City transplants are changing the face of Jeju 2012/12/01, Source,
Huh Joon-young, 37, used to work at a large public relations company in Seoul, when she spent nearly all of her life until ...ing to Jeju early this year. She purchased an old house by the beach in Seogwipo for 100 million won ($92,200) and remodeled it, which cost her an additional 80 million won, to start a guesthouse business. To come up with the money, she took out a bank loan and used all of her savings. "My husband was opposed to the idea [of ...ing to Jeju] at first, but I persuaded him to think of this as an early preparation for our life after retirement", Huh says. Her husband, who still works in Seoul, comes to Jeju on weekends, a routine that will continue until he finds a job on the Korea's southernmost island. "I was working at a public relations company, and there was no distinction in my life Between weekdays or weekends not to mention Between day and night", she says. "I just felt like I was being drained of life by the intense rat race in Seoul. I was greedy, working to have more than I needed. And if that didn't work out, I felt deprived. I was just sick and tired of comparing and competing,...More
CJ ENTERTAINMENT Brings Sci-fi Thriller DERANGED to North America 2012/07/13, Source,
Korean box office hit to release on July 27, 2012
LOS ANGELES, CA (July 12, 2012) – CJ Entertainment brings the highly anticipated science fiction thriller "Deranged" to North America on July 27, 2012. Upon its release in South Korea, "Deranged" quickly beat out Hollywood blockbuster Amazing Spiderman in the box office and sold more than 1.3 million tickets in 4 days.
There must be something in the water.
Just before dawn, skeletal bodies surface on the Han River in Seoul, Korea,...More
Korean dramas exported across Asia 2012/06/15, Source,
At the 18th Shanghai Television Festival held on Monday, Korean dramas won one award after another and the rights to air them were sold to various Asian broadcasters. According to MBC, the network managed to sell broadcast rights for the midweek drama "I Do I Do" to Japan and Taiwan, despite the fact that the show hasn't even ended its run in Korea,...More
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