Knowledge Center: Publication
The Rising Kimchi Leaders4/4/2011 Mark Sungrae Kim
There is one event that marks a significant turning point for South Korea, no matter which perspective you look at it from; economic, social or cultural. Prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, travel for most Koreans was highly restricted and the society relatively closed. The foreign community numbered in the tens of thousands at that time and only reached 1.26 million by the end of 2010.