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April 19th Revolution

April 19th Revolution reminds me of the EDSA Revolution It is called the “April 19th Revolution” or simply “April Revolution”. This is the “people power” event that toppled the Rhee Syng Man government. I...

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Lotte Sweet Factory

When I was a child growing up in the Philippines, I had dreamed of going to the “Goya Fun Factory”. I still remember some parts of that CF (commercial film) and I would beg...

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Kyung Hee University Cherry Blossom

Just a few years ago, cherry blossoms were still in bloom in the middle of April. In 2014, they bloomed in March in Seoul for the first time. In 2015, they were at their...

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Assault by Korean teens caught on CCTV

On April 2nd in Seoul’s Gangseo-gu (district), a violent attack on a teenage boy was caught on CCTV. It was reported on JTBC news tonight (the news program we’ve been watching since April 2014)....

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Loan Assistance for Korea-bound OFWs

From POEA Facebook page: The MOA seeks to implement the OFW Pre-Departure Loan (OPL) Facility to provide departing OFWs under the South Korea EPS program financial assistance, specifically in defraying the mobilization costs and...