taiwan or south korea?

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taiwan or south korea?

Postby akikaki1 » 30 Apr 2012, 09:30

lets say I'm interested in the techonogly field. Between Taiwan and south Korea where would empolyment, salary to price of living ratio in this field be better in?

But its more then just money, how do people's friendliness differ?

How are the girls between them?

Hows the standard of living?

Which would I experinece less discrimination in being white?
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Re: taiwan or south korea?

Postby Deuce Dropper » 30 Apr 2012, 12:24

Pick a side, then flip a coin. When it's in the air you'll know which one you want.

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Re: taiwan or south korea?

Postby akikaki1 » 30 Apr 2012, 12:40

Deuce Dropper wrote:Pick a side, then flip a coin. When it's in the air you'll know which one you want.


never thought about that before..


when it was in the air i picked Taiwan...

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but would i ever get a job more then engrish teacher pay? technology(im also interested in finance) it seems their well always be local serfs doing it for 3x cheaper
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Re: taiwan or south korea?

Postby Zla'od » 30 Apr 2012, 12:41

You would experience less discrimination in Taiwan. Korea has a strain of nationalism that just doesn't exist here (or at least, neither of the two main competing forms of nationalism are directed against us), and foreigners are always getting into fights over there.

On the other hand, unlike Taiwan, Korea might give you citizenship after a few years (without making you renounce your previous citizenship).

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Re: taiwan or south korea?

Postby tommy525 » 30 Apr 2012, 13:09

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/as ... -calls.htm

Interesting. Both TAiwan and Korea are GOLD MEDALISTS
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Re: taiwan or south korea?

Postby akikaki1 » 30 Apr 2012, 13:37

tommy525 wrote:http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia/korea/2012/04/28/339334/Expert-calls.htm

Interesting. Both TAiwan and Korea are GOLD MEDALISTS


no surprise, taiwan sandard of living is higher then japan I believe in terms of GDP-PPP.Korea in catching up in that aspect but I think GDP-PPP is still projected for taiwan to increase at a faster rate. But.. im worried about the job market. Would i ever be able to find a job that pays better then being a engrish teacher? korea in terms of technology seems to have bigger job market (altho im also interested in finance if anyone can enlighten me for the situation for finance in the 'wan)

if I had to chose between quality of life, entertainment, and most liveable factor I'd say taiwan in a heartbeat.

But i couldn't imagine just teaching english until i rot.
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Re: taiwan or south korea?

Postby tommy525 » 30 Apr 2012, 13:56

HOnestly I think everyone considering TAiwan and Korea in the same vein should definitely do Korea First.

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Re: taiwan or south korea?

Postby Rabidpie » 30 Apr 2012, 15:56

Both are excellent countries OP, you can't go wrong with either.

Korea is more tiring but more fun.

Taiwan is just really really nice place to live.

Both are fantastic countries.
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Postby ksidnas » 02 Jul 2012, 09:09

I've just come back from visiting Seoul. It is definitely more than a bit more expensive than it is here. But then, the pay is usually double or more than what it is in Taiwan (office jobs [9am-9pm]). Since coming back, I have been seriously thinking about moving there, even if I do not speak or understand 99% of the language.
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