school,

- or%20lawful%20permanent%20resident%20gives%20noncitizens%20a%20direct%20path%20to%20U. S. %20immigration. %0AContrary%20to%20popular%20rumor, %20however, %20the%20foreign%20national%20does%20not%20immediately%20or%20automatically%20receive%20the%20correct%20to%20immigrate, %20nor%20U. S. %20citizenship. %0AA new%20video%20captured%20by%20security%20cameras%20shows%20the%20wife%20of%20the%20Belgian%20Ambassador%20to%20South%20Korea%20slapping%20a%20store%20worker%20after%20she%20was%20thought%20to%20be%20a%20shoplifter. %0AYes, %20the%20item%20is%20digitized. Please%20use%20the%20digital%20image%20in%20preference%20to%20requesting%20the%20original. %0AAll%20images%20can%20be%20viewed%20at%20a%20large%20size%20when%20you%20are%20in%20any%20reading%20room%20at%20the%20Library%20of%20Congress. %0AIn%20some%20cases, %20only%20thumbnail%20images%20are%20available%20when%20you%20are%20outside%20the%20Library%20of%20Congress%20because%20the%20item%20is%20rights%20restricted%20or%20has%20not%20been%20evaluated%20for%20rights%20restrictions. %0AAt%20least%20five%20people%20were%20found%20dead%20from%20a%20shooting%20on%20Monday%20in%20West%20Jefferson, %20Ohio, %20a%20suburb%20of%20the%20state’s%20capital%20and%20largest%20city, %20Columbus, %20according%20to%20local%20media. %0AAt%20least%20three%20people%20were%20found%20shot%20dead%20in%20a%20building, %20with%20more%20victims%20dead%20outside%20at%20the%20same%20location, %20though%20a%20precise%20number%20of%20casualties%20was%20not%20immediately%20confirmed, %20two%20Columbus-based%20television%20stations%20said. %0ATV%20stations%20WSYX%20and%20WCMH%20attributed%20the%20information%20to%20West%20Jefferson%20Police%20Chief%20Chris%20Floyd, %20who%20said%20the%20shooting%20took%20place%20on%20a%20dead-finish%20street, %20which%20led%20him%20to%20believe%20that%20the%20victims%20had%20been%20targeted. %0AWCMH%20said%20the%20crime%20scene%20wsimply because%20a%20home%20in%20West%20Jefferson, %20a%20town%20of%20about%204, 000%20residents%20about%2015%20miles%20west%20of%20Columbus. %0APolice%20were%20alerted%20to%20the%20shooting%20by%20a%20passerby
- 1988. %0AIn%20some%20cases, %20they%20were%20obliged%20to%20become%20part%20of%20the%20%22entertainment%20industry%22%20in%20order%20to%20survive%20economically. %0AAccording%20to%20one%20estimate, %20brothels, %20bars, %20massage%20parlors, %20discos, %20and%20what%20are%20known%20as%20%22Taiwan%20style%22%20barbershops%20employed%20as%20many%20as%201%20million%20women, %20though%20not%20all%20were%20prostitutes. %0AThis%20underworld%20of%20abuse, %20exploitation, %20and%20bitter%20shame%20had%20begun%20to%20be%20criticized%20and%20exposed%20by%20women’s%20activists. %0AIn%201983%20more%20women–51. 8%20percent–were%20employed%20in%20rural%20areas%20than%20in%20urban%20areas–37. 