Category: People and Community

Bangayang “Emgoldex” ng mga Pinoy sa Korea 0

Bangayang “Emgoldex” ng mga Pinoy sa Korea

I posted the ABS-CBN Bandila news snippet on “Emgoldex scam” on a Facebook group a few days ago. It has generated a lot of jeers and cheers from the Filipinos in South Korea. The...

Pinoy celebrities visit Korea 0

Pinoy celebrities visit Korea

Several Pinoy celebrities visit Korea for early spring season. Did you catch any of them? I also had four friends from the Philippines visit me for a week and we had so much fun...

Filipinos in Korea: Artista at Paparazzi 0

Filipinos in Korea: Artista at Paparazzi

The first time I heard about “artista” in reference to Filipinos in Korea, I got confused. I thought people were referring to Angel Locsin, Diether Ocampo and Sam Milby who were filming a television...

Putting Jasmine Lee Down 2

Putting Jasmine Lee Down

Jasmine Lee remains to be a hot item that Korean media grabs every chance it can get to put her down. Just last November, a nasty post went viral on Korean websites accusing Jasmine...

Mister International 2014 0

Mister International 2014

It’s a pageant for men! And there are two full-blooded Filipino contestants representing two countries in this pageant for men. Mister International 2014 will be held on February 14th at Hotel Inter-Burgo in Ansan...

Pharma hack ~ Philippine Embassy Seoul website 0

Pharma hack ~ Philippine Embassy Seoul website

A friend sent me two screenshots of the Philippine Embassy website. There are posts on the site inserted with links selling abortion pills. Is the Philippine Embassy in Seoul selling abortion pills now? Of...

Filipina mother raising four kids alone 1

Filipina mother raising four kids alone

Dong Haeng (Hangeul: 동행) on KBS TV is a weekly show featuring people in Korea who might need help. I used to watch this show before when it was still on its Thursday time...

Filipina wins KBS National Singing Contest 2

Filipina wins KBS National Singing Contest

KBS 전국노레자랑 or KBS National Singing Contest is a popular Sunday noon program that has been running since 1980. It is hosted by the much-loved Korean celebrity Song Hae. The KBS National Singing Contest...

Pambabatikos kay Jasmine Lee 20

Pambabatikos kay Jasmine Lee

Noong isang linggo ko pa nakitang kumakalat sa internet ang tungkol sa “Jasmine Lee’s XX Bill”. Nagtaka ako kung bakit nili-like ng mga kakilala ko sa Facebook ang pahinang nakasulat sa wikang Koryano. Nang...

Paskong Pinoy in Korea 3

Paskong Pinoy in Korea

Let’s celebrate our favorite holiday in the Philippines ~ here in Korea! Christmas is NOT a big holiday in South Korea, but I don’t really miss it as much as my husband and I...