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Hyejin Kim · November, 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 November, 2007

27 November 2007

Korea: Foreigners on Korean TV

A TV program in Korea featuring foreign women who are able to speak Korean and who give their opinions about Korean society and culture has been popular recently. Participants in...

26 November 2007

Korea: The Entrance Examination for Colleges

The entrance examination for colleges finished last week. Every year it comes along with several events and stories. A story that is never omitted is a tragedy where examinees give...

17 November 2007

Korea: Samsung Scandal

Samsung lobbying scandal – the creation of a slush fund, the bribery of prosecutors and government officials, and an effort by the chairman, Lee Kun Hee, and his aide to...

13 November 2007

Korea: Role of the National Election Commission for the Coming Presidential Election

The National Election Commission (NEC) announced on the 22nd of June that internet netizens can’t support or criticize specific parties or specific candidates for the presidential election on the internet....

10 November 2007

Korea: Conflicts over Subway Seats

Young people respect old people. Old people take care of young people. That is one of the major traditional philosophies in East Asia. Regarding this perspective, excessive behavior is now...

8 November 2007

Korea: Special Compartments for Women on the Subway

What do you think about special compartments for women on the subway? One reason given for its necessity is to protect women from male sex criminals. A new policy that...

3 November 2007

Korea: Punishments at school

What is the best education? A series of recent incidents in Korean schools reflects the difficulty of striking a balance between the demands of teachers, students and parents. Teachers’ qualifications...