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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

KOTRA runs international students’ job fair

The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency is running a job fair for international students in October.The fair invites foreign students, postgraduate degree holders and graduates with at least a year of work experience in Korea to meet prospective employers at the event. These requiremen...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:27

Free business consultation on tax, customs

The Yeouido and Gangnam Global Business Centers will be running free consultation sessions this month on tax and customs clearance issues.A session at the Gangnam Global Business Center on Thursday will give advice on customs and clearance procedures, while a session on Sept. 18 will be on...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:27

Gwangju to offer culture tour to Damyang

Gwangju International Center is running a culture tour to Damyang, South Jeolla Province, this month.The town, just outside Gwangju, is famous for bamboo, and the first stop will be to the Korea Bamboo Museum, which has information about the plant and examples of fine bamboo crafts. Visito...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:27

In the workplace, probation doesn’t mean no protection

In this column we will be discussing a labor case. Although labor disputes are very common in Korea, the sums are often very small, so hiring an attorney or labor counselor is not always worthwhile. Sometimes, however, it can be beneficial to hire someone, particularly for employees who ha...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:27

CMC Chorale welcomes fall with ‘Pops’ concert

The Camarata Music Company Chamber Singers will hold its “Camarata Pops” concert this month to usher in autumn with some easy listening. The concert will be packed with choral arrangements of famili...

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:26

Fund-raiser to help single mothers’ group

Quarterly Expat-Korean charity concert CLASH will open again Saturday, with proceeds going to the Korean Unwed Mothers Families’ Association.The show brings together hip-hop and rock acts from both t...

Updated : 2014.08.26 21:03

Comedy contest to hit Itaewon

Game for a laugh? Comics from Korea and overseas will be testing their mettle this weekend.On Saturday, expat comedians from across Asia will compete for a small trophy decorated by a bobblehead figur...

Updated : 2014.08.26 21:02

Organic food group offers farm camp

Gachi CSA is hosting a farm camp this weekend in partnership with Slow Food Youth Network Korea.Gachi CSA is a Korean affiliate of volunteer community group World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, which links farmers directly to consumers through a subscription service. Those at the cam...

Updated : 2014.08.26 20:59

Daegu volunteer group seeks teachers

Volunteer group Teach for Korea is looking for volunteers to help with free classes for underprivileged children in Daegu.Classes have 10-15 students and are taught by small teams of Korean and native-speaking teachers. The format of the classes should be designed by the instructors.They a...

Updated : 2014.08.26 20:59