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Korean TV, music sweeps Cuba

  Hallyu, the Korean Wave, is now sweeping across Cuba. Many domestic Korean media outlets have recently covered the Cuban people’s great interest in all things Korean. The dailies said … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canadian ESL Teachers to Korea Networking

Please find below, a message and invitation from the Canada-Korea Society calling on all those with experience teaching English in Korea to join the exciting network of Canadian ESL Teachers … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hip-Hop to the Top: My Top Six Korean Hip-Hop Record Labels

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here, but rest assured today’s post comes in great timing as a lot is changing in terms of what is considered popular music … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Port Metro Vancouver

Port Metro Vancouver is Canada’s gateway to Asia. As the country’s largest and most diversified port and the fourth largest by tonnage in North America, it handles $172 billion worth … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eating through the screen: Mukbang

I like eating. I like watching people cook food. And as I’ve recently found out, I apparently also like people eating food. Although I’ve known of this phenomenon for a … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

2NE1’s “I Am The Best” tops Billboard world digital chart

2NE1’s mega hit “I Am The Best” has earned the top spot in Billboard’s World Digital Songs chart. With its newest position, the group has now become only the second … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Korean drama celebrated in Jinju

Jinju, a historic city in southwest Korea, has been bustling with the fever of Hallyu, or the “Korean Wave.” This has been due to the Korea Drama Festival 2014, the … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

5G, star of ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

President Park Geun-hye looks at a demonstration of SK Telecom’s 5G technology at the World IT Show after the opening ceremony of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference on October 20. The … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Korea ranks 4th at Int’l Earth Science Olympiad

A team of high school seniors has come in fourth place at the 8th International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO). The science event, held over eight days from September 22 to … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Welcome to Incheon, the city of delicacies

The Incheon Asian Games are just around the corner, with less than three weeks remaining now until the opening ceremony. On the occasion of Asia’s biggest sporting event, the city … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

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