9%20percent. %0AMost%20of%20the%20women%20working%20in%20rural%20areas%20were%20over%20the%20age%20of%20thirty, %20as%20young%20females%20tended%20to%20move%20to, %20and%20seek%20employment%20in, %20cities%20and%20industrial%20areas. %0ATraditionally, %20men%20and%20women%20were%20strictly%20segregated, %20both%20inside%20and%20outside%20the%20house. %0AYangban%20women%20spent%20most%20of%20their%20lives%20in%20seclusion%20in%20the%20women’s%20chamber. %0AEconomic%20necessity%20gave%20women%20of%20the%20lower%20classes%20some%20freedom%20as%20they%20participated%20in%20farm%20work%20and%20sometimes%20earned%20supplemental%20income%20through%20making%20and%20selling%20things. %0AKim%20Il%20Sung’s%20first%20wife, %20who%20died%20when%20Kim%20Jong%20Il%20was%20a%20young%20child, %20is%20held%20up%20in%20North%20Korean%20propaganda%20as%20a%20heroic%20soldier%20who%20fought%20Japanese%20colonialists%20as%20her%20husband%20did. %0AState-run%20media%20in%20reports%20late%20Wednesday%20of%20his%20visit%20to%20an%20amusement%20park%20mentioned%20in%20almost%20off-handed%20manner%20that%20his%20wife%20accompanied%20him%E2%80%94and%20her%20name%20is%20Ri%20Sol%20Ju. %0AA%20video%20shows%20Kim%20Jong%20Eun’s%20wife%20may%20have%20visited%20South%20Korea%20in%202005%20as%20part%20of%20a%20musical%20group. %0AThe%20WSJ’s%20Evan%20Ramstad%20tells%20Mariko%20Sanchanta%20more%20about%20North%20Korea’s%20first%20lady. %0AIf%20you%20will%20hold%20your%20wedding
- her%20to%20ask%20about%20an%20item%20she%20was%20wearing%20and%20reportedly%20triggering%20the%20confrontation. %0ASEOUL%20%E2%80%94%20Belgium%E2%80%99s%20ambassador%20to%20South%20Korea%20apologized%20Thursday%20after%20footage%20showed%20his%20wife%20hitting%20two%20boutique%20staff members%20in%20the%20head%20in%20a%20row%20over%20shoplifting. %0ASo%20the%20Warmbiers%20filed%20a%20motion%20for%20a%20default%20judgment, %20which%20the%20court%20granted. %0AWhen%20a%20defendant%20does%20not really%20respond%20to%20a%20summons%20or%20does%20not%20appear%20for%20a%20trial, %20a%20court%20enters%20a%20default%20judgment%20in%20favor%20of%20plaintiffs, %20based%20on%20their%20arguments, %20testimony%20and%20evidence. %0AThe%20Workplace%20of%20Legal%20Affairs%20advised%20Dobbs%20to%20mail%20the%20delivery%20to%20Pyongyang%20via%20USPS%20or%20other%20couriers, %20according%20to%20court%20documents. %0ANorth%20Korea%20does%20not really%20belong%20to%20the%20Hague%20Service%20Convention%20that%20established%20ways%20for%20litigants%20of%20the%20contracting%20states%20to%20the%20convention%20to%20serve%20court%20documents%20abroad. %0AThe%20documents%20were%20shipped%20on%20Might%2018, %202018, %20and%20arrived%20in%20Pyongyang, %20signed%20for%20at%20the%20foreign%20ministry%20by%20%E2%80%9CKim%E2%80%9D%20on%20June%2019, %202018. %0AKim%20Dong%20Shik, %20a%20South%20Korean%20pastor%20with%20permanent%20resident%20status%20in%20the%20U. S., %20was%20kidnapped%20from%20China%20inside%202000, %20where%20he%20preached%20to%20North%20Koreans%20who%20had%20fled%20their%20country. %0AThe%20article%20investigates%20the%20genealogies%20of%20%22wise%20mother%20and%20good%20wife, %22%20arguably%20the%20most%20influential%20gender%20ideology%20in%20modern%20Korea. %0AKorean%20women%20today%20are%20actively%20engaged%20in%20a%20wide%20variety%20of%20fields, %20including%20education, %20medicine, %20engineering, %20scholarship, %20the%20arts, %20law, %20literature, %20and%20sports. %0AAs%20economic%20development%20proceeded%20and%20the%20residing%20conditions%20of%20Koreans%20improved, %20the%20educational%20attainment%20levels%20of%20women%20also%20increased. %0AIn%201966, %20among%20those%20graduating%20from%20elementary%20school,
