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Kitchen goods for sale

Busan Classifieds - Sat, 2019-02-16 17:13
  • Kitchen utensils: ₩500 each. 1 @ ladle, 1 @ serving spoon, 1 @ pot lifter, 1 @ scissors, 1 @ cheese cutter, 1 @ wooden pastry roller, 1 @ serving fork. OK to pick and choose from what is available (do not have to be sold as a set).
  • *SALE PENDING* Kitchen utensils: ₩500 each. 3 @ wooden spoons. 
  • Metal steamer insert, lg size: ₩2,000.  base is 17cm diameter; opens to 30cm diameter.
  • Metal bowl for cold food dishes: ₩500. 18cm diameter. One only.
  • Ceramic serving bowl with flower pattern: ₩1,000. 23cm diameter.
  • Green plastic mixing bowl: ₩1,000. 26cm diameter, 11cm deep.
  • White plastic collander: ₩1,000. 27cm diameter, 7cm deep.
  • Blue plastic serving bowl: ₩500. 29cm diameter, 6cm deep.
  • Small plastic funnel: ₩500. 8.5cm diameter.
  • Medium plastic funnel: ₩1,000. 15cm diameter.
  • 4L glass jug: ₩3,000. Perfect for making punch or Sangria for parties!
  • *SALE PENDING* Small magnetic broom set, perfect for cleaning up dry spills in the kitchen: ₩500. Broom width 7cm. Magnet allows you to store it on the side of your refrigerator.
  • *SALE PENDING* Glass vinegar jar: ₩500. 17cm tall.
  • *SALE PENDING* Glass oil jar: ₩500. 30cm tall.
  • Starbucks glass & metal coffee bean tin, red: ₩3,000. 22cm high x 10cm diameter
  • Sushi rolling mat: ₩500. Used only once. (not pictured below; still in original packaging)

English literature teachers start on May and June

Busan Jobs - Sat, 2019-02-16 13:24

Hello, my name is Yun, I am the CEO and top recruiter for Independent Start Korea Inc. ( ISK ). We are a legally registered recruiting company in South Korea.

For more details feel free to check our webs>> http://www.istartkorea.com

To make the process a lot faster, I would like to have some questions for you. So please answer those and send me your resume and pictures to info@istartkorea.com

* What visa documents do you have in your hand? or current visa?

* What is your preferred location, starting date and student's group?

* What is your current salary and preferable salary?

* Can you tell me the current city, DOB and Nationality?

* What is your main concern when you choose a school?

* Do you have a reference letter or contact number you could offer?

* When are you available for Skype, the phone even visiting interview?

* I would like to have couple clear color face and full-length pictures, if you don't mind. Several pictures would be nice.

* What positions do you want to apply? You can see job openings below.


< Seoul 0 : Gangnam !! >

*Vacancy : > Six positions (Female, Male)

*Starting Date :  

Four teachers start on May 13th. One teacher starts on May 27th.

One teacher starts on June 13th.

*Locations : 

On May 13th / three positions are Nearby Deachi station and one position is Seocho.

On May 27th / one position is Nearby Deachi station.

On June 13th / one position is Nearby Seocho.

*Salary : 2.2~2.3 M won (Negotiable)

*Schedules: 3 ~ 9 pm

*Students: elementary and Middle school

*No. Native English teachers: 10

*Housing : Furnished single (walking distance from school) or housing allowance 500.000 won/ month

*Benefits : Health insurance (50/50), National pension (Yes), round airfare , Severance pay, 10 days paid vacation.

*This school is focus on English writing after reading English literature also debating.

* Education, English or English literature major will be preferred.

(A person like to read English literature will be very good fit with this job.)

* British, Australian, American, Canadian teacher will be preferred.


Thank you so much

I am looking forward to working with you,


ISK Director



Skype ID: goworldyun

Tell:  82-70-8129-2201

Mobile:  82-10-8271-2200

Website: www.istartkorea.com

Email: info@istartkorea.com


Does the school pay monthly contributions into a Pension Plan? :  Yes Are you a licensed recruiter? :  Yes

Weekend Work

Busan Classifieds - Sat, 2019-02-16 13:13


I've been teaching in Busan for more than 10 years.

