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Over the last two decades, Korea has shown what can be done to improve education. It has extended class size and schooling hours to meet a surging demand for better education, and students from all socio-economic levels do well on examinations, including the sophisticated problem-solving skills on the Program for International Student Assessment PISA. Primary and secondary enrollment rates have been near universal since about , and currently 86 percent of young Koreans enroll in higher education programs. There was an unprecedented increase in primary and secondary education from around to when the country also grew at a rapid rate.
Over120 prostitutes who worked near US military base in South Korea are seeking compensation
About one year later, a man entered several Atlanta massage parlors and reportedly shot eight people to death, most of whom were women. Yet another brutal killing of a young English woman who was merely walking home, Sarah Everard, has drawn global outrage. What is the distinction between these crimes? In the first case, the suspect was charged with terrorism.
Between and , Korea was a colony of the Empire of Japan. Joseon Korea had come into the Japanese sphere of influence with the Japan—Korea Treaty of , and a complex coalition of the Meiji government, military, and business officials  began a process of integrating the Korean peninsula 's politics and economy with Japan. Japan formally annexed Korea in in the Japan—Korea Treaty of ,  without the consent of the former Korean Emperor Gojong , the regent of the Emperor Sunjong. Japanese rule prioritized Korea's Japanization , accelerating the industrialization started by the Gwangmu Reform of , building public works , and fighting the Korean independence movement. The division of Korea separated the Korean Peninsula under two governments and different economic systems, with the northern Soviet Civil Administration and the southern United States Army Military Government in Korea.