Legal domestic helpers in South Korea – mostly in Seoul – were able to come here through employment with embassy officials and registered foreign investors. Other than that, there are no other means of coming over to South Korea as a domestic helper. No such visa still exists. But that doesn’t mean Filipinas are not working as… Read More Would You Want to Legalize Filipino Domestic Helpers in South Korea?
Contents of this post might be a little bit obvious to some but for clarity, and in case some would find this information useful, I find it best to still reserve a post for this topic. Filipino citizens residing in South Korea may have a Catholic Church wedding. The Hyewha Catholic Church in Hyehwa-dong is the… Read More Catholic Church Wedding for Philippine Passport Holders in Korea
Zel Kim, a Filipino member of the performing group Noridan based here in Korea requested that I help disseminate this opportunity for performers, particularly singers, who are qualified to be part of the Intercultural Transnational Chorus “Montant”. I am re-posting this whole notice from the Noridan site: OPEN AUDITION FOR INTERCULTURAL TRANSNATIONAL CHORUS “MONTANT” Together… Read More Open Audition for Intercultural Transnational Chorus “Montant”
Maui Taylor is scheduled to arrive today here in Seoul to start shooting for a Korean film “The Taste of Money” under the direction of Mr. Im Sang-soo. She will be playing the role of a Filipina, hired as a nanny by a powerful Korean family. She is a smart woman with a graduate degree… Read More Maui Taylor in a Korean Film “The Taste of Money”
Every year the Hyewhadong Filipino Catholic Community, together with The Philippine Embassy in South Korea, sponsors the Search for the Ginoo at Binibining Kalinangang Filipino. This year is no different. The search will be held on September 11, 2011 at the Tongsong Auditorium, Hyewha-dong. Tickets will be sold at the entrance of the venue. They… Read More Ginoo at Binibining Kalinangang Filipino 2011
I think I will have to do without a helper… at least until I find a reasonable rate again. Six months ago, I was giving my part-timer 60,000-won for a 9am-6pm job. When I recently contacted my part-timer again, this time she was asking 70,000-won for the same length of time. She asked me if… Read More Filipina Domestic Helper’s Rate