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Bringing the Kids of Kumkang School to the KOICA Global Village

Four Saturdays ago, we, at “The 601 Habit”, had the opportunity to bring the kids of Kumkang School to the KOICA Global Village at Seongnam-si, Gyeonggido. The KOICA Global Village is located in a sprawling area which also houses various KOICA buildings including dormitories for visiting KOICA volunteers and staff from other countries and training… Read More Bringing the Kids of Kumkang School to the KOICA Global Village

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Akbayang Pinay: Support Group for Pinays Married to Koreans

I was glad to have attended the general meeting of the Akbayang Pinay last August 10, 2013 with Representative Jasmine Lee. She was the guest of honor for that Saturday’s event.   “Akbayang Pinay is an organization that aims to unite and support Filipinas married to Koreans. The group was formed to foster closer ties among the… Read More Akbayang Pinay: Support Group for Pinays Married to Koreans

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“Communicating for a Brighter Future of Korea”

Cheers to foreigners in Korea who can speak the Korean language. Here’s your chance to express yourself in Hangeul and get a chance to win 3,000,000 KRW! The Corea Image Communication Institute (CICI) is hosting a communication contest with the theme “Communicating for a Brighter Future of Korea”. Here are the details reposted frm CICI’s website:… Read More “Communicating for a Brighter Future of Korea”

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Jasmine Lee’s Education

I left Korea a few days ago with a positive feeling that Philippine-born Jasmine Lee will become the first foreign-born Congresswoman comes second week of April, after South Korea’s election. She is South Korea’s Ruling Party’s number 15 candidate representing Multiculturalism and Single Parent sectors. But just today, Jasmine Lee’s education is a hot subject in… Read More Jasmine Lee’s Education