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Big Korean meetup tonight, Articles, and Video

From: Paul
Sent on: Saturday, November 22, 2008 3:47 PM
Hello / Annyong!

Welcome to the new members of the group, and hope to see you at a meetup.

Tonight's Annandale Saturday Night - Il Mee has 10+ people going. Thanks to Casey for helping to make it a bigger event!

If you get there late, it's okay... we'll probably sit down at 6:45pm.

One item we won't be munching on are silkworms (peondegi)... see last article below.


News & Articles

- The South Korean Won, if you haven't seen the news, has dipped to 1500 for one US dollar. This means that people in S. Korea have to pay 50% more for US dollars than a few months ago, when you only got 950 or 1000 won for one dollar.
* Yahoo Currency Exchange page for Won / Dollar
* Articles: Bloomberg 11/22/08 - Asian Currencies, and also in the Financial Times (yen)

- Phenomenal Pop Wunderkind BoA Brings Brand New Single To USA

- Here's a K-pop video interview of Big Bang

- Korea from the heart (Hong Kong) - Diverse works by 10 Korean contemporary artists are now on display.

- Silkworms: an environmentally friendly delicacy? - Guardian, UK


Replies to this email will go to the entire group.

But, if you have questions, or ideas for future meetups, you can let me know by going to this page - click here.


Have a great weekend,

Paul




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