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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 resid...

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...

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...

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 1...

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 Seo...

Updated : 2016.04.21 17:18

Mail art collaboration keeps artists in touch

Missing paintings, missing painters and delays, it turns out that organizing a mail art project was not as simple as Martyn Thompson anticipated. The expat artist organized the international project...

Updated : 2016.04.20 18:38

Talk to introduce 'Solitary Sage' Choi Chi-won

Chung-Ang University professor David Mason will be giving a talk on the ninth-century scholar, writer and spiritual sage Choi Chi-won. Choi served as a successful government official in both Tang Ch...

Updated : 2016.04.20 18:38

‘Death of an Anarchist’blends social commentary, comedy

Busan expats will have a rebel to root for -- or not -- in a satirical classic play that starts its run this weekend. Busan English Theatre Association is staging “Accidental Death of an Anarchist,...

Updated : 2016.04.20 18:36

Seoul center provides psychological support service

Seoul Global Center is offering psychological counseling on a weekly basis to expats suffering from social conflicts and stress. The counseling, available in English and Korean, is available on Thur...

Updated : 2016.04.20 18:35

Haebangchon to become ‘Green Culture Village’

The government announced plans Monday to transform Seoul’s Yongsan 2ga-dong, better known by the expatriate community as Haebangchon or HBC, into a “Green Culture Village,” where nature will blend...

Updated : 2016.04.19 10:57

More real estate agencies for foreigners in Seoul

Seoul city will increase the number of real estate agencies for foreigners to 220, the city government announced Friday. Currently there are 175 real estate agencies in Seoul that are tested and cer...

Updated : 2016.04.15 13:38

Pilgrimage trail next step to help orphans

Jeonju-based expat Terry Lyons will be walking the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage trail this spring to raise money for a severely disabled girl and awareness of orphanages’ needs. Lyons began wa...

Updated : 2016.04.13 21:37

Gwangju V-Day performance to help single mothers’ shelter

Performers in Gwangju will stage “The Vagina Monologues” next week to help raise money for a single mothers’ shelter in the city and promote awareness of violence against women. Funds raised thro...

Updated : 2016.04.13 21:37

Expat info site AngloInfo gets new look, address

Expat online information hub AngloInfo has revamped its website with a simpler visual style and added functions for users. Selling itself as “an online doorway to an off-line community,” AngloInfo i...

Updated : 2016.04.13 21:36

Korean Language Ability Test opens applications for May

Applications to take the Korean Language Ability Test are open until April 24. The exam will be on May 22, is available for three levels -- beginner, middle and advanced --- and is offered at four l...

Updated : 2016.04.13 21:36