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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...

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 l...

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 It...

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 th...

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, shr...

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 fo...

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 Kore...

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 organiz...

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 ...

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 “...

Updated : 2016.06.08 19:01

Entrepreneurs invited to join start-up contest

Would-be entrepreneurs are being invited to enter a national Startathon competition to show off their work as part of Korea’s efforts to identify promising new start-ups. The competition, organized ...

Updated : 2016.06.08 18:58

Danish singer puts out Korean reggae single

Expat musician Philip Knudsen has released “Children Don’t You Play On Earth,” a reggae single in Korean. Knudsen, a vocal coach of 15 years who was trained in his home country of Denmark, also runs...

Updated : 2016.06.08 18:57

Market festival draws from traditional, modern Korean cultures

A festival that allows tourists to experience both traditional and modern Korean cultures kicked off at a historic marketplace in downtown Seoul on Thursday. There are three "zones" at the 2016 Namd...

Updated : 2016.05.26 15:28

KOTESOL conference looks to its ‘provinces’

English teachers and scholars from across Korea will meet Saturday in Wonju, Gangwon Province, for KOTESOL’s annual national conference. Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages is ...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:48

Expats Day event to return to FC Seoul

The seventh Expats Day will take place at FC Seoul on May 29, featuring the K-League Classic Match against the Junnam Dragons. The event is an annual match day event -- held with the football club -...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:47