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Migrant workers call for change at May Day rally

Migrant workers staged a rally in central Seoul on Sunday to call for improved working conditions.About 200 workers gathered in front of the Bosingak Bell next to Jonggak Station, demanding in particu...

Updated : 2016.05.04 18:38

Slide in number of registered foreign residents ends

The number of foreign residents ended four months of decline in March, according to Justice Ministry figures, but the population is still below its peak due mainly to a reduction in the number of young migrants.Widely reported statistics released last week by the ministry showed that the h...

Updated : 2016.05.04 18:36

Comics to vie in new monthly panel show

A new monthly show in Seoul will seek to pit comics’ wits against each other, as two teams of stand-ups from across the country compete to be the funniest.LOLympians will pitch three expat comedians on each side against each other to see who can be the funniest. The first round is “Mock ...

Updated : 2016.05.04 18:36

Migrants Arirang Music Festival gears up for 2016 contest

The Migrants Arirang Music Festival’s main singing competition has kicked into gear this year, opening its first round contests this month. MAMF is a nationwide singing competition for foreign residents run in three rounds: Regional heats, followed by national semifinals and finals.Entran...

Updated : 2016.05.04 18:36

More visitors allowed for night palace tour

The number of visitors allowed for the nighttime stroll at Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul will increase from the original 100 to 150 per session, the Cultural Heritage Administration announced Wednesda...

Updated : 2016.05.04 15:11

Beer galore for the long weekend

A five-day outdoor beer festival took off Wednesday at Coex Mall, Gangnam, heralding the beginning of a rare long-weekend holiday in Korea. At the Great Korean Beer Festival 2016, homegrown craft beer...

Updated : 2016.05.04 15:00

Ministop selling 1,000-won iced coffee

Convenience store chain Ministop will be selling “Big Iced Coffee” for 1,000 won (80 cents) until May 8. The move to increase the size of the beverage and reduce its price was done to meet rising d...

Updated : 2016.04.28 13:43

No Man is an Island’ brings religious extremes face to face

A Korean cult leader gets more than he bargained for in a new short film by expat filmmaker Nash Ang.“No Man is an Island” is a drama that follows a leader from a Korean cult to the southern Philipp...

Updated : 2016.04.27 18:39

Camarata to perform Mozart’s Requiem

The Camarata Chorale and Orchestra will perform Mozart’s Requiem next weekend.The choir will be accompanied by the Camarata Orchestra, who will also perform a piano concerto at the concert, after mus...

Updated : 2016.04.27 18:38

Banking seminar to be held in Itaewon

The Itaewon Global Village Center will be holding a seminar on banking for foreign residents on Saturday, in collaboration with the Industrial Bank of Korea. Professional bank tellers will attend the seminar to provide information on opening bank accounts, online and phone banking, card se...

Updated : 2016.04.27 18:37

Seoul Mayor to hold town meeting with Thai residents

Seoul Metropolitan Government is holding a town meeting for Thai residents of the city with Mayor Park Won-soon and the Thai Embassy on May 10.The meetings will be held in Korean and Thai for residents to raise problems they have and suggest ways to improve life in the city in an open foru...

Updated : 2016.04.27 18:37

Gwangju center offers cultural orientation event for foreign students

Gwangju International Center is running two tours to introduce international students to the city and help them meet Korean peers.The Gwangju Tour with Global Friends will host up to 15 foreign and 15 Korean university students on a tour of local cultural sites on May 21 and May 22The tour...

Updated : 2016.04.27 18:37

Daily Wine offers affordable bottles

Affordable wine merchant Daily Wine opened its first shop in Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province, on Tuesday. The warehouse wholesaler trades more than 700 kinds of wine for discounted prices of between 5,000 w...

Updated : 2016.04.26 14:36

Lotte Cinema to charge new rates

Following fellow cinema chain CGV, Lotte Cinema will stagger its ticket prices starting next Wednesday. Lotte Cinema had previously run discounted rates throughout the week for movies shown before 10:...

Updated : 2016.04.21 17:34

Pet-friendly parks in Seoul

Seoul city will open the third no-leash play zone for dogs, at Boramae Park in Sindaebang-dong, Dongjak-gu, from Saturday. Other such zones also exist at Children’s Grand Park in Gangjin-gu and Seoul...

Updated : 2016.04.21 17:18