British, male, reliable and entertaining teacher looking

for weekend work.

Have experience teaching all ages and can easily adapt 

to new work places and schedules.

If you are interested in working together get in touch.

I look forward to hearing from you!


Holi Hai 2019 Looking For Event Staff.

Busan Classifieds - Sat, 2019-02-16 13:13

Looking for 1 Experienced Emcee (10 A.M~3P.M) // 50 Volunteer (9a.m~3p.m) // one Experienced DJ (10A.M~3P.M) .

Please send your resume - admin@holihai.org


Welcome to the happiest festival in Korea ! Holi Hai, also known as the Festival of Colors, celebrates the coming of spring, the joy of friendship, and equality for all. All nationalities and ethnicities are encouraged to participate! Make sure to wear white because this party gets colorful. The colored powders used in Holi represent happiness, love, and the freedom to live vibrantly. Take the opportunity to cover yourself and your friends in colorful powders and dance your heart out. Enjoy bollywood music and an afternoon of messy, free fun!

Register at : www.holihai.org

Event Location : Miryang Gang Riverside, Opposite Yeongnamnu Pavilion, Miryang City
Schedule : 24-Mar-2019, Sunday

장소 :경남 밀양시 삼문동 1-1, 밀양강둔치 
일자: 2019년 3월 24일 일요일


New Life in Busan

Busan Classifieds - Sat, 2019-02-16 13:13

Hello everyone and a belated happy lunar new year.

Hopefully this type of post is permitted.

I've moved to Busan to live with my wife and I am currently looking for new friends and work to keep myself occupied. My nationality is Australian, I have the F6 spouse visa and I live near Centum City.  If anyone knows through word of mouth of any work available for foreigners (doesn't have to be teaching) I'm interested. I'm willing to travel almost anywhere in Busan.

Thanks for reading and have a great day.


--- Mike


The South Korean Right in the Wilderness, part 2: Models for a Reformed Liberty Korea Party

Recent Blog Posts - Sat, 2019-02-16 12:52

This is a re-post of an op-ed I recently wrote for the Dong-A Daily newspaper. It is follow-up to my post from two weeks ago on the future of the South Korean conservative party.

The post of two weeks ago was a diagnosis of the Liberty Korea Party’s (LKP) ills. I argued that post-Park Geun Hye, the LKP had no real ideology or platform beyond old-style anti-communism. Its devotion to the chaebol is passé and reeks of corruption, and extolling Korea, Inc. yet again is just not enough when issues like terrible air quality, spiraling consumer debt, and ‘Hell Joseon’ are the issues on voters’ minds.

So in this op-ed, I look at some possible models for the LKP to follow as it comes back from the wilderness. The one which strikes me as most likely, unfortunately, is a Trumpist-populist turn. The LKP presidential candidate of 2017 already test-drove this idea, calling himself the ‘Donald Trump of Korea.’ Other models either culturally don’t fit well, like a Christian conservative party, or represent no real change, like copying the LDP of Japan.

Maybe we’ll get lucky and the LKP will come back as pro-market, pro-globlization party ready to open South Korea’s economy and support better corporate governance. But I doubt it. The Trumpian path of racism, damning immigrants and out-groups, and plutocracy is so much easier. The extremely harsh backlash to the Yemenis in Jeju suggests this would be a fruitful path to follow. Too bad…

The full essay follows the jump…



In this space last month, I argued that the Liberty Korea Party is facing an existential crisis. The LKP is now in what American political science calls the ‘wilderness’ – where a party out of power wanders in exile for a few years to reconstruct itself after a major defeat in order to become competitive again. The question is: how the LKP will come back? Will a post-Park Geun-Hye LKP speak to South Korea’s current domestic priorities, and not its own internal obsessions?

The LKP’s last occupant of the presidency was impeached for a staggering corruption scandal, which many party voters disturbingly continue to insist was actually a communist plot. The party then got trounced in the 2017 presidential elections, and then trounced again in the 2018 local elections. Its ideology of mccarthyite anticommunism and pro-chaebol statist developmentalism is tired and has little appeal to younger and female voters.

