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KOTRA runs international students’ job fair

The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency is running a job fair for international students in October.The fair invites foreign students, postgraduate degree holders and graduates with at least a year of work experience in Korea to meet prospective employers at the event. These requiremen...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:27

Free business consultation on tax, customs

The Yeouido and Gangnam Global Business Centers will be running free consultation sessions this month on tax and customs clearance issues.A session at the Gangnam Global Business Center on Thursday will give advice on customs and clearance procedures, while a session on Sept. 18 will be on...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:27

Gwangju to offer culture tour to Damyang

Gwangju International Center is running a culture tour to Damyang, South Jeolla Province, this month.The town, just outside Gwangju, is famous for bamboo, and the first stop will be to the Korea Bamboo Museum, which has information about the plant and examples of fine bamboo crafts. Visito...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:27

In the workplace, probation doesn’t mean no protection

In this column we will be discussing a labor case. Although labor disputes are very common in Korea, the sums are often very small, so hiring an attorney or labor counselor is not always worthwhile. Sometimes, however, it can be beneficial to hire someone, particularly for employees who ha...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:27

CMC Chorale welcomes fall with ‘Pops’ concert

The Camarata Music Company Chamber Singers will hold its “Camarata Pops” concert this month to usher in autumn with some easy listening. The concert will be packed with choral arrangements of famili...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:26

Grand Hilton Seoul offers fall retreat package

The Grand Hilton Seoul is presenting fall accommodation packages available from Sept. 6 to Nov. 30. The “Autumn in Hilton I” package includes a one-night stay at a deluxe room and breakfast for two....

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:12

Ice Bucket Challenge raises W700m in Korea

Park Seung-il. (Seungil Hope Foundation/Yonhap)The viral fund-raising campaign the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised over 700 million won ($689,500) in contributions to Seungil Hope Foundation, esta...

Updated : 2014.09.01 20:20

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa -- once more of it can be made.The monkeys were given the drug, ZMapp, three to five days after they were i...

Updated : 2014.08.30 11:21

‘This is where my life is’

The weather outside on this early August day is humid, the drizzling rain adding to the uncomfortable stickiness. Stepping inside the small office of Brother Anthony of Taize is like being transported...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:35

Calendar

Pop music“Let’s Rock Festival”: The upcoming “Let’s Rock Festival” is gearing up to feature some of the country’s most notable indie bands in a two-day outdoor rock fest. The festival will incl...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:29

Feds propose ban on rope-swinging from Utah arches

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ― Federal officials have proposed a two-year ban on rope-swinging from iconic Utah arches and other high-flying activities at two popular landmarks that have led to deaths and injuries witnessed by visitors flocking to the sites for peaceful reflection.The Bureau of La...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:10

Train trips take you into heart of West Virginia

For a taste of the golden age of train travel, when passengers enjoyed a relaxing meal and beautiful scenery on their way from Point A to Point B, hop on board a train operated by West Virginia Mounta...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:10

Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class tickets

DUBLIN (AP) ― European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times.Marketed under the slogan “Your boss will approve,” the new ticket reverses some of the airline’s more reviled policies for fee-da...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:05

Cultural niche carved out on Canada’s west coast

Tourists to British Columbia’s most-visited sites ― Stanley Park in Vancouver and the Parliament Buildings in Victoria ― are bound to notice carved poles with stylized creatures, one on top of the ...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:05

Wallet-friendly ‘hansik’ at Uigitu Haap

Haap owner-chef Sin Yong-il, who had been crafting Korean rice cakes and pastries for over three years, knew he would eventually branch out from desserts. “I wanted to have a casual Korean eatery for...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:00