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29 Afghan Evacuees Find Jobs at Hyundai Heavy

29 Afghan Evacuees Find Jobs at Hyundai Heavy

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Twenty-nine Afghan evacuees airlifted to South Korea last year have been hired by a subcontractor of the shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., leading to their departure Monday from the government-provided temporary residence, officials said. The newly hired and their family members, totaling 157 people from 29 households, will move [...]

Afghan Evacuees Leave for Yeosu After Stay in Jincheon

Afghan Evacuees Leave for Yeosu After Stay in Jincheon

JINCHEON, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Afghan ‘special contributors’ and their family members left for Yeosu, South Jeolla Province on Wednesday after staying at the National Human Resources Development Institute in Jincheon for about two months. About 50 people, including officials from the Jincheon municipal office, institute employees and local residents, gave them a hearty [...]

Cabinet Approves Immigration Law Revision to Grant Long-term Residency to Afghan Evacuees

Cabinet Approves Immigration Law Revision to Grant Long-term Residency to Afghan Evacuees

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a revision to the immigration law to grant long-term residency to Afghan evacuees airlifted in August from the Taliban-seized country and allow them to get jobs here. “In order for them to live independently in our society, getting jobs must be a priority,” Prime [...]

As Mandatory COVID-19 Quarantine Lifted, Afghan Evacuees in S. Korea Enjoy Outdoor Activities

As Mandatory COVID-19 Quarantine Lifted, Afghan Evacuees in S. Korea Enjoy Outdoor Activities

JINCHEON, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Hundreds of Afghan evacuee families under South Korean protection on Friday got a chance to enjoy the outdoors and fresh air for the first time since their arrival here, following the end of a mandatory self-isolation protocol against COVID-19. Last month, the Seoul government evacuated 390 Afghan co-workers and [...]