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Korean ferry sinking

On April 16 at 8:58 AM, the Korean coastguard off the coast of Jindo received a distress call of a ferry sinking. The ferry, SEWOL, left Incheon Passenger Terminal on April 15 at 9PM...

Is the Philippines a “death trap” for Koreans? 2

Is the Philippines a “death trap” for Koreans?

On Thursday, April 10th, news reports came out that a Korean student is found dead after being kidnapped for days. It is a story that kept netizens abuzz and a day after, it is...

An Afternoon at Petite France 1

An Afternoon at Petite France

Petite France is a famous filming location of Korean dramas. Among them are “Beethoven Virus”, “Secret Garden” and the recently concluded “The Man from the Stars”. I saw all three dramas and I wanted...

To me, Korea is… video contest! 0

To me, Korea is… video contest!

Remember the “I love Korea because…” video contest held two years ago? Here’s the follow-up to that contest… “To me, Korea is…” video contest ~ presented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Arirang...

Filipina nanny in Korea 16

Filipina nanny in Korea

Remember the movie “The Taste of Money”? It is a Korean film that includes Maui Taylor. She plays the role of a Filipina nanny in Korea of a “chaebol” family. Her son and daughter...

Korean Scandal: Moms in the Philippines 9

Korean Scandal: Moms in the Philippines

A topic that made it to the trending list of Daum tonight is that of Korean moms in the Philippines. On MBC’s Reality Eye, they featured a story on Korean moms accompanying their children...

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South Korea marriage visas

April 1st is when the “toughen” requirements for South Korea marriage visas will take effect. The new visa rules were announced in October with a six-month grace period. Korea Herald posted a story: Read...

Scene in Seoul: Cherry blossoms bloomed early 5

Scene in Seoul: Cherry blossoms bloomed early

The Hangang-Yeouido Spring Flower Festival is scheduled from April 18-20 this year. Yeouido is famous for the road circling the National Assembly that is lined with cherry blossoms. It could get crazy during the...