- through%20the%20cooperation%20of%20both%20spouses. %0AProperty%20that%20was%20acquired%20solely%20through%20the%20individual%20effort%20of%20one%20spouse%20even%20during%20the%20marriage%20is%20treated%20as%20the%20individual%20property%20of%20that%20party. %0ATherefore, %20the%20court%20has%20a%20very%20broad%20discretion%20to%20determine%20what%20property%20is%20divisible, %20based%20on%20the%20extent%20to%20which%20the%20parties%20%22cooperated%22%20in%20the%20creation%20of%20any%20particular%20asset. %0AAn%20interesting%20regional%20variation%20on%20traditional%20female%20roles%20continued%20in%20the%20late%201980s. %0AIn%20the%20coastal%20villages%20of%20Cheju%20Island, %20women%20divers%20swam%20in%20search%20of%20seaweed, %20oysters, %20and%20other%20marine%20products%20and%20were%20economically%20self-sufficient. %0AOften%20they%20provided%20the%20main%20economic%20support%20for%20the%20family%20while%20the%20husband%20did%20subsidiary%20work–took%20care%20of%20the%20children%20and%20did%20household%20chores–in%20sharp%20contrast%20to%20the%20Confucian%20norm. %0AThe%20number%20of%20women%20divers%20was%20dwindling, %20however, %20and%20men%20were%20increasingly%20performing%20jobs%20in%20service%20industries. %0AConfucian%20ancestor%20worship%20was%20rarely%20practiced%20while%20female-%20centered%20shamanistic%20rites%20were%20widespread. %0AOr, %20you%20can%20choose%20to%20get%20married%20first%20in%20South%20Korea%20or%20in%20another%20country, %20and%20then%20apply%20for%20an%20immigrant%20visa%20with%20which%20to%20enter%20the%20U. S.; %20the%20equivalent%20of%20a%20green%20card. %0AIf%20you%20have%20not%20yet%20gotten%20married%20and%20your%20fianc%C3%A9%20is%20still%20living%20in%20South%20Korea, %20you%20can, %20if%20you%20are%20a%20U. S. %20citizen, %20petition%20for%20your%20fianc%C3%A9%20to%20enter%20the%20U. Beds. %20on%20a%20K-1%20visa%20in%20order%20to%20get%20married%20in%20the%20United%20States. %0AIf%20you%20are%20a%20U. S. %20citizen%20or%20permanent%20resident%20who%20will be%20marrying%20someone%20from%20South%20Korea, %20and%20you%20would%20like%20to%20sponsor%20your%20husband

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can%20go%20through%20the%20US%20Citizen/Permanent%20Resident%20line. %0AUnder%20that%20light, %20Kim%20Jong-un%20wanted%20to%20keep%20his%20wife%20a%20secret%20until%20his%20hold%20on%20power%20was%20complete, %20say%20observers. %0AIf%20Kim%20Jong-un%20showed%20he%20acquired%20a%20wife, %20it%20might%20signal%20the%20prospect%20of%20yet%20another%20family%20dynasty, %20and%20the%20regime%20worried%20that%20people%20of%20North%20Korea%20might%20catch%20on%20and%20revolt. %0AHe%E2%80%99s%20essentially%20been%20hiding%20his%20woman%20from%20the%20public%20eye%20since%20he%20wsimply because%20named%20North%20Korea%E2%80%99s%20leader%20upon%20his%20dad%E2%80%99s%20death%20in%20December. %0AThe%20question%20remains%20simply because%20to%20whether%20the%20court%20will%20consider%20the%20documents%20Bae%20and%20the%20Kim%20family%20sent%20via%20USPS%20as%20being%20satisfactory%20service%20to%20North%20Korea%20in%20their%20civil%20suits%20against%20the%20country. %0AHaving%20learned%20that%20FedEx%20does%20not really%20provide%20service%20to%20North%20Korea, %20Dobbs, %20Bae%E2%80%99s%20attorney, %20asked%20the