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Impatient drunk guy in Jisan-dong throws burger in face of employee; Police intervene
Impatient drunk guy in Jisan-dong throws burger in face of employee; Police intervene

Late night munchies craving didn't go as well as planned for a drunk Korean in Daegu's Jisan-dong, earlier this week. Suseong-gu police were called to a 24 hour burger restaurant, after an altercation ensued between staff and an angry customer. At around 3:10am, a taxi pulled up in front of the restaurant and 50 year […]

Korean busted for stalking foreign teacher in Busan
Korean busted for stalking foreign teacher in Busan

  Busan police in the city’s Geumjeong-gu district have recently booked a 54 year old Korean man for stalking and threatening a female American teacher for the past 2 months. According to the police, he is under suspicion for stalking her every morning when she goes to work, since April 1, when he first spotted […]

Koreans busted for using meth in Ulsan
Koreans busted for using meth in Ulsan

After the busting of the Australian and Korean operated meth lab in Incheon, last month, meth is back in the news again, this time in Ulsan. Earlier this month, an elementary school student called Ulsan police to report the fighting that his parents have been engaged in for a number of days. Upon arrival, the […]

Franks and Beans Removal Week
Franks and Beans Removal Week

  And I thought last weekend's episode of Game of Thrones would suffice as a week's worth of squirming at the memory of the blurred abrupt demise of Theon Greyjoy's trusted member.  But every once (or twice) in a while, real-life stories will surface, involving some strange fellas and the (coughs) razor-sharp contempt they hold […]

Foreign teacher in Daegu robs store, bets large at casino, teaches next day…
Foreign teacher in Daegu robs store, bets large at casino, teaches next day…

A foreign teacher in Gyeongsan, in the eastern outskirts of Daegu, was arrested in late April for a crime spree that appears to have included robbing a convenience store, gambling at the city's foreign-only casino, and smoking a whole ton of cigarettes. On the evening of April 21, the Korean-American teacher who taught English at […]

Beware of taxi vans who are overcharging foreigners!
Beware of taxi vans who are overcharging foreigners!

Since last year, Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency has been cracking down on Korean taxi vans who have installed illegal taximeters, for the purpose of overcharging foreign tourists. Last year's crackdown occurred around the same time of year as the current current crackdown going on right now. The key aspect of the crackdown is that these […]

E-mart in Daegu seeks to downplay rumors of selling US beef
E-mart in Daegu seeks to downplay rumors of selling US beef

E-mart is suffering from a misleading advertisement where they tout “E-mart sells U.S. LA Galbi”. People had misunderstood LA styled Australian beef ribs as being U.S. beef ribs. As of right now, U.S. beef is being sold in South Korea. After the ‘US beef announcement’ went into effect, E-mart started taking heat from netizens for […]

Korea uses tasers, stun guns vs illegal immigrants
Korea uses tasers, stun guns vs illegal immigrants

MANILA, Philippines — Following separate announcements of the European Union and Malaysia of stricter policies against illegal migrants, South Korea has stepped up its own campaign to chase out illegal migrant workers, an alliance of overseas Filipino workers in the north Asian country said in a statement Thursday. Pol Bar, president of the Katipunan ng […]

Daegu opening ‘Abuse Help Center for Foreigners’

On June 30th, Daegu-Kyungbuk Crime Victim Center, a private research organization, announced that the ‘Crime victim center for foreigners’ will be established for foreign laborers and immigrant women to help their recovery. There will be a 현판식(a ceremony of putting the new sign up for a new business) at the Daegu district public prosecutor’s office […]