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KOTESOL reaches out for conference

Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages has joined forces with the Korea Association of Foreign Language Education for its conference this weekend at Coex in Gangnam, Seoul.The annual...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:14

Camarata Music Company runs autumn fund-raiser

The Camarata Music Company will host its annual “Fall into Music” fund-raiser with McKinney Consulting next week.The evening will include performances by the Camarata Chamber Singers and Jazz Trio, ...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:13

Free business consulting in Yeouido, Gangnam

Gangnam and Yeouido Global Business Centers are offering business consultations for expat entrepreneurs this month.The Yeouido sessions will focus on accounting on Oct. 7, offering advice on U.S. tax returns, avoiding double taxation and other issues. A second session on customs and cleara...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:12

Expats Day event to open alongside FC Seoul match

Community Korea is holding its fifth Expat’s Day at Seoul World Cup Stadium on Sunday.The event is held each year alongside an FC Seoul match, and organizers say 10,000 people attended last year. This year’s event will include sideline activities such as dance performances and booths for...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:11

Gwangju tour to take in Jindo Island

The Gwangju International Center is running a GIC Culture tour to Jindo Island, South Jeolla Province, on Oct. 25.The tour will stop at a marine energy park before moving on to Yongjangsa Temple and Yongjangsanseong Fortress, a fortification made in the Goryeo period (918-1392) that was us...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:11

[b]list show runs in Daegu for second year

“Untitled” by Alla PonomarevaExpat art magazine [b]racket is holding its second [b]-list show at Keimyung University in Daegu.The exhibition opened Monday, but will have a formal launch Saturday at ...

Updated : 2014.09.23 21:09

Labor questions: Termination and severance

This week we address three questions we were sent dealing with employer-employee relationships and disability discrimination.Question: My employer is not allowing a coworker to extend his contract because he has cancer. They told him this is the reason they don’t want him to work for them...

Updated : 2014.09.23 21:09

Angle pulls out stops for anniversary shows

It started as a project to uncover and share creativity in Ulsan and nearby cities. One year on, Angle magazine is holding a series of shows in Busan, Ulsan and Daegu to mark its first anniversary.The...

Updated : 2014.09.23 21:09

Seoul Global Center runs expat start-up fair

Seoul Global Center is running a business fair for foreign start-up entrepreneurs Wednesday.The Foreign Startups Business fair will take place in Seoul Citizens Hall in the basement of the City Hall building. The center says about 150 expats have successfully set up businesses with its hel...

Updated : 2014.09.23 21:08

Seoul Players 10-minute play fest returns

Seoul Players will hold its 10-Minute Play Festival and Competition this weekend, with 16 plays competing in the opening round. The plays, whittled down from over 150 submissions from Korea and overse...

Updated : 2014.09.16 21:30

Brewery launches with three new craft beers

Adding to a growing range of local craft beers in Korea, the Hand and Malt Brewing Co. has entered the market with three new beers.The three new brews are The Hand and Malt Extra Special Ale, Mocha St...

Updated : 2014.09.16 21:29

Seoul district runs photo contest for expats

Ichon Global Village Center is running a photography contest for foreign residents based on cultural aspects of Seoul.Entries should be based on one of three themes: festivals in Seoul, traditional markets or the exotic features of Yongsan.First prize will be 300,000 won, with two second p...

Updated : 2014.09.16 21:29

Dongguk University hosts expat quiz

Dongguk University will host a quiz competition for expats on Sept. 20 with a top prize of 1 million won ($980).The quiz is the part of the university’s Nalanda Festival of Korean culture, which runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the campus’ Manhae Plaza.Other festival events include craft m...

Updated : 2014.09.16 21:27

Busan Global Center seeks world language teachers

Busan Foundation for International Activities is seeking teachers for its World Language classes.The center is looking for foreigners who are willing to share their cultures and teach their languages to Korean and foreign residents once a week. Classes will be two hours long and held at th...

Updated : 2014.09.16 21:27

SIWA offers courses on craft, cooking, more

Seoul International Women’s Association will run a sign-up event for various classes on Sept. 24.The classes are in English and include language, cooking and craft courses and health and fitness groups. The classes are only open to SIWA members, but women who wish to join can do so on the...

Updated : 2014.09.16 21:27