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Volunteers sought for Canada Day

Volunteers are needed to help out on Canada Day in Seoul. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Korea (CanCham) is seeking about 20 passionate Canadians to help it celebrate the event. Assistance is n...

Updated : 2012.06.20 19:54

World Refugee Day marked in Seoul

Participants in the World Refugee Day events in Seoul on Saturday pose for a picture during the celebrations. (Refugee Support Network of Korea) More than 10 refugee rights groups joined up on Satur...

Updated : 2012.06.20 19:54

Shantytown cleanup by expat volunteers

Volunteers are to visit a Korean shantytown this weekend to clear up trash. Mannam International Volunteers will visit Guryong in southern Seoul to clean up trash in the village and near the river on...

Updated : 2012.06.20 19:53

Marathon effort for education

Guatemalan student in Korea is running to help kids back home Kyung Hee University student Bremelin Romero has always seen education as the key to success, and now she’s set to run the Stockholm Ma...

Updated : 2012.06.20 19:52

Musicians in tune for CLASH charity event

More than 15 artists are set to perform at a charity music night in Seoul this Saturday. The “CLASH” event ― with the tagline “Two worlds collide for the greater good” ― aims to bring together...

Updated : 2012.06.20 19:51

‘Lost neutrons may have wandered off to parallel universe’

(123rf) The anomalous disappearance of neutrons may be explained by their mirror particles in a parallel universe, Italian theoretical physicists claimed. Past experiments showed that the loss rate...

Updated : 2012.06.17 11:01

North Korean refugee to share her lifestory

Pukyong National University will host a presentation on Saturday by a North Korean refugee about her life. The presenter, who was a market trader in the North and arrived here recently, will talk ab...

Updated : 2012.06.13 22:12

Seoul celebrations for Refugee Day

A day of events will be held in Seoul on Saturday to raise awareness of the plight of refugees both in Korea and worldwide. The Refugee NGOs’ Network, which consists of some 10 organizations workin...

Updated : 2012.06.13 20:15

Gwangju rights academy invites attendees

Human rights activists enjoy participating in last year’s May 18 Academy. (May 18 Memorial Foundation) Applications are now open for a human rights academy program to be held in Korea this summer. ...

Updated : 2012.06.13 20:15

Canadians to teach N.K. students

Canadian volunteers are being invited to join a program to help North Korean defectors this summer. The Canadian Embassy is hosting the Inside Canada Defector Program to give English teachers the ch...

Updated : 2012.06.13 20:14

English tutors sought for N.K. defectors

A charity is seeking English-speaking expats to become personal tutors for North Korean refugees. People for Successful Corean Reunification currently has 144 students in need of private teachers. ...

Updated : 2012.06.13 20:14

Sport to support Kenyan kids

Expats from around Korea will meet up for a sports tournament in Yeosu, South Jeolla Province, this month to benefit African children. The 12-team futsal contest has been organized to raise money fo...

Updated : 2012.06.13 20:14

Finland seeks secrets of Korea’s education success

Finland and Korea are both lauded for producing some of the world’s highest-performing students, but their education systems produce results by very different means. Korean kids endure long school ...

Updated : 2012.06.10 19:08

Multiculturalism on Korea-Oz agenda

Experts from Korea and Oz were set to discuss multiculturalism in the two countries Thursday. The 2012 Australia-Korea Multiculturalism Symposium is being held in Seoul, with a special focus on the ...

Updated : 2012.06.06 19:15

Women’s solidarity workshop in Seoul

A free workshop on prostitution around U.S. military bases in Korea is being held by a women’s solidarity group on Saturday. The featured speaker at “U.S. Military Camptown Prostitution in Korea: 19...

Updated : 2012.06.06 19:15