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Pierre Joo, a Korean-native born in France, currently works for a Paris-based consulting firm.

Pierre believes that Europe has a lot to learn from Asia and vice versa. Ohmynews has provided him with the perfect opportunity to contribute to such a better mutual understanding.
No. Article Date
My Tribute to Roh Moo-hyun
Roh's tragic death recalls the suicide of a former French PM 16 years ago for similar reasons
1
We can all fail to be up to our core values. Politicians too, but their failure have the power to deceive citizens, as t... >>more
2009.05.25
Stranger in Paris
Illegal immigrants are increasingly denied even the most fundamental rights
2
@PODCAST@A French citizen, Pierre Joo has started to carry his passport on him at all times, because for the first time ... >>more
2007.03.27
France: Elections 2.0
Conservative candidate Sarkozy's first steps in the blogosphere are clumsy
3
In the end, Sarkozy turned out to be the one caught by surprise: a copy of the interview had leaked to the daily newspap... >>more
2006.12.17
Eldorados of Modern Times
The quest for eldorados goes on, but are we looking in the right direction?
4
Oil and gas may have made a select few immensely rich but for a huge majority, there were no eldorado. In fact, petrodol... >>more
2006.11.30
Forcing Their Way Into Europe's Fortress
European countries divided over policy against illegal immigration
5
There is no way of knowing exactly how many people have died attempting to reach Europe by boat from Africa: the bodies ... >>more
2006.09.29
Goodbye to the Guillotine
On Sept. 18, 1981 the French national assembly voted to abolish capital punishment
6
The outcome of Patrick Henry's trial seemed obvious to anyone; it had to be guillotine, as France not only hadn't abolis... >>more
2006.09.19
'The Wind that Shakes the Barley'
Powerful film about choices and the fight for Irish freedom
7
Like all foreign occupations, this one is brutal: constant repression of the Irish people the British believe, will be t... >>more
2006.09.09
France Meets World's Expectations
Chirac's personal agenda jeopardized Lebanese peace process and its own army
8
There are many similarities between France and its mascot, the rooster. Every morning the rooster proudly sings out its ... >>more
2006.08.25
'Kim,' My North Korean Friend
Political differences were no obstacle to our boyhood friendship
9
@PODCAST@For the first few minutes of our encounter, my natural reaction was to assume Kim was from South Korea, as I ha... >>more
2006.08.14
'J'accuse!'
A century later, Dreyfus affair still resonates
10
From the fake cloning scientist Hwang Woo-suk case in Korea to the treatment of innocent individuals in Guantanamo, all ... >>more
2006.08.02
Worldwide Initiatives Make Citizen Journalism a Reality
Citizen reporter Pierre Joo gives a rundown of Session 7
11
An interesting part of the world to watch with regards to citizen journalism will be China, which is represented at the ... >>more
2006.07.16
Politically Incorrect Football
The issue of doping in soccer is only partially raised at best
12
For a lot of French people, and probably a lot of people from other European football powerhouses, Korea's 2002 performa... >>more
2006.07.06
Citizen Reporter in the City of Lights
Could citizen journalism be the answer to the decline of the French press?
13
Today, these three newspapers are tied to powerful shareholders whose concern for profitability may be stronger than the... >>more
2006.06.26
4 Reasons Why Korea Could Beat France
France's defeat by Korea could mean 'adieu' to Les Bleus
14
A Korean victory may simply confirm that what actually matters in football is not so much the intrinsic value of each of... >>more
2006.06.16
A Taste of the Big Apple in Paris
In the center of the city, near the Opera House, lies the oldest American Bar in France
15
Of course, globalization is also affecting drinking culture around the world, and nowadays some places in Paris do have ... >>more
2006.06.08
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