On a host of major issues facing South Korea, the South Korean right today has little to say or is simply reactionary. South Korea needs creative thinking on issues such as:

– ‘Hell Chosun’: I see this problem regularly among the students I have taught for more than a decade at Pusan National University. Many pine to attend a school in Seoul simply for prestige. Many wish to live, work, or attend school overseas. Everyone is obsessed with working for a chaebol, Samsung above all, again because of the prestige. Those whose families do not have the resources for hagwons and tutors suffer. South Korea’s intense stratification is brutal and far too humiliating for the less well-off.

– Skyrocketing household debt: A speculative real estate market here punishes the poor and lower middle class without the resources to rent or buy. Practically everyone is in debt now because of real estate and extraordinarily high consumer prices. Seeing Costcos in Korea flooded with Koreans all the time is revelatory about just how expensive South Korea is for consumers.

– Appalling air quality: The usual excuse is that the dust comes from China, but we know now that that is not true, that much of it is home-grown from the use of coal and LNG. Everyone talks about this, but the problem has gotten much worse in my time in South Korea.

– Crashing birth rate: South Koreans are not replacing themselves. Fertility is now below one live birth per female. South Korea will start to contract demographically in less than five years. Some contraction of birth rates under modernization is typical, but South Korea’s contraction has been extreme. The government’s response has been tepid – controversial, under-resourced natalist programs; tepid multiculturalism; and vague hopes for unification with higher fertility North Koreans.

This is just a partial list of concerns which strike me as the most important domestic issues here. But one might include other obvious concerns, such as: traffic and pedestrian safety, cleaner streets, corruption, family leave, pregnancy and labor market participation, relations with Japan, the world’s highest rate of alcohol consumption, corporate governance reform, the treatment of minorities such as immigrants or homosexuals, and so on.

In short, South Korea faces some pretty serious domestic issues where a normal political party would make interesting or at least relevant policy proposals. And to the credit of the South Korean left, its parties have floated various ideas about these concerns over the years. Park Won-Soon, the mayor of Seoul, for example, has prioritized these sorts of lifestyle issues, including outreach to minorities and the less well-off. Moon Jae-In has at least rhetorically recognized the need to discipline the chaebol and reduce corruption.

Here is where the South Korean right needs return from its exile with something interesting to say. How would it win over the votes of my students with limited resources who want to find dignity and social mobility in a stratified society? How will it speak to young women who would like to have children without losing the jobs they fought so hard to achieve in a patriarchal society?

Looking at other democracies, I see four possible models for a conservative party:

1. A libertarian, pro-market, pro-globalization party. The best examples here are the post-Ronald Reagan/pre-Donald Trump Republican party in the United States, and the Free Democratic Party in Germany. The LKP would return from the wilderness as a classical liberal, low tax/low regulation party determined to free up the South Korean economy from heavy hand of South Korea’s state-led development.

Unfortunately, this model has limited appeal. Voters like the social safety net, the state’s provision of services, and progressive taxation. The FDP has always been a minor party in Germany, and the American Republicans have often had to cover their pro-corporate agenda with more populist policy proposals.

2. A religious party. Politically active Christians in the West have organized themselves politically for two centuries, and certainly South Korea’s Protestant groups are both politically engaged and reliable conservative voters. But South Korea is religiously quite diverse, with many Buddhists and non-religious voters. There are probably not enough conservative religious voters for this strategy, and politicizing religion would increase sectarianism in South Korea, as Protestants, Catholics, and Buddhists sought to capture the party’s agenda.

3. Tepid Christian democracy. European postwar conservatives organized themselves around the church after fascism had discredited nationalism. This Christian democratic strand dissolved into a general patriotism, traditionalism, and anticommunism. The current LKP is somewhat like this, although it is more akin to the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan than Christian democracy in Europe. However, this vague, backward-looking conservatism is losing out to the new populist/Trumpist model.

