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Hyejin Kim · September, 2008

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 September, 2008

29 September 2008

Korea: Ceremonial Expenses

What is your biggest expense? A website, www.career.co.kr, did a survey of 1,676 employees, and asked them which of their expenses they consider worthless. The highest percentage answered drinking and...

24 September 2008

Korea: The End of OhmyNews Japan (following Hanako's)

Following the post, “The End of OhmyNews Japan” by the Japanese editor, Hanako, I was curious how Korean bloggers talk about the failure of OhmyNews Japan. Many bloggers have analyzed...

21 September 2008

Korea: Teachers and Education

On the 15th of September, the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MEST) announced that they will make public the number of teachers who joined Korean Teachers & Education Workers’...

18 September 2008

Korea: Kim Jong Il’s Disappearance and South Korea

Kim Jong Il’s continued absence from public activities in North Korea and the rumor of his sickness produce more imaginative scenarios. For example, he actually died several years ago and...

15 September 2008

Korea: The Harvest Moon Festival and How to Spend.

It’s Harvest Moon Festival (HMF) again. The time when family members who live apart can gather together and relatives who rarely meet can greet each other in their home towns....

8 September 2008

Korea: Chaos at the Korea Broadcasting System

Korea Broadcasting System’s (KBS) President had to step down from his position for breach of trust when the Beijing Olympics started. Due to the games, this event didn’t get much...

3 September 2008

Korea: Tens of Thousands of Buddhists in Seoul

Although Korea has many religions, there have not been serious religious conflicts. Different religions have peacefully coexisted. Until now… Peaceful coexistence now seems on the verge of breaking. Tens of...

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