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140,000 Foreign Nationals Have Committed Crimes In South Korea Since 2009

» by August 27th, 2014 at 7:46 am » Comments (13)

I am not sure how relevant these foreign crime numbers are without context of what crimes were committed: The number of foreign nationals who committed crimes in South Korea was found ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Foreigners at North Korean Polling Station

» by March 12th, 2014 at 4:49 pm » Comments (3)

Random foreigners at DPRK polling station politely explain how Western polls have less dancing & live music.— Adam Cathcart (@adamcathcart) March 11, 2014 more »

Picture of the Day: Foreigners Join Comfort Women Rally

» by January 24th, 2014 at 1:35 pm » Comments (23)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] A group of Asian and African female leaders attends a regular rally of former sex slaves calling for an apology from Japan in front of the ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Foreigners Celebrate Dokdo Day

» by October 24th, 2013 at 3:16 pm » Comments (24)

Expect more articles like this in the next couple of days--Foreigners feel patriotic on Dokdo— KingSejong (@KingSejong) October 24, 2013 more »

Picture of the Day: More Foreign Wives In Hanboks

» by September 16th, 2013 at 1:27 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Foreign-born wives to Korean men living in Gangneung, 237 kilometers east of Seoul, try "ganggangsullae," a 5,000-year-old dance tradition for Chuseok holiday, on Sept. 13, 2013. ...more »

American English Teacher Faces Heavy Criticism for Racism in Japan Video

» by February 25th, 2013 at 6:30 pm » Comments (9)

It seems to me that discussing a touchy subject such as racism in Japan while working as a foreign English teacher is not a wise thing to do: Miki Dezaki, who ...more »

Rules For Foreigners To Live By In Korea

» by February 24th, 2013 at 6:37 pm » Comments (33)

Kangaji translated some rules for foreigners in Korea from the Ilbe website. Here is a sample of some of the rules: 5 RULES OF LIVING FOR FOREIGNERS AND ILLEGALS LIVING ...more »

Are Foreigners Responsible for Their Poor Stereotypes In Korea?

» by July 18th, 2012 at 5:37 am » Comments (44)

A recent article posted over at 3WM that tends to continue the recent trend at criticizing the behavior of foreigners in Korea.  I can understand the major premise of the ...more »

MBC Producer Claims No Wrong Doing In Regards To Demeaning Report About Foreigners In Korea

» by June 9th, 2012 at 8:33 am » Comments (6)

I have been following the whole MBC Foreigner-gate controversy over at the Marmot's Hole and it is pretty much playing out as I expected with the MBC producer claiming no ...more »

Foreigner Crime Rate Lower Than Korean Average

» by August 23rd, 2011 at 1:26 am » Comments (7)

Via the Marmot's Hole comes this news that the foreigner crime wave often reported in the Korean English language media is mostly hype: An often-heard gripe in South Korea’s expat community ...more »

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