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Hyejin Kim · July, 2007

Hyejin Kim enjoys hiking, learning about new places, and pondering the world. In her free time, she writes about interesting things she has encountered through work, school, and life. She blogs with Erik Mobrand at katongcouple.blogspot.com.

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Latest posts by Hyejin Kim from July, 2007

Internet shopping

A blogger shares her experience with internet shopping in Korea.

How horror movies can be advertised.

How horror movies can be advertised. A blogger came across girls with blood streaming down their faces in the middle of downtown Seoul.

Sympathy for Christian missionaries

After a famous actor who is respected for his morality expressed sympathy for Christian missionaries and the abducted Christian missionaries in Afghanistan on his personal homepage, his webpage was inundated...

Korea: Remember 5.18

History seems unforgettable. Especially tragedies. A movie that just opened in Korea brings up a piece of history, the Kwangju Uprising or Kwangju Democracy Movement (known in Korea as 5.18),...

Reactions to kidnapping of Koreans in Afghanistan

South Korean Christian missionaries were abducted in Ghazni, south-west of Kabul, on the 19th of this month. The abductors who kidnapped 23 missionaries are Taleban fighters. The hostages were abducted...

Korea: Cleaning Up Classrooms: Duty or Violation of Human Rights?

I remember when I was in school, every year I had to bring to class rags that my mother made with old clothes. We students had to push heavy wooden...

Korea: Bogus-degree and Success

A young female professor who was appointed as a director of one of the biggest festivals in Korea this month was revealed to be a bogus-degree holding intellectual. An art...

Korea: Advantages for Servicemen in Civil Service Exams?

As I wrote in an earlier posting, military service is a sensitive issue in Korea. Recently, a lawyer became a hero in Korea through his outspoken comments about these two...

Korea: Internet and Anonymity

Internet portal sites in Korea will use the real-name comment system (daet-geul sil-myeong-je) from this month. Two major portal sites, Daum and Naver, already started from the 27th of June,...

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Hyejin Kim enjoys hiking, learning about new places, and pondering the world. In her free time, she writes about interesting things she has encountered through work, school, and life.


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