Category Archives: social issue

Media and Condemnation by Memory in the Internet Age

 There was a good article appearing in Korea Focus, dealing with recent scandal in Korea on top levels. This is why I think it’s worthwhile to read a lot of words. There are many ways to silence or erase from … Continue reading

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Vanity conquers all

A woman holding a designer handbag crosses a street in this undated file photo. Many Korean female consumers crave designer bags with the belief that the high-end accessories, fake or genuine, make them appear richer than they actually are.  I understand … Continue reading

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Dear Sherlock K-Netizens

   I am writing you while completely smitten by your detective skills. Not only this, but keen eye and sharp Paint skills as well, which I lack and wish to improve (you became my role model, you see). I have … Continue reading

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Im Seulong’s transition?

One of my great friends likes 2AM, and since I like them too, and I rarely post anything about them (because of no scandals, no weird things etc. only good singing, what a borefest!), this time, Seulong and his slightly … Continue reading

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Want to re-marry hubby? Hell, naw!

source    The Chosun Ilbo has a great article on the question asked: “would you marry again your present spouse?” And not surprising, many Korean women have second thoughts. Men, of course, are more satisfied with marriage. Well, understandable, since … Continue reading

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A school for fathers

By Oh Jung-hunA few years ago, I enrolled at a school for fathers run by a nonprofit corporation, which issued an honorary certificate after completing the designated courses.I went there because I couldn’t deal with the unexpected friction as my … Continue reading

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S. Korea ranks 108th in gender equality: WEF report

   I read WTF report, but when I read what kind of neighbours on the list Korea has, I probably stay with WTF. Not that it’s something new anyway. But before slamming, ebbrybody, better to remember that Korea is around … Continue reading

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South Korean host bars – for women

Article found on BBC Website, and there is one true statement all wanking people should read if they intend to keep miaouling why Korea is not “as liberal and open as Western countries”. Statement that socially S. Korea is around … Continue reading

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Non-traditional families on the rise in South Korea

   An interesting article (translation to be precise) from Asiancorrespondent.  What I find really amusing though with such articles, is that it’s usually demoralized and bad Westerners who are excited if news about Korea show this country is slowly shedding … Continue reading

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Helping young defectors fit in

An article from JoongAngIlbo below. Pictures as well. Kim Young Jin is easily spotted among the chattering elementary school students. Wearing a crisp T-shirt, the 11-year-old appeared no different from his classmates except that he was sitting alone while other … Continue reading

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