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Daniel Gray (Seoul Eats, TBS eFM)

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Can English radio survive in Korea?

NEWS AND STUFF

대보름 Madness . . .
Four people die during traditional mountaintop grass-burning ceremony.

 

김연아 – Kim Yu-na, Just Set A World Record. Plus, she rocks.

National Police Agency classifies candlelight protest groups as ‘violent’ : National : Home

Coyner’s Comment: It would take the patience of Job, the wisdom of Salomon, or the impudence of Coyner to properly sort this out. What I can say from my observations, most of the folks associated with these demonstrations are not at all violent. However, there are genuine troublemakers out to make themselves and/or others martyrs at the hands of so_called police brutality, often employing tactics that seem more appropriate to a Monty Python sketch than political strategy. But if one can look pass the charade of this street political theatre, there are some fundamental problems that serve as a solemn base for much of these demonstrations. That is, even in better times, there has been a growing economic disparity between the wealthy and the rest of society, with many young middle class families becoming increasingly insecure as to their chances of hanging on to a middle class standard of living. In these times, the problems have become exasperated, of course, and many nonviolent or

 

http://briandeutsch.blogspot.com/2009/02/han-ji-yeon-is-proud-of-her-new-breasts.html

Taiwan, South Korea muzzle pessimistic brokers | Bye bye sell | The Economist

Cautiously optimistic about the KRW

Going down to 1,180 this year?

Won-dollar Swap to Be Extended to Oct.

Madagascar in Turmoil

I don’t want to say I told you so…

The JMS Cult: Jeong Myeong-seok & the Jesus Morning Star Cult
Rapist Cult Leader Appealing Conviction
Appeals Court Hands Cult Leader Four More Years

 

THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO WHAA?

“Fan Cafe” Supports Gunpo Serial Killer’s Rights

If You Fail Once, Try, Try 770 Times More

Be careful on those subway platforms, Drunk Man

(Not) Helping the Tourists

You Wouldn’t Have Understood a Word They Were Saying, Anyway
Don’t interrupt the foreigners when they’re eating, k thx.
This Headline Reminds Me Of A Story – Roboseyo’s guidelines for Koreans wanting free English practice from random strangers

Picture of the Day: Japan SDF’s Namdaemun Ice Sculpture

Get a New Cartoonist Already!
For a Second Time, Could Someone PLEASE Sack the KT’s Editorial Cartoonist? | The Marmot’s Hole
http://www.politicalcartoons.com/cartoon/14efd34c-8d3a-4c2e-9794-e1fbd8ec15d7.html

English Interview Tips for Koreans

EXPAT COMMUNITY

Public Service Announcement – Bubbly on sale at E-Mart

The Golden Klogs: Results are In!

 

English Teachers File Complaint with Human Rights Commission
National Human Rights Commission of Korea agrees with ATEK. E-2 regulations are discriminatory.

 

TIME WASTERS OF THE WEEK

Good Painter

http://www.iht.com/articles/2009/02/04/asia/painter.1-410764.php

http://www.iht.com/slideshows/2009/02/04/news/05PAINTER.php

 

Seoul2B

‘Tokyo!’ Trailer Deserves Its Exclamation Point

For Tokyo!, directors Michel Gondry, Leos Carax, and Bong Joon-ho teamed up, each creating a segment on the subject of the famed Japanese city

Using Mozilla Firefox in Korea

And add-on to make Korean sites work

Punk Legend Johnny Rotten Credited for Uptick in Sales of British Country Life Butter

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