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Busan play to examine ‘toxic nostalgia’

The Busan English Theater Association will present James McLure’s “1959 Pink Thunderbird Convertible” at the city’s Suyeong Butterfly Theater next week.The play is split into two one-act comedies,...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:15

Gangnam business center to run trademark seminar

Gangnam Global Business Center will run a seminar on trademark rights for foreign entrepreneurs.The seminar, on Nov. 20, will be led by patent attorney S. Yong Lee.Separately, Yeouido Global Business Center will run individual counseling sessions on intellectual property rights Nov. 11.The...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:14

Women’s center offers career advice

Seoul Self-Support Organization is running an advisory session Thursday for married immigrants seeking employment. The Married Women Immigrant’s Employment Mentor Meeting Day is being offered to up to 100 Seoul residents who are hunting for jobs.The program will offer employment counselin...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:13

English lectures on N.K. in Daegu

Empathy Guesthouse in Daegu is hosting a twice-weekly series of lectures on North Korean issues starting Nov. 4.The lectures, supported by the city government, are run by the Center for North Korean Defectors, a nongovernmental organization that works to help refugees from the North settle...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:13

Trademark, brand protection

What is a trademark? Simply put, it’s a mark used in trade. Something that helps the consumer identify what they are buying. Underlying the legal regime is the economic idea that easing consumer identification of suppliers and goods benefits society. Technically, there are other marks ― ...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:13

Climbing film tour to launch in Busan

The first screening of this year’s Reel Rock Tour will be hosted by Korea on the Rocks Initiatives on Nov. 8 with a look at Yosemite, the birthplace of rock climbing, as its main feature.“Valley Uprising” explores climbing in Yosemite in the 1970s, which KOTRi founder Bryan Hylenski des...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:12

Art studio to run Halloween slasher drawing session

Jankura Artspace will run a special early Halloween art session Friday.“Drawing Blood” will be a live drawing event based on the theme of a classic slasher movie. The event follows previous Halloween sessions at Jankura, a Zombie sketch night and the “DrawRing,” based on an Asian ghost...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:44

Gwangju expats’ center offers Korean classes

Gwangju International Center will offer a new semester of Korean classes from Nov. 4.The seven-week courses range from beginner to advanced and take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, Wednesday and Friday evenings or on Saturdays. The courses cost 90,000 won for Saturday classes and 1...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:44

Seoul players to mark Halloween with ‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast

Seoul Players will be running its annual shadow cast production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” for two nights this Halloween.The production is a screening of the movie musical, with a live cast ...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:44

Indians in Korea kick off Diwali festivities

Indians in Korea kicked off Diwali celebrations Sunday with 450 people and hosted by Bollywood celebrity Dev Anand Jr.IIK vice president Rohidas Arote explained that the actor was the first Bollywood ...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:43

Korea-Central Asia Youth Forum to run in Nov.

The Asia Exchange Foundation will be hosting the Korea-Central Asia Youth Forum in Goseong, South Gyeongsang Province, from Nov. 2-8.The forum, sponsored by the Korea Foundation, will discuss a multidimensional approach for Korea-Central Asia cooperation in areas including culture, the eco...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:41

Daejeon to run charity bazaar to mark Together Day

Daejeon International Center will celebrate its Together Day Festival with the Daejeon International Charity Bazaar on Saturday.The festival, in its sixth year, will host booths selling second-hand items for charity, an international food court, and produce brought directly from local farm...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:41

Royal Asiatic Society offers Gangwon Province excursions

The Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch is running two overnight excursions to Gangwon Province destinations in the coming weeks.A trip to Mount Seoraksan will run from Oct. 25-26. The tour will leave at 8 a.m. and begin with some afternoon hiking to Biryong ― or “Flying Dragon” ― water...

Updated : 2014.10.17 20:40

Gwangju to celebrate multicultural community with GIC Day

The Gwangju International Center will celebrate its 20th annual Gwangju International Community Day in front of the Asian Culture Complex in the city’s downtown area Sunday.The annual day run by the ...

Updated : 2014.10.14 21:21

Saemaul training offered to foreign students

A Korean NGO is inviting students from developing countries to attend a free training session to study Korea’s economic development.Saemaul Undong Central Training Institute, run as a member NGO of the United Nations Development Program to spread information about the development strategy...

Updated : 2014.10.14 21:20