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Springer Expands Its Open Access Activities With Korean Research Societies

The Korean book program comprises 50 new book titles from Korean authors per year. ### The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles is a non-profit academic organization working to make professional contributions to the progress of scholarly research and development in the field of fashion and textiles and related industries. The Korean Geotechnical Society has served the public since 1986, advancing geotechnical engineering in both academic and technical ways. KGS has grown rapidly and is now recognized as the largest and most active society in the geotechnical engineering field. Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services.

In South Korea, North Face jackets tied to wave of bullying, theft

Fifty-nine celebrities filed the lawsuit against South Korea's biggest online portal Naver and its affiliate company in May last year, claiming the right of publicity. They asked for damages worth 1.2 billion won (S$1.4 million) in the high-profile suit joined by Jang Dong-gun, Bae Yong-joon and Girls' Generation, among others. The plaintiffs claimed that portals provide search results leading to commercial shopping mall sites that sell products containing their names, even though they do not endorse such products.

Korean celebrities lose 'publicity' suit against Naver

North Face jackets aren't the first youth fashion fad. In many countries, basketball sneakers are in high demand. "A particular brand or object causing power competition among students and creating ranks jaket jepang has always been around," sociologist Um Ki-ho wrote in an essay published in a South Korean daily. As authorities ponder what steps to take to rein in the rash of bullying, some students say the fad may already be over.

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