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2003 Stories by Cathy Hong

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  • Fine Young Communists

    published November 18, 2003

    SEOUL, South Korea—Dae Sik Yoo, the student body president of Kyung Hee University, is on the lam. Since police can arrest him... More >>

  • So Me, Soju: The Korean Rice Liquor That Socks It to Sake

    published August 26, 2003

    Soju is like sake with a bite. A clear, bitter Korean liquor distilled from rice, it is best quaffed from a shot glass and accompanied with Korean... More >>

  • Puncturing a Regime With Balloons

    published August 12, 2003

    Next month, two activists for North Korean refugees plan to gather dozens of volunteers along the heavily fortified border that divides North and... More >>

  • Close-Up on Ditmas Park

    published June 10, 2003

    Portions of this article have been updated. Step out of the Beverley Road stop off the Q... More >>

  • China Sentences Times Freelance Photographer

    published June 3, 2003

    After languishing five months in a Chinese detention center, New York Times More >>

  • Listings

    published April 8, 2003

    The Tall Boys exude feminist appeal, but with boyish swagger and a taste for malt liquor. "Sorry, kids. My head's smaller than a cat's ass,"... More >>

  • Left Behind

    published March 18, 2003

    On Tuesday, March 18, a New York Times freelance photographer named Jae-Hyun Seok marked the start of his third month behind bars in China.... More >>

  • Listings

    published March 11, 2003

    Readings are the Buick Cutlasses of entertainment—potentially slow and blindingly boring. I've been to libraries and Barnes & Noble... More >>

  • Barbaric Bard

    published February 4, 2003

    Male poets: wan as delicate orchids and tortured as preteen girls. I myself wrote poetry, but I preferred slacker rockers or just plain slackers... More >>

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