Monday, September 21, 2020

Saudi Women permitted to Run for Political Office! Wait, but… oh.

Elections and voting are relatively new concepts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (the only country actually named after the family who owns rules it). Municipal...

No More Brawling in Korean Parliament?

I heard today at work that the South Korean parliamentarians have actually taken measures of some kind to prevent their venerable selves from participating in...

North Korea and Pizza

There has been speculation in the news these last couple of days that North Korea may be planning its third underground nuclear test sometime soon....

Useful Information for Newcomers

Luckily this morning my wife was given yet another informative pamphlet entitled “How much do you know about Korea?” containing all kinds of interesting...

Club FM

It'll always be Club FM to me. I've seen more crazy shit happen on the thousands of Club FM decks around the nation (actually...

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At time of writing, over 100 countries and territories have implemented restrictions or outright bans on travelers from South Korea, which appears...

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A holiday in Iran

The world is a scary place. That's what I keep hearing anyway, and right now, the omnipresent threat to my personal safety, freedom, employment,...

‘This Isn’t Happening’. Prostitution in Korea. Does it actually exist?

A young Korean friend asked for a little help with a short essay he had written for his university English class. We chatted over...

The World’s Worst Mass Murderers

By this title I don't mean of course to speak of people who decided for whatever reason to go on a killing spree but...

Christmas in Oman

It may not shock to hear that life in the Middle east is a touch different to that in the west. We all know...

I had a White People Problem in Africa

I finally stepped out of the airport, breathed the fresh air and looked up at big, blue African skies. Three seconds later I lowered my gaze and...

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