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S. Koreans’ View of Japan Falls to Record Low: Poll

S. Koreans’ View of Japan Falls to Record Low: Poll

SEOUL, Jul. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Japan’s restrictions on exports to South Korea has sharply cut into its favorability rating among the South Korean people, a poll by Gallup Korea showed Friday. In the survey of 1,005 Korean adults conducted nationwide from Tuesday to Thursday, only 12 percent said they have a favorable view of [...]

Divorced Marriage Migrants Can Extend Visa if Ex-husband ‘Mainly Responsible” for Divorce

Divorced Marriage Migrants Can Extend Visa if Ex-husband ‘Mainly Responsible” for Divorce

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Supreme Court ruled that a recently divorced female immigrant can extend her visa status as a married immigrant by proving that the Korean ex-husband was ‘mainly responsible’ for the divorce. The court overruled a previous decision on a case filed by a Vietnamese woman against Seoul Southern Immigration [...]

Localization Sets UNESCO-listed Korean Neo-Confucian Academies Apart from Chinese Originals

Localization Sets UNESCO-listed Korean Neo-Confucian Academies Apart from Chinese Originals

SEOUL, Jul. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Succeeding in a second attempt to make it on the UNESCO World Heritage List, a group of nine historic South Korean new-Confucian institutes were inscribed on the list last week, proving their value as distinctive from those in China, the country of neo-Confucianism’s origin. UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee confirmed [...]