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Summer started off with a bang during the 3rd Seoul World DJ Festival in May, and now we’re about to get rocked.
The Jisan Valley Rock Festival starts this weekend with popular acts such as Weezer, Oasis, and the rising ‘indie sensation’ Jang Ki Ha & the Faces 장기하와 얼굴들 on the Big Top Stage.
A group of human rights lawyers plan to file a petition with the Constitutional Court against what they call discriminatory visa rules that require foreign English teachers to take HIV and drug tests.
Chang Suh-yeon, an attorney with the Korean Public Interest Lawyers Group “Gong-Gam,” told The Korea Times Tuesday that her group will take the issue to the court this week or next.
In one of the most publicized launches in recent memory the mayor of Seoul, Oh Se-hoon, has appeared nearly everywhere in order to introduce us to all things Haechi, the new brand identity to represent the city to the world.
By Naheen Madarbakus
This year’s theme comprises of ‘to dance the night away’ as the DJs listed for the 2009 extravaganza see the decks pumping until dawn.
Returning to familiar straits, the popular Han-River site is a much established one for revelers of the Korean dance festival.
A group of 250 organizers and over 25 DJs from all corners of the globe have brought together a mixture of exhibitions, experiences and performances for this memorable weekend.
SEOUL–We have all been there before. After the freshness of living and working in a new country has expired, we start feeling a little Expat Misery Syndrome.
When meeting friends, is one of the most common topics of conversation about Korea? Have you found yourself cornered at coffee shops with self appointed culture critics holding court about the problems of Koreans?
Welcome to the expat conversation of why it’s better to stop thinking about the country you’re living in and get moving with your life!
Find out our 4 Tips on Reviving Your Perspective.
With the temperatures dropping and the winds picking up, urban life can sometimes look like a dreary bone-chilled march toward spring. Ailments like the flu and SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) can be more than a simple annoyance as days turn into weeks of lost productivity from work and well being.
However, there is a way to turn up the heat and stay sharp during this season which doesn’t involve the themostat! Get ready to go buy some Cheongyang gochu!
Evidence is building that eating hot chili peppers can provide you with a variety of health benefits both physiological and psychological.