or she%20clerk%E2%80%99s%20office%20if%20the%20documents%20could%20be%20mailed%20using%20the%20U. Ings. %0APostal%20Service%20, %20which%20does%20serve%20North%20Korea, %20according%20to%20court%20documents. %0AA%20DHL%20representative%20told%20Sonya%20Dobbs, %20Bae%E2%80%99s%20lawyer, %20in%20September%20that%20the%20company%20had%20suspended%20any%20non-U. N. %0Aor%20non-diplomatic%20shipments%20to%20North%20Korea, %20according%20to%20court%20documents. %0AThe%20make use of%20of%20diplomatic%20immunity%20increased%20public%20anger, %20with%20over%201, 000%20mostly%20negative%20comments%20posted%20in%20one%20online%20report. %0AThe%20footage%20provided%20by%20the%20alleged%20victim%E2%80%99s%20family%20was%20widely%20reported%20by%20the%20local%20media%20and%20disseminated%20online, %20significantly%20changing%20public%20opinion%20for%20the%20ambassador%E2%80%99s%20family. %0AAmbassadors’%20wives%20enjoy%20diplomatic%20immunity, %20but%20the%20embassy%20said%20she%20would%20cooperate%20with%20the%20police. %0AIt%20is%20not%20necessary%20that%20a%20Korean%20judgment%20has%20been%20recognized%20in%20exercise%20if%20it%20is%20predictable%20that a%20Korean%20judgment%20will%20be%20recognized%20in%20light%20of%20statutes%20and%20legal%20theories%20in%20the%20foreign%20country. %0AThe%20conditions%20of%20recognition%20do%20not%20have%20to%20be%20identical%20in%20Korea%20and%20the%20foreign%20country. %0AA%20substantial%20similarity%20in%20important%20points%20of%20the%20respective%20requirements%20should%20be%20considered%20sufficient. %0AReciprocity%20means%20that%20as%20the%20Korean%20courts%20recognize%20judgments%20of%20foreign%20courts, %20so%20should%20the%20foreign%20courts%20recognize%20Korean%20judgments. %0AReciprocity%20purports%20to%20prevent%20inequitable%20treatment%20of%20Korean%20judgments%20by%20foreign%20courts. %0AThe%20Supreme%20Court%20of%20Korea%20has%20affirmed%20lower%20court%20rulings%20that%20have%20insisted%20that%20the%20household%20labor%20of%20one%20spouse%20must%20be%20taken%20into%20account%20when%20applying%20this%20rule. %0ANonetheless, %20the%20Korean%20courts%20have%20historically%20undervalued%20the%20contribution%20of%20spouses%20who%20provide%20housework%20by%20giving%20them%20less%20property%20in%20the%20division%20of%20acquired%20marital%20property. %0ARetirement%20allowances%20are%20divisible%20only%20if%20at%20the%20time%20of%20the%20divorce%20they%20have%20been%20received%20or%20the%20date%20of%20the%20retirement%20and%20the%20amount%20has%20been%20declared. %0AThe%20duty%20of%20a%20woman%20to%20her%20husband, %20or%20rather%20to%20her%20husband’s%20family, %20was%20absolute%20and%20unquestionable. %0AA%20husband%20could%20divorce%20his%20spouse%20if%20she%20were%20barren–barrenness%20being%20defined%20simply%20as%20the%20inability%20to%20bear%20sons. %0AEven%20if%20a%20husband%20did%20not really%20divorce%20his%20wife, %20he%20had%20the%20right%20to%20take%20a%20second%20wife, %20although%20the%20preferred%20solution%20for%20a%20man%20without%20a%20son%20during%20the%20Choson%20Dynasty%20was%20to%20adopt%20a%20son%20of%201%20of%20his%20brothers, %20if%20obtainable. %0AThe%20incompatibility%20of%20a%20wife%20and%20her%20in-laws%20has