Letter from Seoul

Missile threats, scandals and becoming an accidental TV star: Reflections on 8 years in S. Korea

ST South Korea correspondent Chang May Choon with her family, who appeared in reality show Let's Eat Dinner Together in 2018, flanked by actor Yoo Byung-jae (left) and TV host Kang Ho-dong. ST PHOTO: CHANG MAY CHOON
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SEOUL – One recent morning when sirens started wailing and a “wartime alert” popped up on our mobile phones telling us to get ready to evacuate, my daughter jumped out of bed to get dressed while I rushed to the window and stuck my head out.

All was quiet outside at 6.45am, with nary a person on the street.

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