The statue of peace: the painful past of Japanese sexual violence in Korea If you go to Seoul, you might see a lonely statue of a girl with butterfly wings. Cleo has learnt how this statue serves as a valuable reminder of a traumatic episode of Korean history which continues to affect relations between South […]
Korea Move: Korean Politicians and the 2022 Presidential Election In another instalment of her recurring segment, Korea Move, Cleo covers the politics of South Korea and talks about the promises made during the recent presidential election that threw out Moon Jae-in The 20th President of South Korea will take office in May, following a March […]
Korea Move: A Search for Seoul Food Cleo Gravett scours Seoul for a little culinary adventure and finds the foodstuff which keeps South Korea on the move. In every national cuisine, there’s a quiet hero. Reliable, prolific, delicious. In England, it may be the bag of chips, or the tasty, flaky pie. In France, it […]
Korea Move: Problem Seoul-ving Cleo Gravett grapples with the newfound surprises of life in South Korea as an international student. Learning the lingo and dealing with differences of teaching styles prove to be a challenge Cleo takes in her stride. Midterms have mostly finished on the campus of Ewha Womans University and students across the […]
Korea Move: Flying Seoul-o Cleo Gravett discusses the process of applying to study abroad and of the beginning of their study abroad experience in Seoul. It is a chilly morning in January 2021, and I am at home in Kent in the never-ending yuletide lockdown limbo. The air in my house is heavy — we […]
Foreign Correspondent in South Korea, Milana Nikolova, asks Korean students what they think of the rise of Korean culture and what this means for their country
Foreign Correspondent in Korea, Milana Nikolova, explains the coronavirus situation in Korea and the implications for the Chinese population.
Foreign Correspondent in South Korea, Milana Nikolova, unpicks the stereotype of the “hard-working” Korean student through her experiences studying at a Korean university.
Foreign Correspondent in South Korea, Milana Nikolova, explains how Christmas is celebrated in her host country and why it is a change from a typical European Christmas.
A new year of sport: the finest live drama. Whilst 2018 may be best known for being a World Cup year, with football’s grandest event taking place in Russia this summer, it is also an Olympic year. The 23rd Winter Olympics takes place in Pyeongchang – not to be confused with North Korean capital Pyongyang […]