Tag Archives: South Korea

Indonesia U-19 Team Won over South Korea. Sounds Awesome… until PSSI Takes over!

The same old story. Prodigies now, losers later. That’s partly why I loathe football. The drama off the field is too much. But I want to post something different tonight even my thumbs don’t really want to. Leave the pessimism … Continue reading

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Korean Culture Fair at Lotte Shopping Avenue (a Photoblog)

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South Korea President Park Geun-Hye to Come to Jakarta

President of South Korea to visit Jakarta. Continue reading

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Korean Culture Fair in Jakarta to Mark 40-Year Bilateral Tie

Lotte Shopping Avenue in South Jakarta presents a culture fair to celebrate the 4-decade long South Korea and Indonesia relationships. Continue reading

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Korean Modern Literature: The Diary of a Torn Nation

As I visited South Korea in June this summer, I realized how beautiful this peninsula is. The natural landscape is one of its own, well preserved and promoted. The beaches, mountains, hills, tunnels, woods and the breezes along the way … Continue reading

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Terbaru dari Korea: Seoul Kebanjiran!

Berita Jakarta kebanjiran sudah bukan barang aneh. Semua maklum. Bangkok kebanjiran juga sudah pernah kita dengar. Maklum ibukota negara berkembang juga seperti kita. Lalu apa jadinya jika kita mendengar berita banjir di negara-negara maju seperti Singapura atau Korea Selatan? Bisa … Continue reading

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Does Gender Equality Exist in Korea?

There is no such thing called gender equality in Korea, to be frank. To Rose Lee (my Korean tour guide), Korea is not that kind to humans with wombs.   She told us while on tour that life has been … Continue reading

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Why S-Korean Government is “Afraid” of Single, Tech-Savvy Ladies More than Anything

Song Hye-kyo, that “Full House” k-drama protagonist, spotted showcasing her flawless moist facial skin Reportedly, the current Korean Government has a growing concern with two things (aside from the North sibling): smartphones and mid-30s single women. If combined, the two are … Continue reading

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Photo Blog: Korea Summer Excursion 2012

Lee Seung-gi and a faceless female model on an cosmetic ad billboard. It’s quite a rising trend to see more and more Korean males on cosmetic ads. And Korean males are NOT ashamed of pampering themselves with skin care products … Continue reading

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Rose Lee: “Indonesia is the Heaven for Married Women”

This chic 51-year-young woman was my tour leader, Lee Kye-suk (이계숙). She has an endless supply of story on her mother land, Korea. Along the tour, she narrated various real-life stories. She may tell us about her two sons who … Continue reading

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Report: Your Looks May Determine Your Salary (A Free Essay on Metrosexual)

Let’s get physical. It’s terribly serious, guys. The news could sound like the end of hope for less physically attractive males, but you’d better know than sorry. A report conducted by  the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis concluded: “Our … Continue reading

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Koreans as Seen (by Me) on TV and Reality

As you can watch the video above, there were three Koreans talking with each other. I stealthily recorded them. There was one girl. She looked a bit chubby but ok, she’s Korean, what can I do? She looked just enchanting … Continue reading

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