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Davaoeña helps shape a new Korea

JASMINE Lee made history as the first Filipino-Korean elected to South Korea’s National Assembly last April. Facebook profile photo

Jasmine Lee realizes just how Korean she’s become when she breaks out in the language, forgetting that her Filipino mother on the other end of the phone can’t understand her. But she is reminded of the limits of assimilation when Koreans, impressed by her fluency, comment: “You sound more Korean than Koreans do.”

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »