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poor little rich girl 5

poor little rich girl

Last week it was reported that the youngest daughter of Samsung’s chairman Mr. Lee Kun Hee died in a car accident in New York. Details of her death were not released and there was...

Miss International’s final answer: a hoax? 3

Miss International’s final answer: a hoax?

An email containing the “final answer” of Miss International Precious Lara Quigaman has been circulating all over the internet. I think it’s not only I who have been awed with her smart reply to...

Remarry a Korean? 12

Remarry a Korean?

A news headline on the Korean Times says that 80% of foreign wives won’t remarry Koreans. Surprising? Not really. And after reading the whole article you would understand why. From most of the women...

Korean expats in the Philippines 27

Korean expats in the Philippines

What are the Korean expats doing in the Philippines?… that was the question posted by an OP in PEx. When I was in the Philippines, there was a thriving community of Koreans in my...

happy birthday kikay! 2

happy birthday kikay!

Kikay was born on September 26, 1998 in northeastern Ohio. Her real name is Leilani Mae and she’s my elder sister’s first born. I first met her when they traveled to the Philippines in...

Filipina charged for murder in Singapore 1

Filipina charged for murder in Singapore

This is the title of a thread in Pinoyexchange that caught my attention. I thought it was an old thread revived or bumped just for fun. Unfortunately, it’s for real and I was saddened...

downloading — the Korean way 12

downloading — the Korean way

While the the rest of the world uses P2P programs like eDonkey, Kazaa, Bearshare, Limewire, Bittorrent as well as dc++ to download files, the Koreans do it differently and probably more efficiently with Clubbox....

31 stab wounds and out of danger! 2

31 stab wounds and out of danger!

This is the kind of news I don’t often hear in Korea, but they do happen… and when they do, it’s really a big news. It’s sad to know that there are people who...

suicide… live! 4

suicide… live!

Got this from Chosun Online and it’s currently the most viewed story… Woman Witnesses Boyfriend’s Suicide Live on Webcam A university student hanged himself in full view of his girlfriend abroad, to whom he...

two for the road 0

two for the road

While taking a break from my nightly telephone chats, I heard a familiar tune from the television. A guitar duo were playing the music of the song “Two for the road”… it reminded me...