Do you tune in to the Arirang TV channel? Jaz Lee, through her Facebook page, is soliciting opinions about Arirang TV’s effectiveness in promoting Korea worldwide. Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is on top of this move. It is sponsoring an upcoming forum dedicated to gathering feedback about Arirang TV. It would help… Read More Arirang TV
For the first time in my life I was called “dark” and “chubby”. My Korean friend said so. It wasn’t condescending, though LOL. She said I was “dark” while we were talking about make-up. We were talking about which shade was good for us. I had to tell her that she was the only one… Read More Where Looks Matter A Lot
Little Dynamo went home last Friday with a Korean flag and a Red Devil’s horn. He was so excited he told me he will shout “Daehanminguk” (Korea). We all know now that Korea won over Greece 2:0 last Saturday night. My toddler was proud of his flag and his horn. He was prouder when he… Read More Instilling Nationalism in Toddlers
Baby Dynamo is barely 3 months old. He was granted his F3 visa here in the Philippines by the Korean Embassy last February 19. A lot of Filipinos lament the Korean embassy’s strictness with visa application. The Korean Embassy is said to be rejecting a lot of application for tourist visas. Personally, I think it… Read More Baby Dynamo Granted an F3 Visa
I mentioned in my previous post that “In contrast with how Korean’s celebrate valentines day, I always think that this day is reserved for lovers“. I wrote this because Koreans celebrate valentines day by women giving chocolates to the opposite sex. This giving of chocolates is not limited to the woman’s boyfriend or husband or… Read More Chocolates – A Social Obligation?
We are all affected with the global economic slump, one way or another. I see the effect in my grocery bills. A little over 100,000 won grocery bill used to be enough to cover some basic ncessities for our family of three for a month. This does not include food and clothes and cosmetics but the really basic ones… Read More Grocery Bills
A US company with an office here in Korea is currently looking for Customer Service Officers. Filipinos currently living here in Korea are welcome to apply. Job Description: Provide outstanding customer service to English speaking customers (largely from North America and Europe) as well as China-based customers through live chat, e-mail and phone Follow standard… Read More Employment Opportunity for Filipinos Living in Korea
In my home country, the Philippines, adultery is a criminal offense penalized under the Revised Penal Code. Of course, so is concubinage. I just think that the penalty for the man is lesser than of the woman. Adultery (an act committed by the woman) shall be punished by prision correccional in its medium and maximum… Read More Adultery No Longer A Criminal Offense?