been%20another%20ground%20for%20divorce. %0AGetting%20wedded%20to%20a%20U. S. %20citizen or%20lawful%20permanent%20resident%20gives%20noncitizens%20a%20direct%20path%20to%20U. Ersus. %20immigration. %0AContrary%20to%20popular%20rumor, %20however, %20the%20foreign%20national%20does%20not%20immediately%20or%20automatically%20receive%20the%20correct%20to%20immigrate, %20nor%20U. S. %20citizenship. %0AA new%20video%20captured%20by%20security%20cameras%20shows%20the%20wife%20of%20the%20Belgian%20Ambassador%20to%20South%20Korea%20slapping%20a%20store%20worker%20after%20she%20was%20thought%20to%20be%20a%20shoplifter. %0AYes, %20the%20item%20is%20digitized. Please%20use%20the%20digital%20image%20in%20preference%20to%20requesting%20the%20original. %0AAll%20images%20can%20be%20viewed%20at%20a%20large%20size%20when%20you%20are%20in%20any%20reading%20room%20at%20the%20Library%20of%20Congress. %0AIn%20some%20cases, %20only%20thumbnail%20images%20are%20available%20when%20you%20are%20outside%20the%20Library%20of%20Congress%20because%20the%20item%20is%20rights%20restricted%20or%20has%20not%20been%20evaluated%20for%20rights%20restrictions. %0AAt%20least%20five%20people%20were%20found%20dead%20from%20a%20shooting%20on%20Monday%20in%20West%20Jefferson, %20Ohio, %20a%20suburb%20of%20the%20state’s%20capital%20and%20largest%20city, %20Columbus, %20according%20to%20local%20media. %0AAt%20least%20three%20people%20were%20found%20shot%20dead%20in%20a%20building, %20with%20more%20victims%20dead%20outside%20at%20the%20same%20location, %20though%20a%20precise%20number%20of%20casualties%20was%20not%20immediately%20confirmed, %20two%20Columbus-based%20television%20stations%20said. %0ATV%20stations%20WSYX%20and%20WCMH%20attributed%20the%20information%20to%20West%20Jefferson%20Police%20Chief%20Chris%20Floyd, %20who%20said%20the%20shooting%20took%20place%20on%20a%20dead-finish%20street, %20which%20led%20him%20to%20believe%20that%20the%20victims%20had%20been%20targeted. %0AWCMH%20said%20the%20crime%20scene%20wsimply because%20a%20home%20in%20West%20Jefferson, %20a%20town%20of%20about%204, 000%20residents%20about%2015%20miles%20west%20of%20Columbus. %0APolice%20were%20alerted%20to%20the%20shooting%20by%20a%20passerby who%20called%20the%20emergency%20number%20911. %0AOfficers%20secured%20the%20scene%20and%20started%20looking%20for%20a%20suspect%20and%20evidence. %0AThe%20Ohio%20Bureau%20of%20Criminal%20Investigation%20and%20the%20Madison%20County%20Sheriff’s%20Office%20were%20reportedly%20assisting%20West%20Jefferson%20police%20in%20the%20investigation. %0AXiang%20Xueqiu, %2063, %20the%20wife%20of%20Belgian%20Ambassador%20Peter%20Lescouhier, %20has%20claimed%20diplomatic%20immunity%20after%20the%20incident%20captured%20on%20store%20cameras%20that%20show%20Xiang%20hitting%20store%20clerks, %20local%20network%20YTN%20reported%20Monday. %0AAmbassadors%E2%80%99%20wives%20enjoy%20diplomatic%20immunity%20but%20the%20Belgian%20embassy%20said%20she%20would%20cooperate%20with%20police. %0ANorth%20Korean%20leader%20Kim%20Jong%20Un%E2%80%99s%20wife, %20Ri%20Sol%20Ju, %20has%20appeared%20in%20state%20media%20for%20the%20first%20time%20in%20more%20than%20a%20year, %20joining%20her%20husband%20at%20a%20concert%20during%20one%20of%20the%20country%E2%80%99s%20biggest%20holidays. %0A%22At%20the%20same%20time, %20we%20are%20eliminating%20unneeded%20unaccompanied%20tours%20and%20building%20the%20strong%20Families%20that%20are%20key%20to%20retention%20and%20effectiveness%20in%20this%20time%20of%20ongoing%20conflict. %22%0AMy%20husband%20of%2018%20years%20hmainly