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British ball to honor Queen’s 90th birthday

The British Chamber of Commerce in Korea is holding the Queen’s Birthday Ball next month in conjunction with the British Association of Seoul (BASS), to celebrate the monarch’s 90th birthday. The ...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:44

Free TOPIK preparation classes offered in Seoul

The Seoul Global Center will run a set of free preparation classes for the Test of Proficiency in Korean ahead of the next exam on July 17. The classes are open to all foreign residents and run from...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:43

Yongsan school to hold international bazaar

Yongsan International School of Seoul will hold an international bazaar this Saturday with a wide variety of traditional food and cultural performances. The bazaar will have a market for new or used...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:42

Gwangju International Center to hold French-themed May concert

Gwangju International Center is holding its annual May concert on Sunday, with a French theme. Twelve different groups and artists will perform popular French songs and classical music, in recogniti...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:42

Global Center to host Gwanghwamun expat flea market

Expat vendors will set up shop in Gwanghwamun this Saturday to barter and sell at the Seoul Global Center’s flea market. The flea market, which the center has run since 2007, operates five times a y...

Updated : 2016.05.11 17:42

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 part...

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 you...

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 comedian...

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 resid...

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 Wednesd...

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 be...

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 ...

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 Phil...

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 ...

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 th...

Updated : 2016.04.27 18:37