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Come together: SIWA

This is a series introducing associations and clubs for expats. This week, Expat Living spoke to Kim Hye-jin of Seoul International Women’s Association ― Ed. ● Name of Club : Seoul Internationa...

Updated : 2011.02.08 18:21

Laughing Tree embraces thriving expat art scene

U.S. couple open gallery, promote artistic collaboration Haebangcheon and Gyeongnidan have been experiencing a renaissance lately as imaginative cafes, bars and restaurants have sprung up and creati...

Updated : 2011.02.08 17:59

Human rights forum, workshop on Feb. 22-25

The 6th Asia Human Rights Forum will take place on Feb. 22, followed by the 7th Workshop for Young Human Rights Activists from Feb. 23-25 at Korea University’s Graduate School of International Studie...

Updated : 2011.02.08 17:58

A Korean by choice

Nation’s 100,000 naturalized citizen tells of ‘becoming’ Korean Professor Kumar from India tells The Korea Herald about living in Korea for 31 years and obtaining Korean citizenship. ― Ed. Thir...

Updated : 2011.02.08 17:54

Photographer documents Daegu indie scene

‘Sound and Fury’ exhibition exposes best of city’s grassroots music shows DAEGU ― Fans of independent music are not always well-catered to in Korea, in the midst of the ever-powerful K-pop indus...

Updated : 2011.02.01 18:14

Geoje Foreign Residents Association

• Name of Club: Geoje Foreign Residents Association • Location(s): The white building adjacent to the Admiral Hotel in Okpo, on Geoje Island in South Gyeongsang Province. The club house is locat...

Updated : 2011.02.01 17:56

Hongdae dance studio offers English classes

A new dance studio is to open in Seoul’s Hongdae area. All classes at the Dream Dance Studio are to be taught in English seven days a week, and will start Feb. 7. Belly dancing will be the main fea...

Updated : 2011.02.01 16:05

Start-up school helps expats open businesses

The idea of starting a small or medium-sized business in Korea for a foreigner can be daunting. In addition to language difficulties, Korea is also the home of the “chaebol,” powerful business con...

Updated : 2011.02.01 16:05

ATEK appoints new PR officer

Rachel Bailey, 24, has been appointed as the National Communications Officer for the Association for Teachers of English in Korea. Bailey has been teaching in Busan since July and is a graduate of t...

Updated : 2011.02.01 16:04

Cabinet approves bill giving welfare benefits to disabled foreign residents

The Cabinet on Tuesday endorsed a government-proposed bill expanding the current benefits given to disabled people to include overseas Koreans residing in South Korea and foreign residents who regist...

Updated : 2011.02.01 12:38

‘I was the target of a visa hunter’

When a mysterious man swept Sophia Brooke off her feet she never imagined he was only after her for a visa. After a narrow escape, she shares her cautionary tale. If you go online, you may be surpri...

Updated : 2011.02.01 09:33

Seoul city to expand Sunday counseling tour for foreign communities

The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Friday it will make its Sunday counseling tour of foreign resident communities a year-round event from this year. Since 2009, city officials have visited neigh...

Updated : 2011.01.28 16:27

Ministry moves to regulate E-2 drug tests

Ministry moves to regulate E-2 drug tests The Justice Ministry announced yesterday that it would strengthen oversight on centers that carry out drug tests for E-2 visa applicants. The move aims to ...

Updated : 2011.01.27 19:15

N.Y. photographer exhibits at Laughing Tree

The Laughing Tree Gallery in Haebangchon is to hold an exhibition by New York-based photographer Anya Dennis from Jan. 29-Feb. 5. “The Color of Calm” explores the connection between color, beauty an...

Updated : 2011.01.25 17:55

Latin Fiesta in Gangnam on Friday

For an evening of hip-shaking frolics, head to Gangnam on Jan. 28 for International Caf Huh’s Latin Fiesta. The 20,000 won entrance fee covers a buffet including pizza, sandwiches and cakes, drinks ...

Updated : 2011.01.25 17:55