because%20served%20in%20the%20active-duty%20Army%20and%20now%20the%20Army%20National%20Guard. %0AWe%20have%20lived%20in%20Germany%20&%20Tennessee%20during%20our%20time%20mainly because%20a%20military%20family. %0AA%20garment%20entrepreneur, %20Rahul%20explored%20foreign%20skincare%20products%20for%20the%20first%20time%20on%20his%20trips%20to%20Japan. %0A%E2%80%9CEvery%20person%20on%20the%20street%20and%20train%20station%20looked%20healthier, %20and%20I%20was%20told%20they%20used%20superior, %20natural%20skincare%20products, %E2%80%9D%20he%20tells%20HerStory. %0AThe%20person%20on%20the%20other%20end%20of%20the%20line%20said%20that%20April%2011%20was%20the%20first%20available%20date%20and%20there%20was%20only%201%20appointment%20time%20that%20day. %0AI%20know%20that%20there%20are%20people%20who%20wait%20years%20for%20an%20appointment%20so I%20should%20be%20grateful, %20but%20just%20being%20honest, %20we%20were%20really%20down%20about%20it. %0AThings%20had%20been%20moving%20so%20quickly%20until%20this%20point%20and%20my%20husband%20was%20so%20excited%20about%20job%20prospects%20and%20moving. %0AMany%20analysts%20say%20that%20one%20of%20Kim%E2%80%99s%20major%20weaknesses%20is%20that%20he%20succeeded%20his%20father%20as%20leader%20of%20North%20Korea%20at%20too%20early%20an%20age; %20he%20is%20believed%20to%20only%20be%20in%20his%20late%2020s. %0AAnd%20some%20experts%20say%20the%20North%E2%80%99s%20admission%20that%20Ms. %20Rwe%20is%20Kim%E2%80%99s%20wife%20is%20aimed%20at%20dispelling%20doubts%20about%20his%20maturity%20and%20experience. %0AThey%20say%20that%20by%20portraying%20Kim%20as%20a%20married%20man, %20Pyongyang%20hopes%20the%20North%20Korean%20people, %20as%20well%20as%20the%20entire%20world, %20will%20stop%20seeing%20him%20as%20a%20youthful, %20untested%20leader. %0AFor%20the%20first%20time%20today, %20North%20Korea%20acknowledged%20that%20the%20mysterious%20woman%20who%20has%20been%20seen%20accompanying%20North%20Korean%20leader%20Kim%20Jong-un%20in%20a%20recent%20series%20of%20public%20appearances%20is%20his%20wife. %0ANorth%20Korean%20leader%20Kim%20Jong-un%20and%20his%20wife, %20who%20was%20named%20by%20the%20state%20broadcaster%20as%20Ri%20Sol-ju, %20visit%20the%20Rungna%20People’s%20Pleasure%20Ground, %20in%20Pyongyang%20in%20this%20undated%20photo%20released%20on%20July%2025. %0ABut%20the%20court%20told%20Dobbs%20she%20must%20use%20FedEx%20because%20of%20COVID-19-related%20restrictions, %20according%20to%20court%20documents. %0ASouth%20Korean%20police%20questioned%20the%20wife%20of%20the%20Belgian%20ambassador%20to%20Seoul%20over%20an%20alleged%20assault%20on%20two%20boutique%20staff, %20officials%20said%20Friday. %0AWith%20the%20establishment%20of%20the%20Republic%20of%20Korea%20in%201948, %20women%20achieved%20constitutional%20rights%20for%20equal%20opportunities%20to%20pursue%20education, %20work, %20and%20public%20life. %0AThere%20is%20no%20doubt%20that%20the%20female