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Emcees to raise cash for Korean kids

Iron Mic will host a benefit gig for underprivileged and disabled children in Seoul’s Itaewon area on Saturday. The event at Genie Ultra Lounge will start at 10 p.m. with an emcee battle, cypher, pe...

Updated : 2012.06.06 19:15

Samoan Independence celebration for charity

The Samoan community in Korea is preparing to celebrate its golden jubilee, commemorating 50 years of the country’s independence with a charity event in Seoul. Guests are invited to dress in their ...

Updated : 2012.06.06 19:14

Expats step up to help nuns connect with runaway teens

It was an unusual evening gathering in Seoul’s Gangdong-gu. Several nuns met up with a Korean investment banker, some foreign professionals and English teachers to spend four hours outside a mall at...

Updated : 2012.06.06 19:14

Donors help cancer-hit teacher back to U.S.

‘Tyler Fund’ raises more than $11,000 for teacher’s treatment back home Donors have rallied to raise a massive sum to help a Yeosu-based English teacher return to his native U.S. for cancer treat...

Updated : 2012.06.06 19:13

Children carry buckets of love for water charity

Kids take part in a water charity event attended by Swedish skier Anja Parson at the Swedish pavilion at the Yeosu Expo on Sunday. (Swedish pavilion) Swedish skiing icon Anja Parson visited the Yeos...

Updated : 2012.05.30 19:59

Drawing contest held for autistic kids

Dutch Ambassador Paul Menkveld presents the award and prize to the winner of the 2012 EKF’s 3rd Autistic Children’s Drawing Contest, Kim Min-seo, on May 26. (EKF) The Autistic Children’s Drawing ...

Updated : 2012.05.30 19:58

Gay pride parade on Saturday

A gay rights parade is to be held in Seoul on Saturday. Organizers are expecting thousands of people to attend the Korea Queer Love Festival at Hanbit Media Park, near Cheonggyecheon in central Seoul...

Updated : 2012.05.30 19:58

Angels to ride again for Daejeon charities

A charity motorbike ride is to be held on Saturday to raise cash for underprivileged children. The Daejeon Riders and events magazine Daejeon Access have organized the charity Angel Ride for the pas...

Updated : 2012.05.30 19:58

Students get environmental scholarships

WeLoveU Foundation grants scholarships to encourage green campaigns The International WeLoveU Foundation awarded scholarships to students from six different nations on May 23 to encourage environmen...

Updated : 2012.05.30 19:57

Spain honors ‘piano-playing ambassador’

Alfonso Gomez performs to honor former Spanish Ambassador Delfin Colome at a concert in Seoul on May 23. (Spanish Embassy) The Spanish Embassy has held a piano recital to honor the memory of Delfin ...

Updated : 2012.05.27 19:53

Daegu charity seeks new volunteers

A Daegu-based charity group is seeking new volunteers to help with its work in and around the city. People can sign up for Daegu’s Time to Give database to take part in volunteering opportunities th...

Updated : 2012.05.23 20:09

Additional date for Seoul charity hunt

A second charity scavenger hunt is to be held in Seoul this summer, due to popular demand. The first Little Travellers Photo Scavenger Hunt of the year is being held on June 2, but an additional even...

Updated : 2012.05.23 20:09

Birthday gifts to give kids a lift

Volunteers are set to visit an orphanage in Eumseong, North Gyeongsang Province, to give out presents and play with children on Saturday. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. with registered par...

Updated : 2012.05.23 20:09

German community donates to single moms

KUMFA representative Mok Young-hwa (second from left) speaks to attendees at the summer festival at the German school in Yongsan on May 19 after receiving their donation. The German-speaking Catholi...

Updated : 2012.05.23 20:08

Human rights laureate tells school kids about his work

A Catholic priest awarded the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights has met with Korean schoolkids to talk about his message of spreading “true democracy” in Korean society. Father Mun Jeong-hyeon, who b...

Updated : 2012.05.23 20:08