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What Happened This Week?
What Happened This Week?

Read about what in Korea this week (May 25 – 30, 2014) National: –       KBS Workers Strike Unionized workers of KBS, a broadcasting company, went on an indefinite strike on Thursday. These workers are battling against the CEO in an intensifying row over the executive’s alleged political meddling in news production. Two labor unions of […]

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 […]

Avengers II to Film in Seoul End of March
Avengers II to Film in Seoul End of March

Avengers II filming will take place from March 30 to April 12, 2014 around Seoul and its outskirts. Mapo Bridge, Digital Media City (DMC), Gangnam Boulevard, and Uiwan-si are the places where Avengers II filming will take place. Get your own glimpse of the action by visiting the filming set to see what Hollywood has […]

Kim Yu-na and Kim Won-joong Dating Confirmed
Kim Yu-na and Kim Won-joong Dating Confirmed

Figure queen, Kim Yu-Na and Kim Won-joong’s relationship has been confirmed by All That Sports. Kim Yu-na and Kim Won-joong. (Yonhap) ?The agency for figure skating “queen,” Kim Yu-Na confirmed her relationship with ice hocky player Kim Won-joong on Thursday, March 6, 2014. All That Sports is the agency for Kim Yu-na. The agency said, […]

Another Leakage of Personal Information From KT Corporation

Two hackers and a telemarketing firm CEO get arrested for the theft of 12 million KT Corp. customers’ personal information. Surnames of Kim and Chung had been hacking users’ personal information from KT since February 2013. KT is Korea’s second largest telecom service provider with about 16 million customers for their mobile, fixed-line telephone, and […]

Free Shuttle Bus For Foreigners

Shuttle bus service from Seoul to Jeonju will run from March to August 2014. Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 8:00 from Seoul to Jeonju and 17:00 from Jeonju to Seoul, free shuttle buses will run for foreigners. Boarding will take place at Gwanghwamun Donghwa Duty Free parking lot in Seoul and Hanok Village parking […]

Culture Wednesday, “Indulge-in-Culture”
Culture Wednesday, “Indulge-in-Culture”

“Culture Wednesday” is a government plan to enhance and enrich the lives of the people residing and visiting Korea. Every last Wednesday of each month is known to be Culture Wednesday. January 29 was the first time this kicked off and it will repeat every month. Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism hope this new […]

Test: Are You a Carb Addict?
Test: Are You a Carb Addict?

Get to know yourself better by testing to see if you are a carb addict. How many people actually sit down and relax to enjoy a meal? Do you really think about what you are eating or do you just eat what you crave for? This quiz to evaluate one’s addiction to carbohydrate has been […]