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More Scuffles at the National Assembly

Rep. Gang Ki-gap: “If I Had a Hammer…”

Korean Girl Set on Fire in Moscow Attack

Xenophobia, Multiculturalism and Sexual Harassment at SNU

Seoul-Incheon Canal Construction to Start in March

Chosun Desk on Hebei Spirit Case and Indian Boycott Movement

THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO WHAA?

Dokdo Billboard Threatening Japan Appears in Dallas

Korea shoring up Dokdo’s defenses.
YouTube – Do you know Dokdo?

Yea, the song’s here! The comments are hilarious!

Taxi Driver Gets His Revenge

Now That’s Korean Ingenuity

Beatin’ the fingerprint scanners in Japan

Woman Commits Suicide Over Wrong Information

Sexual Assaulter of Daughter Gets 2-Year Jail Term

”However, the court reduced the sentence because, though a little late, he felt deep remorse, did not have any criminal record and his wife dropped the complaint.”

Kindergarten must pay compensation for burning students with hot soup.

Over Half of Korean Female Employees Sexually Harassed

Civil Servants Swindled by Threats Over Affairs

 

EXPAT COMMUNITY

ATEK Warns Against New Anti-foreigner Bill

New immigration problems on the way?

Korea Beat’s translation of Stephanie White’s story

Michael White’s mother sues.

South Korea, Ireland sign pension deal.

English Teacher Stabbed in Hongdae Club

Gay Korean Movie Star Rescues USFK Soldier Who Burned Down His Restaurant

The worst part about foreigner neighborhoods is the foreigners.

Read this again and replace the word “foreigner” with “black” and tell me if you still find it acceptable

 

The Hole Works for You

This year, the government is expected to spend some 180 billion won to employ about 4,500 – 5,000 foreign teachers at elementary and secondary schools nationwide. A native English speaker who has just started to teach English in Korea can receive a salary equivalent to that paid to a Korean teacher with five years of experience, an official said.

 

TIME WASTERS OF THE WEEK

In Videos: Robocop Fried Chicken Commercial from Korea (1980s)

My list of the ten most hated English phrases in Korea.

Commercial Fail – The Wonder Boner

Dcurrency :: Firefox Add-ons

Great for keeping track of the KRW

Korea’s version of haggis

The underwear… man, the underwear

Engrish Shirt via Brian

Check out the small writing in the middle

From the WTF files…

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3 Alley Pub Blog

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