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Part Time Cooks heat up the Korean hip-hop scene

Part Time Cooks might not be a household name, but the hip-hop duo are making their mark on the Korean hip-hop scene with the release of their first studio album, “7:30,” and a tour of Japan to star...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:22

Brazilian culture center runs photography exhibition in Seoul

The Brasil Cultural Center in Korea will be holding a photography exhibition in Seoul to mark the upcoming Rio Olympics.About 60 photographic works will be on show, chosen through a contest run by the center and the University of Taubate in Brazil.In the contest, students at the university...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:20

Thai teen artists visit Seoul for art project

Eight teenage artists from Thailand will be exhibiting their work in Seoul Wednesday as part of a two week project.Creative Matters, an art academy in Bangkok, teamed up with Jankura Artspace in Seoul...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:19

Multinational choir seeks singers for ‘Pops’ concert

Camarata Chorale, a multinational choir of amateur singers, is looking for new members in time for its “Pops” concert in September.The concert will involve songs from a wide range of modern backgrounds, including the swing era, the 70’s and 80’s, as well as some musical theater and jaz...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:19

North Korean refugees to share their stories at joint panel event

North Korean refugees will share their stories at a panel event with scholars, activists and volunteers.The mini-conference, hosted by Teach North Korean Refugees and Seoul University of Foreign Studi...

Updated : 2016.07.26 17:19

WinK to host lawyers Q&A for expats

South Korean attorneys will offer their pro-bono services at a question and answer session in Seoul on Saturday.The lawyers will meet with up to 12 attendees for two hours to answer questions about legal issues at When in Korea (WinK)’s Kitchen & Taphouse. They will cover topics relating ...

Updated : 2016.07.21 12:36

Couple seeks to end bear bile trade in Korea, build sanctuaries

When Gina Moon witnessed Korea’s bear bile farming practices, she was left with a troubling question: “How could we do this to our mother?” She was reminded of the myth here about Tangun -- the leg...

Updated : 2016.07.12 18:55

Expat artists team up to extend murals around Mi Cook Oppa

Expat artists will descend on a street in Itaewon to add some color to the concrete.Lawrence Blackman of art group Look But Don’t Touch, said he met James Beckwith, the owner of Mi Cook Oppa in Itaew...

Updated : 2016.07.12 18:46

New start-up center to support foreign businesses

A new start-up center funded by the Seoul Metropolitan Government will help expats grow their businesses by assisting them in developing globally.The Seoul Global Startup Center in Yongsan-gu is the first government-subsidized scheme to provide seed funding mainly for foreigners through an...

Updated : 2016.07.12 13:57

Gwangju center to run tour to Gokseong

Gwangju International Center will run a tour to Gokseong, South Jeolla Province, which recently rose to prominence as the location of the horror film, “The Wailing.” The area is home to temples, shrines and monuments, with the first destination on the stop being Dorisma Temple, which was...

Updated : 2016.07.12 13:55

Talk to explore sociocultural impact on FDI

One of the founders of the Korean Studies Centre in Sheffield will deliver a lecture on Tuesday at the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch on how it can help the government attract higher levels of foreign direct investment.Judith Cherry’s lecture will look at how sociocultural issues chal...

Updated : 2016.07.11 14:24

Foreign residents invited to guided tours of Korea's world heritage

South Korea will begin a series of guided tours of the country's UNESCO-listed world heritage for foreign residents this week, a state-run culture agency said Friday.On Saturday and Sunday the Korean Culture and Information Service will take U.S. military officials in Korea and their famil...

Updated : 2016.06.10 11:03

Global Families of Gwangju founders win Simning award

Gwangju expats Jeff Hamilton and Kelly Palmer Kim were conferred the Michael Simning Community Builders Award for their work in setting up and running the Global Families of Gwangju community organiza...

Updated : 2016.06.08 19:03

Expats ‘Come Together’ after girl’s surgery fails

Expats in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province, are staging a massive fund-raiser on June 18 to support one of their own who has fallen on bad times.Shawn Morrissey, 37, from Victoria, Newfoundland, knew from ear...

Updated : 2016.06.08 19:03

‘Wonderland’ stage show reveals slice of life in Korea

Life soon after arriving in Korea can seem like a bemusing blur of episodes, and the Changwon Community Theater has tried to re-create just that in a self-penned show.The group’s next production “Wa...

Updated : 2016.06.08 19:01