Choi Hyun Mi had never heard of Muhammad Ali. She knows him now. On Oct. 11, the 17-year-old became the World Boxing Association’s women’s featherweight champion.
She is called “The …
Posted by Bill Belew on November 28th, 2008 in Korea | 2 Comments
Hanging out at the Samsung LPGA World Championships I am privvy to a press conference with Ji-Yai Shin of Korea who leads the field after the first round.
Here is a transcript
MIKE SCANLAN: …
Posted by Bill Belew on October 3rd, 2008 in Korea | No Comments
The World's Most Expensive Cities List for expatriates is out.
Seoul came out on top, or bottom depending on your perspective, in Asia at number 7.
Tokyo fell to number 13.
Posted by Bill Belew on November 26th, 2007 in Korea | No Comments
For the first time in more than 50 years, North and South Korean trains crossed the military demarcation line.
North Korea had to push their train across…kind of the way the Indians did, maybe.
Posted by Bill Belew on May 17th, 2007 in Korea | No Comments
I am not sure crossing Han Solo would make someone a winner in a distant galaxy, but in Seoul, Korea it did.
Contestants – 14 men and four women, from eight different countries such as China, Ru…
Posted by Bill Belew on May 14th, 2007 in Korea | No Comments
North Korea is a clown regime. It amazes me that there are negotiations at all.
1. Why bother negotiating at all?
Let the regime go hungry. Seriously.
But, it's their leader, not the people who …
Posted by Bill Belew on March 20th, 2007 in Korea | No Comments
Myspace takes all comers, of which I am proudly NOT one.
Facebook is for college kids. I have an account, but don’t remember my login or password.
Friendster and Xanga is for twentysomethings an…
Posted by Bill Belew on August 21st, 2006 in Korea, Korea | No Comments
I have been waiting for this…not with baited breath, and I haven’t lost any sleep over it…but I have been anxiously waiting for South Korea’s Cyworld to make its debut in the U…
Posted by Bill Belew on August 20th, 2006 in Korea, Korea | No Comments