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Chopstickswide Job opening for E-2, E-7 and F visas in Daegu
Chopstickswide Job opening for E-2, E-7 and F visas in Daegu

Job Title: Online Promotion Manager/ English Editor Company: Chopstickswide Job Introduction: Chopstickswide is a company in Daegu that focuses on traveling and events for foreigners living in Korea. They are currently seeking to hire an Online promotion manager/ English editor. Qualifications: -Will need your Diploma (that is related to promotion, marketing or editing) and employment references […]

Mobilizing Korea’s Expat Community for Vaccine Awareness

An expat-operated video production company and a team of expat actors in Korea have teamed up with Korea’s International Vaccine Institute to create this amazing video that dares you to look away. For more info, check out this insightful post from a leading expat blogger in Korea.

What happened this week?
What happened this week?

Read about what happened in Korea this week (Week of May 19 – 23, 2014) National: –       North Korea Fires Two Artillery Shells On Thursday, North Korea fired two artillery shells 150 meters from a South Korean patrol ship operating near the Northern Limit Line. South Korea immediately fired back. Luckily, there were no casualties. […]

A Ferry Disaster Leaves At Least 4 Dead and 291 Missing
A Ferry Disaster Leaves At Least 4 Dead and 291 Missing

A Ferry Disaster Leaves At Least 4 Dead and 291 Missing On 8:55 a.m. (KST), a ferry, Sewol, carrying more than 450 passengers and crew began to sink off the coast of Jindo Island?in South Jeolla Province. So far, there are at least four people dead and hundreds missing. The information for this has been […]

SK Telecom Will Compensate For Glitch
SK Telecom Will Compensate For Glitch

SK Telecom CEO apologized to 5.6 million customers regarding the service failure last week. Friday, March 21, 2014, SK Telecom promised massive compensation for its service failure on Thursday March 20, 2014. An estimated 5.6 million customers in Seoul and some provincial areas were affected by the technical issues of SK Telecom. Many of you […]

Highly Applauded Tourist Police
Highly Applauded Tourist Police

  Tourist police breaks the barriers of language and assists to their best.   In Seoul, you may come across differently dressed officers who seem to speak English or some other foreign language. These are the tourist police for people who are visiting or living in Korea. The tourist police was officially launched in Seoul […]

Chinese Government Issues Guidebook to Chinese Tourists’ Behavior

Chinese tourists shouldn’t pick their nose or urinate in public? says the Chinese government. Tourism laws are being enforced to the people of China traveling abroad and also the people residing on the mainland. China’s National Tourism Administration publicized a 64-page guidebook on their website that advises Chinese nationals not to pick their noses in […]

Thigh Size Linked to Diabetes
Thigh Size Linked to Diabetes

A very interesting news article from Korea Herald. A thinner thigh is associated with an increased risk of diabetes in both men and women, a Korean medical team has concluded. Professor Jee Sun-ha of Yonsei University’s Graduate School of Public Health and his team conducted a study on 320,000 adults aged 30 to 79 who […]

Wild Boars in Korea. No longer just a concern for hikers.
Wild Boars in Korea. No longer just a concern for hikers.

  If you’re ever out hiking in Korea, you may sometimes happen across warning signs about Korea’s wild boars. However, reports of boar sightings in cities and roads are beginning to increase, as they look to scavenge for food, bringing stories of random attacks in cities such as Seoul, Gwangju, and even pesky boars setting […]

Korean teacher on English education industry: “What use is studying English without goals?”
Korean teacher on English education industry: “What use is studying English without goals?”

A Korean English teacher is at the forefront of seeking change within Korea’s English Education industry and trying to give a wake-up call to policy makers. “The most common critique of English education is that you can’t even say a sentence right, despite having studied English at school for 10 years. But is it really […]