4. Populism/Trumpism. The excitement on the global right today is around populist parties, most obviously Trump’s remaking of the Republican party. But the Brexiteers, and the National Front in France, are also well-known models, while Brazil and the Philippines have ‘Trumpist’ presidents too.

The LKP has already flirted with this model. Hong Joon-Pyo, the LKP 2017 presidential candidate, marketed himself as the ‘Donald Trump of Korea.’ There is definitely some overlap. Trump and the European populists emphasize nationalism, mercantilism, xenophobia, sovereignty, hostility to Islam, and so on. All of this would have obvious appeal to South Korean conservative voters. The sharp xenophobic response to the 550 Muslim refugees on Jeju in 2018 suggests Trumpist populism might work here.

The downside is pretty obvious though. Trump, the Brexiteers, the National Front, and the other populists are either openly racist and obviously flirting with racism. Most have authoritarian and gangsterish instincts. All have disturbing relations with Russia. Populist policy solutions tend to be pretty short-sighted – trade barriers, reduced immigration, looser money. For an export dependent economy like South Korea’s, which fought hard to free itself from both authoritarianism and corporate corruption, the Trump path would represent a step backward.

These strike me as the four most obvious paths for an LKP reconstruction. None of them fit Korean circumstances exceptionally well, but if the LKP wants to start winning again, it needs to start thinking how it might address the many pressing issues discussed above.

Robert E Kelly
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science & Diplomacy
Pusan National University



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Leather shoes NEW !

Busan Classifieds - Sat, 2019-02-16 09:13

New in box mens/womens new leather shoes with velcro straps,2 pairs white 2 pairs black, size 8 & half US. 

2 pair of leather gloves medium size.

2 pair of fur lined leather shoes black


Will accept reasonable offer for all.

Reason for selling wrong size.

What is 야민정음? | Korean Language Trends Ep. 2

Recent Blog Posts - Sat, 2019-02-16 03:44

Does anyone remember "1337?" How about "h4x0r," "pwn," or even words like "n00b?" These are all examples of what's called "leet speak" in English, and this type of writing has existed for as long as the internet's been around. Fortunately (for me being able to understand), it's only limited to the internet, but in Korea some of their "leet speak" (called 야민정음) has been getting more popular in actual spoken Korean, so I wanted to make this video to show some of those examples.

Although it's not likely you'd ever encounter someone speaking "8kㅗㅜㅏ" to mean "양파" (take a moment to figure that one out... it gave me a headache), you might come across people using 롬곡, 커엽다, 댕댕이, and many others these days. Here's a video explaining this recent phenomenon called 야민정음.

The post What is 야민정음? | Korean Language Trends Ep. 2 appeared first on Learn Korean with GO! Billy Korean.

PS3 with 2 controllers & games ₩75,000

Busan Classifieds - Fri, 2019-02-15 21:13

Korean PS3 with 2 controllers and 8 games including GTA V and The Last of Us.

Moving sale - Plastic Cabinet/Microwave/Heater/Fan/Blankets

Busan Classifieds - Fri, 2019-02-15 15:13

Item 1: SK Magic Microwave -  (25,000 won)


Item 2: Viska Halogen Heater  - (20,000 won)

-Opened only to check condition of item - this Halogen Heater also has a wide rotation range


Item 3: Remote Control Room Circulation Fan - (20,000 won)

- This fan is multi-directional and can rotate from side to side as well as up and down and can be controlled with a remote


Item 4: Blankets - (5000 won each)

- I only used them once for guests - They can cover a regular sized adult - I don't know the exact measurements - the blue one is sold but I have a couple of pink ones left


Item 5: Bar Keeper's Friend - (3000 won each) 

- This is a popular cleaning powder from the United States - Good for cleaning metal items 


Item 6: Small/Medium Size Plastic Cabinet - (5000 won) 

