Steven Borowiec
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Is South Korea Ready for All Its International Students?

In August, Bernadette had dropped out of her summer classes and found herself repeatedly Googling ‘how to die painlessly.’ She was in her third year at Dongguk University in Seoul, far from her family and friends in her native Philippines. Having been in South Korea since 2014, she hadn’t

Daniel Corks
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"Damunhwa" Is No Multiculturalism: A Congolese Refugee Reflects on Life in South Korea

Meet Yiombi Thona, one of South Korea’s highest-profile refugees. He came to South Korea in 2002 after fleeing his native Congo under fear of arrest. As a member of the Congo intelligence service, he had leaked documents revealing government corruption and was in turn accused of trying to lead