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South Korea UN Day Today

Source: Digital Chosunilbo (Seoul)
Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Korea Observes UN Day. South Korea's independence was largely supported by the UN, which is why Oct. 24 has been observed as UN Day.

UN Day became a national holiday in 1950. But it has not been a day off work since 1976, when the government cut the number of official holidays.

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