- Four drawer small/medium sized cabinet to organize smaller items


★English Native Speaker for Kinder~Elementary.(near Gwang-an,Busan)/Full or part

Busan Jobs - Fri, 2019-02-15 14:14
Hello. This is the English kids club located in Namcheon-dong (near Gwang-an) at Busan.  We are looking for a native teacher to teach English age 4 ~ 7 to Elementary students at afternoon time.  we welcome any candidates who to be a kid-lover. Since you'll be teaching mostly preschoolers(or elementary kids),we expect you to be experienced in teaching this age group. We also will respect your teaching style. We believe a best way to nurture interest in English is not by reading textbook but by playful activities.   ◆ Working hours  - 5 days a week (Mon-Fri) 1) full time(most preferred) -  10:00~18:00 (lunch included)2) Part time - 10:15~13:15  / 15:00~18:00 / 13:00~18:00 - Starting date : 2nd, March (28th, Feb should be come to our orientation) - Accommodation not be provided.   ◆ Salary Conditions 2,200,000 + won per month (full time)

* negotiable (depends on your experience)

  ◆ Vacation - summer, winter vacation (5days, 5days total 10days) - Sat, Sun, National holidays  - No working    If you are interested in the position, plz send us your resume first(make sure your photo and phone#, type of visa included ASAP. Email address : shichidanc@naver.com

Moving Sale (sofa, oven, coffee table....)

Busan Classifieds - Fri, 2019-02-15 09:13

I'm moving at the end of February and selling some furniture.

1.) Desk (10,000) - the top is detached so it seperates into 3 pieces. The surface on one of the desk drawer's sides peeled off.

2.) Bomann Oven (30,000) - comes with oven tray

3.) Grandfather chair (20,000)

4.) Glass door cabinet (20,000)

5.) Coffee table (25,000)

6.) Sofa (250,000)

Can help arrange a truck to help transport, but you'll need to pay the driver.

Pick-up nearby Oncheonjang subway station

If interested, send a message to 010 6644 47 five five


Pendant Light Fittings (3) price reduced

Busan Classifieds - Thu, 2019-02-14 23:13

3 identical light fittings each with ceiling fitting, black metal, open lattice cube style with led bulbs. All new, unused and boxed (only 1 shown). (Size approx 25cm cube)

10,000 Won each or 25,000 Won for all three

Yonsei textbooks for sale

Busan Classifieds - Thu, 2019-02-14 23:13

Yonsei University textbooks to learn Korean, levels 2 through 4 ~

Each book 15,000 won. All books for 60,000 won.

Pendant Light Fittings (3)

Busan Classifieds - Thu, 2019-02-14 19:13

3 identical light fittings each with ceiling fitting, black metal, open lattice cube style with led bulbs. All new, unused and boxed (only 1 shown). (Size approx 25cm cube)

15,000 Won each or 30,000 Won for all three

moving out sale: toothpaste, deodorant, otc med, BCAA

Busan Classifieds - Thu, 2019-02-14 19:13

10,000 per deoderant ( Secret womens deoderant and Axe mens antiperspirant, all unopened)
25,000 for the BCAA (strawberry coconut flavor, unopened, expires Nov 2019)
35,000 per toothpaste or cold medicine (all unopened)


How to Say ‘Street Food’ in Korean

Recent Blog Posts - Thu, 2019-02-14 16:00

Sometimes the munchies might hit you when you’re out and about with no chance to sit down and eat. In those situations, it’s great to be in a country that has a wide variety of street food available. That is, food that is sold from the side of the road. And Korean cities sure have plenty of it going on! It’s cheap, it gets done fast, and while it’s simple, it’s also surprisingly filling. You might even want to substitute a regular meal just to taste the different street foods available in areas like Myeongdong or Gangnam in Seoul!

To get you even more excited about getting a taste of Korean street food, right now you can learn how to say street food in Korean. That way, when you’re in Korea, you can combine many of your Korean skills into one and ask the locals where they recommend you try the street food!

Can't read Korean yet? Click here to learn for free in about 90 minutes!

‘Street Food’ in Korean

The word for how to say street food in Korean is 길거리 음식 (gilgeori eumsik). You may have already learned in our other lessons that the word 길거리 (gilgeori) means ‘street’ in Korean, while the word 음식 (eumsik) means ‘food’. So the word in Korean, just like in English, is formed by simply combining these two words into one.

