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New Tourist Visa Requirements to Korea (March 2015) 16

New Tourist Visa Requirements to Korea (March 2015)

Please visit Korean visa for Filipinos for a more updated post. I have four friends who are supposed to apply for their tourist visa to Korea next month. It’s a good thing that they...

How we celebrate the New Year in Korea and the Philippines 0

How we celebrate the New Year in Korea and the Philippines

The New Year holiday is my favorite season back home in the Philippines and also here in South Korea. I used to think that every country celebrates New Year on January 1st, except for...

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...

Free self-learning classes for multicultural kids 0

Free self-learning classes for multicultural kids

My son’s former teacher sent me a photo message yesterday. The information is about the free after-school self-learning classes for multicultural kids provided by “Daekyo” ~ one of Korea’s biggest educational companies. My son...

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...

Where to find information on Korean visa 0

Where to find information on Korean visa

There’s a new website set up by the Korean government so people from around the world who would like to visit or live in Korea could easily get information. This website is long overdue...

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...

1st Special TOPIK test for EPS Returnees 0

1st Special TOPIK test for EPS Returnees

Great news for former EPS workers who are now in the Philippines. The 1st Special TOPIK test will be held early this year. The detailed announcement can be found on the website of the...

National Day of Mourning for the Fallen 44 0

National Day of Mourning for the Fallen 44

Today is the “National Day of Mourning” for the Fallen 44 ~ the policemen who were massacred by the terrorist groups MILF and BIFF last Sunday, January 26th. There are no words of condolences...