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Big Day South to show off creative talent in Daegu

Two expat magazines and an expat record label are getting together for a creative festival on April 26 to show off creative talent in the southeast of Korea. Daegu’s (b)racket Magazine and I Like Man...

Updated : 2014.04.15 21:03

International marriage in Korea, part II: divorce

Here we continue our discussion of international marriage and divorce, focusing on divorce in time for Black Day.Only one thing could possibly be better than admitting that your relationship is irrepa...

Updated : 2014.04.15 21:03

Dami Im to perform at ANZA Korea Ball

The Australia and New Zealand Association will be running its annual gala ball on May 3, with the theme of “A Night at the Opera House,” featuring a performance from last year’s “X-Factor Australi...

Updated : 2014.04.15 21:01

[Weekender] Trees: Food source, medicine cabinet and climate saver

Trees, or at least large plants similar to modern-day trees, have been around for hundreds of millions of years. As primary producers ― organisms that produce organic matter from inorganic compounds ...

Updated : 2014.04.04 21:15

Capoeira proves martial arts not just for men

Watching the capoeristas of Cordao de Ouro Seoul move together can be a mesmerizing sight.Watching the group sway in the “ginga” movement in time with each other can sometimes make it seem like it i...

Updated : 2014.04.01 20:51

Rainbow Community wins award for helping disabled

The Rainbow Community, an organization helping people with special needs in Gwangju run by Irish priest Father Noel O’Neill, has won this year’s TJ Park Prize for philanthropy. The Community Develop...

Updated : 2014.04.01 20:51

[Ask a Korean lawyer] International marriage

People everywhere have questions about the law and are often misinformed. In Korea, the problem seems particularly acute for English-speaking expats, owing to a couple of factors. First, there are two language barriers: The legal language barrier, as few people really understand the law in...

Updated : 2014.04.01 20:50

Scholarship set up to remember Gwangju expat Michael Simning

A scholarship to help female high school graduates in Kenya has been set up in memory of Gwangju expat Michael Simning, who died in February aged 39.The scholarship will support vocational training fo...

Updated : 2014.03.25 21:03

Indians in Korea celebrate Holi

Holi, the festival of colors, is one of the most enjoyed and celebrated festivals in India, marking the beginning of a new season and a new year for some. Indians in Korea clinched a deal to provide a...

Updated : 2014.03.25 21:02

New choir to be launched in Gwangju

Gwangju Performance Project is starting a choir, with an opening meet-and-greet session for the new members to be held Saturday.The choir will be directed by Heather Mary Aitken and Caitlin O’Neill, ...

Updated : 2014.03.25 21:02

Business start-up school in Seoul

The Seoul Global Center is accepting applications from entrepreneurs for its Business Start-up School from next week.The program is a two-week course of evening classes that provides expats in Seoul w...

Updated : 2014.03.25 21:02

Busan seeks Global Gathering participants

Busan will hold its annual Global Gathering festival on May 24, and is seeking applications from foreign communities to perform and run stalls at the event.The Global Gathering is an annual multicultu...

Updated : 2014.03.25 21:02

Art magazine expands to Seoul, Busan

Daegu-based art magazine (b)racket has expanded its circulation to Seoul and Busan.Its March edition will be available at four locations in Busan and 11 locations in Seoul, mostly in the Hongdae and I...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:50

RASKB talk to discuss Jejudo Island, Okinawa bases

Journalist and author Donald Kirk will compare and shed light on the protests against the military bases on Okinawa, Japan, and Jejudo Island in a talk for the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch in Seoul on Tuesday. Kirk will draw upon his research for his latest book, “Okinawa and Jeju: ...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:50

Expat flea market in Gwanghwamun

The Seoul Global Center is holding its first Foreigners’ Flea Market of the year in Gwanghwamun Plaza on March 23. Participation as a vendor is free, but registration is required. Stalls should be staffed by at least one foreign vendor. The flea market takes place from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:50