If you’re excited to try all the wonderful Korean street food there is to offer, but don’t know where to begin then check out our picks for some of the best street food in Korea.

Associations for ‘Street Food’ in Korean

To remember the phrase 길거리 음식 we’ll create an association with a story in English. This will aide in recall when we need to remember it.

If you’ve read our guide for how to say ‘street’ in Korean then you’ll know our associations for 길 and 거리 are fish gills and goalie which we can use in this association. Imagine that the goalie is guarding some fish gill street food on the street.

For 음식 (food) we’ll use a phrase that sounds similar. It kind of sounds like I’m sick so we’ll go with that (associations don’t have to be exact, they just have to be easy enough that they help you remember the target word or phrase).

So if we make these two associations into a story we could get something like:

“I wanted to try Korean Street Food but the gill goalie kept fighting with me and now I’m sick.”

Creating a vivid image of this story (especially if it looks very ridiculous to you) will help you recall it even better since strange and unusual things are easier for our brains to remember.

What associations did you come up with? Let us know in the comments below!

A word of caution about Romanization

While it is possible for you to study the words in this article simply by reading their romanized versions, it will come in handy for you to be able to read Hangeul if you ever wish to come to Korea. Hangeul is the Korean alphabet, and not difficult to learn. In fact, you can learn it in just 90 minutes.

After you’ve familiarized yourself with Hangeul, life in Korea will suddenly seem so much easier and the country won’t appear so foreign for you. So, if you’re serious about learning Korean, why not learn Hangeul today?

Sample Sentences


한국에서는 다양한 길거리 음식이 있으세요? (hangugeseoneun dayanghan gilgeori eumsigi isseuseyo?)

Does Korea have diverse street food available?

한국에서는 어떤 길거리 음식을 있으세요? (hangugeseoneun eotteon gilgeori eumsigeul isseuseyo?)

What kind of street food does Korea have?


한국빼고 어느 나라에서는 다양한 길거리 음식 문화가 있을까요? (hangukppaego eoneu naraeseoneun dayanghan gilgeori eumsik munhwaga isseulkkayo?)

Excluding Korea, which countries have diverse street food cultures?

아직 전통적인 한국의 길거리 음식을 먹어 본 적 있어요? (ajik jeontongjeogin hangugui gilgeori eumsigeul meogeo bon jeok isseoyo?)

Have you tried traditional Korean street food yet?

서울 어디서 제일 맛있는 길거리 음식을 먹어 볼 수 있을까요? (seoul eodiseo jeil masinneun gilgeori eumsigeul meogeo bol su isseulkkayo?)

Where in Seoul can I have the most delicious street food?


어떤 길거리 음식을 제일 좋아해? (eotteon gilgeori eumsigeul jeil joahae? )

What is your favorite street food?

So what Korean street food will you try first? What’s your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

Want more Korean phrases? Click here for a complete list!

Photo Credit: BigStockPhoto

The post How to Say ‘Street Food’ in Korean appeared first on 90 Day Korean®.

Carry On Luggage for sale

Busan Classifieds - Thu, 2019-02-14 15:13

1 Skyline carry on size luggage, good condition except one wheel is slightly smaller and drags a little bit (see photos). Otherwise works well!
Can pick up at Deokcheon station
10,000 won

Weekend Work in Busan

Busan Classifieds - Thu, 2019-02-14 13:13

English teacher from the U.K. with over ten years experience teaching all ages is looking for weekend work in Busan.

I am reliable and hard working. I have been at my current job for nearly six years and I enjoy teaching English to students of all ages and levels.

If you are looking for someone to teach either on a Saturday or Sunday then don't hesitate to contact me using the 'EMail Contact Form' on this page and I can send you my resume. 

BMX Bike for Sale WTP

Busan Classifieds - Thu, 2019-02-14 13:13

Selling We The People (WTP) Justice BMX bike. Black, very clean and well taken care of. Salt pegs front and back. 250,000 won OBO. Near Minlak/Suyeoung Station. Will throw in chain lock. 

BMX bike run pretty expensive in Korea. Got this new for close to 680,000

Email caleblee@newphilly.cc



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