South Korea: Awake & Sing

South Korea's new military rulers are zealously puritanical men. Last week the generals issued a 74-point manifesto calling for "voluntary reform" of a whole host of questionable habits, ranging from failure to pay taxes to being late for appointments.

Korean women were advised not to wear jewelry, to "shun housemaids" and do their own housework, and to help "enlighten the public on the need for contraceptives." Korean men got the word to "refrain from exchanging vain tokens," to "avoid haggling over prices," and "to shake off the idea of making 'quick money.'...

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