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Greengates’ South Koreans Go International

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Greengates’ South Koreans Go International

The long wait had finally come to an end with Greengates School’s 40th International Fair coming to a grand inauguration. The time had finally arrived for Greengates School’s international sensation to flourish once again. The International Fair – an event dedicated to highlight the sense of international community within the school radius – was open […]

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Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Korea Spurring Festivals

| May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Korea Spurring Festivals

Spring is one of the best seasons to explore Korea, with many different exciting outdoor events. As a result, many tourists from around the world travel to Korea. The most popular events that marks the changing of the seasons are the spectacular Cherry Blossom Festivals. In spring, there are many places all over Korea where […]

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BTS Shakes Anaheim

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
BTS Shakes Anaheim

With the rising international popularity of the Kpop group BTS, known for their spectacular choreography and upbeat songs, fans were thrilled at the news that the group was coming to the United States for their BTS Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour. Tickets were sold out in the first couple of minutes, ultimately requiring […]

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Air Pollution in South Korea Soars to New Heights

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Air Pollution in South Korea Soars to New Heights

Over the past few years, it has become more and more difficult to see clear, blue skies in South Korea. Cities are shrouded in hazardous gray dust, making it difficult to even see buildings that are not far away. The sales of products such as air purifiers, face masks, and even glasses are soaring exponentially […]

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Memories Resurface with the Recovery of the MV Sewol

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Memories Resurface with the Recovery of the MV Sewol

South Korea has finally begun to work on the recovery of the MV Sewol. Three years ago, on April 16, 2014, the MV Sewol capsized and 304 of 476 passengers and crew members died. Most were students from Danwon High School. Although in the past it was said that the Sewol ferry could not be […]

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Who is Going to be South Korea’s New President?

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Who is Going to be South Korea’s New President?

South Korea’s first female president, Park Geun-hye, was impeached. She was the first impeached president in the South Korea when the Korean Constitutional Court voted unanimously to remove her from office. Snap elections for a new president will be held within 60 days. The ruling sparked protests from hundreds of Park’s supporters, two of whom […]

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KPOP: A Global Phenomenon

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
KPOP: A Global Phenomenon

Ever since the Hallyu Wave in the late 1990s, Korean culture has been spreading through across the world. K-pop has been at the front of the wave – just look at the numerous world tours, fan meetings, Billboard rankings, and immense international support that the music is enjoying today. Just in 2016, more than 15 […]

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South Korea in “Bbopgi Bang” Fever

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
South Korea in “Bbopgi Bang” Fever

Recently in South Korea, especially in downtown areas, the number of “Bbopki Bangs” and their popularity are rapidly increasing. “Bbopki Bang” is a popular type of gaming center where patrons can play a large variety of claw machine games. The typical cost for one attempt usually ranges from one to two thousand won. (an equivalent […]

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Samsung Heir’s Arrest

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Samsung Heir’s Arrest

Lee Jae-yong, the acting chief of Samsung and its apparent heir, was arrested Friday on bribery and embezzlement charges in Seoul, South Korea, over his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led parliament to impeach President Park Geun-hye. The Seoul Central District Court also rejected a request to issue an arrest warrant for Samsung […]

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South Korea Impeaches Their First Female President

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
South Korea Impeaches Their First Female President

Last month, Park Geun-Hye, the 11th president of South Korea, was impeached by the national parliament with an overwhelming majority of 234 votes out of 300. About four to five months remain until the country’s constitutional court decides whether to accept or reject the impeachment motion. Park’s impeachment was based on a political scandal that […]

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