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Stafford On TV Again

 

Thank you Haydn Sennitt.
Don’t Be Like the West
An Australian Criticizes Koreans for Acting Like Americans

 

NEWS AND STUFF

Web Un-Wisdom – WSJ.com
Contrast and Compare

This Is Not How IT Superpowers Behave

 

Sweep of the Week

The pokey for pokees?

The [National Police Agency] apprehended a total of 1,477 people involved in prostitution during the first seven days, taking 14 of them into custody.

THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO WHAA?

Foreign Owned Firms Twice as Productive as Korean Firms

The Fast and Furious: Seoul Drift

Dokdo Is Ours: Bass Ackwards

kimchi-icecream: A common experience for foreign English teachers in Korea: I love it when a Korean gets the keys to my apartment and comes in without my permission!

School Violence Reports Going Up – because the laws requires them not to cover them up anymore.  Check out Gwangju’s numbers.

Itaewon Burger King Murder to be Movie

 

EXPAT COMMUNITY

Foreigner-only taxis that foreigners don’t want to debut next month.

Jon Huer Asks: Why do Expats Complain So Much?
Are English Teachers Unhappy Here?

Basic Act on the Treatment of Foreigners in Korea translated into English.

Gwangju News fail.

Well, here’s some dumbassery from Andrew Eisenhart and from the proofreaders who let it in. From page 30 of this month’s (.pdf) Gwangju News, in an article about some street food vendor:

As I walk among the teachers of future generations striving for a late night feast we begin talking about what we are going to order like we had just smoked a huge joint and were walking to Taco Bell.

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Bohemian Rhapsody Old School Computer Remix [VIDEO]

Frontline visits South Korea.

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