labor%20force%20contributed%20significantly%20to%20the%20rapid%20economic%20growth%20that%20Korea%20achieved%20during%20the%20past%20three%20decades. %0AA%20foreign%20judgment%20will%20be%20considered%20a%20final%20judgment%20only%20if%20there%20exists%20no%20possibility%20of%20a%20future%20appeal. %0AThe%20party%20seeking%20to%20enforce%20a%20foreign%20judgment%20must%20prove%20either%20that%20an%20appeal%20is%20not%20possible%20or%20that%20the%20time%20for%20an%20appeal%20has%20passed. %0ACalifornia%20counsel%20should%20advise%20mainly because%20to%20whether%20or%20not%20these%20conditions%20have%20been%20fulfilled. %0AThe%20first%20opinion%20is%20that%20marital%20agreements%20should%20be%20recognized%20upon%20a%20divorce%20under%20the%20principle%20of%20freedom%20of%20contract. %0AIn%20addition, %20there%20is%20no%20spousal%20maintenance%20in%20Korea%20and%20the%20courts%20have%20the%20power%20to%20adjust%20the%20property%20division%20in%20favor%20of%20the%20economically%20disadvantaged%20party. %0AFor%20this%20reason, %20in%20some%20cases%20a%20nonworking%20spouse%20has%20received%20more%20than%20half%20of%20the%20parties’%20assets. %0AIndeed, %20Korean%20counsel%20report%20that%20in%20practice%20the%20typical%20rule%20is%20that%20upon%20a%20divorce%20the%20wife%20is%20invariably%20entitled%20to%20receive%20one-half%20of%20all%20of%20the%20parties’%20assets, %20both%20pre-marital%20and%20post-marital. %0AArticle%20830%20defines%20%22particular%20property%22%20(sometimes%20translated%20as%20%E2%80%9Cpeculiar%E2%80%9D%20property)%20while%20property%20that%20a%20spouse%20owned%20before%20marriage%20or%20property%20acquired%20during%20marriage%20but%20is%20under%20the%20name%20of%20only%20one%20spouse. %0AThe%20meaning%20of%20%22particular%20property%22%20in%20terms%20of%20divisible%20property%20under%20Article%20is%20different%20from%20the%20meaning%20under%20Article%20830. %0AProperty%20accumulated%20during%20marriage%20that%20is%20under%20only%20one%20spouse’s%20name%20is%20nonetheless%20divisible%20if%20it%20resulted%20from%20cooperation%20of%20the%20married%20couple. %0AOutnumbered%20nearly%2010-to-1, %20Puckett%20directed%20his%20company%20and%20waves%20of%20artillery%20support

February%202018, %20the%20surviving%20crew%20members%20of%20the%20USS%20Pueblo%20and%20their%20families%20sued%20North%20Korea%20for%20detaining%20and%20torturing%20the%20crew%20for%2011%20months%20after%20it%20seized%20the%20U. Beds. %20spy%20ship%20operating%20in%20international%20waters%20in%20January%201968. %0ADistrict%20Court%20in%20Washington%20ordered%20North%20Korea%20to%20pay%20$2. 3%20billion%20to%20more%20than%20100%20plaintiffs. %0ANorth%20Korea%20lacks%20formal%20diplomatic%20ties%20or%20consular%20services%20with%20the%20U. S. %20and%20is%20isolated%20from%20the%20international%20community%20because%20of%20its%20nuclear%20programs%20in%20violation%20of%20U. N. %0APolice%20asked%20the%20woman%20earlier%20this%20month%20after%20the%20embassy%20said%20she%20would%20cooperate%20with%20the%20police. %0AThe%20Belgian%20Embassy%20issued%20the%20ambassador’s%20apology%20in%20a%20bilingual%20Facebook%20article%20as%20it%20sought%20to%20contain%20the%20damage, %20but%20its%20Korean%20translation%20sounded%20heavy-handed, %20further%20souring%20some%20reactions. %0AThe%20woman, %20named%20in%20media%20reports%20as%20Xiang%20Xueqiu, %20was%20questioned%20Thursday%20at%20the%20Yongsan%20police%20station%20in%20central%20Seoul. %0AHow%20one%20nation%20turned%20around%20its%20education%20system%20radically–and%20achieved%20an%2086%20percent%20enrollment%20rate%20in%20higher%20education. %0AWe’ve%20compiled%20resources%20to%20help%20you%20cut%20through%20the%20stereotypes%20surrounding%20North%20Korea%20and%20more%20deeply%20examine%20the%20country, %20its%20people, %20and%20the%20complexities%20of%20its%20politics%20and%20nuclear%20program. %0AThe%20situation%20began%20to%20change%20with%20the%20opening%20of%20the%20country%20to%20the%20outside%20world%20during%20the%20late%2019th%20century. %0ADuring%20this%20period%20modern%20schools%20were%20introduced, %20mostly%20by%20Western%20Christian%20missionaries. %0ASome%20of%20these%20schools%20were%20founded%20with%20the%20specific%20goal%20of%20educating%20women. %0AThese%20educated%20women%20began%20to%20engage%20in%20the%20arts, %20teaching, %20religious%20work, %20and%20enlightening%20other%20women. %0AWomen%20also%20took%20part in%20the%20independence%20movement%20against%20the%20Japanese%20occupation, %20and%20displayed%20no%20less%20vigor, %20determination, %20and%20courage%20than%20the%20men. %0AFrom%20a%20young%20age, %20women%20were%20taught%20the%20virtues%20of%20subordination%20and%20endurance%20to%20prepare%20for%20their%20future%20roles%20as%20wife%20and%20mother. %0AFemales, %20in%20general, %20could%20not%20participate%20inside%20society%20as%20men%20did, %20and%20their%20role%20wlike%20limited%20to%20household%20matters. %0AThe%20Korean%20Civil%20Code%20expressly%20authorizes%20%E2%80%9Cmarital%20agreements%E2%80%9D%20concerning%20the%20division%20of%20property%20between%20marrying%20spouses, %20but%20these%20are%20not%20necessarily%20equivalent%20to%20prenuptial%20agreements. %0AHowever, %20if%20one%20of%20the%20spouses%20is%20a%20Korean%20national%20whose%20habitual%20residence%20is%20in%20Korea%20the%20court%20must%20apply%20Korean%20law. %0AKorean%20courts%20apply%20the%20law%20of%20the%20parties’%20typical%20nationality%20to%20their%20divorce%20and%20to%20matters%20arising%20from%20the%20divorce. %0AIf%20there%20is%20no%20typical%20nationality, %20they%20will%20apply%20the%20law%20of%20a%20common%20habitual%20residence%20or%20otherwise%20the%20law%20of%20the%20place%20that%20is%20most%20closely%20connected%20to%20both%20spouses. %0AThe%20standards%20that%20govern%20divorce%20and%20child%20custody%20in%20Korea%20are%20extremely%20subjective%20and%20the%20judges%20are%20vested%20with%20great%20discretion. %0AIn%20the%20Korean%20system, %20the%20judge%20is%20intended%20to%20be%20a%20parent%20to%20the%20public, %20who%20is%20benevolent, %20lenient, %20and%20wise. %0AWhile%20soldiers%20depart%20Afghanistan, %20many%20Afghans%20who%20provided%20support%20to%20the%20U. S i9000. %20and%20its%20allies%20can%20remain%20behind. %0ADOD%20believes%20it’s%20essential%20those%20individuals%20and%20their%20families%20are%20taken%20care%20of. %0A%22I%20certainly korean women marriage not%20thought%20I%20would%20be%20picked%20for%20the%20company, %22%20Simpson%20said, %20during%20an%20interview%20on%20Thursday. %0A new%22Puckett%20impressed%20me. %20If%20you%20produced%20a%20mistake, %20you%20would%20do%2050%20pushups,