Challenges for mixed couples adopting and residing in Korea.

While it’s getting more difficult for the international community to adopt from Korea, it’s even harder for mixed couples residing here. The Korea Times shared a story about the hardships of adoption faced by an American husband and Korean wife couple living in Gyeonggi Province.

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China’s Lenovo a direct threat to Korean Android phones.

SmartphoneThe global Android phone market continues to bloat with Lenovo’s purchase of Motorola from Google. China’s Lenovo, is quickly becoming a direct competitor to LG and Samsung. With the purchase of Motorola mobile, Lenovo becomes the third largest global smartphone maker, pushing LG to fourth place.

Lenovo’s purchase of Motorola from Google set them back $2.91-billion. Seems that Google had purchased Motorola simply to retain their phone patents. Interesting timing as Google recently announced a cross-licensing agreement with Samsung for 10-years.

Easy to Learn Korean 924 – Being a Tourist in Korea (Part Two)

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Competitive cultural promotion

Things are heating up in Asia as China and Japan attempt to steal some of the sunshine that Korea is currently enjoying from the world. Governments are trying to brand their countries as fun and cool and going so far as to put limits on the import of Korean TV dramas to better compete.