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68-(1) and 46-(1) stamped on passport

This is a common question asked by Filipinos in Facebook groups. What does 68-1 or 46-1 stamped on the passport mean? The numbers refer to the articles in the Immigration Control Act of South...

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Three South Koreans nabbed in a drug raid in Makati

As reported on ABS-CBN’s TV Patrol, three Koreans were nabbed along with three other Filipinos in a drug raid at a condominium unit in Makati City on October 31st. The report was shown on...

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EPS workers age limit

Mr. Jonathan Hicap wrote in his article on Manila Bulletin that South Korea will not raise the EPS workers age limit. He was able to ask the question during a foreign press meet with...

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Choi Soon Shil Scandal

Last Saturday, thousands lit candles at the Gwanghwamun area to ask the president to resign. The reason is the current scandal that’s plaguing the Park Geun Hye government. Here is the story in Filipino...

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Hope for Shim Hyun Hee

When her story came out on October 20th on SBS 세상에 이런 일이 (Sesange Ireon Iri) or “What’s Happening Around the World”, the viewers didn’t take time to contribute money for her operation. Now...

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Why Seoul stinks in the fall

True story ~ as I was walking to work last Friday afternoon I felt something hit my head. When I looked at the ground, it was the fruit of a gingko tree. Luckily it...