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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 d...

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 Philipp...

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 mus...

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 the seminar to provide information on opening bank accounts, online and phone banking, card se...

Updated : 2016.04.27 18:37

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 residents to raise problems they have and suggest ways to improve life in the city in an open foru...

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 15 Korean university students on a tour of local cultural sites on May 21 and May 22The tour...

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 w...

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 10:...

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 Seoul...

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 in...

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 China and Korea, but spent his later years in effective internal exile in Korea, during which h...

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 Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon. It is provided by a member of the Korea Employee Assistan...

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 certi...

Updated : 2016.04.15 13:38