Major Events in Korea

June 2006
Korea Focus;Jun/Jul2006, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p133
The article presents a calendar of events in Korea in 2006. In May 2, former Justice Minister Kang Kum-sil was nominated as the governing Uri Party's Seoul mayoral candidate for the May 31 local elections. In May 3, a group of Korean scientists announces the discovery of the mechanism of two genes responsible for Parkinson’s disease. In May 6, U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback confirms that six North Korean refugees arrived in the U.S.


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