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Illegal Foreign Residents in a COVID-19 Blind Spot

Illegal Foreign Residents in a COVID-19 Blind Spot

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Foreigners staying illegally in South Korea, who are rapidly growing in number, are increasingly seen as stuck in a COVID-19 blind spot. According to the Ministry of Justice, the number of foreigners detained at the immigration detention centers in Hwaseong in Gyeonggi province and in Cheongju in North Chungcheong [...]

Prosecution Helps Foreign Victims Go Through Criminal Procedures

Prosecution Helps Foreign Victims Go Through Criminal Procedures

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The prosecution said Sunday it is providing a number of services to support foreign crime victims going through local criminal procedures. Foreign victims can learn criminal procedures from videos posted by the Supreme Prosecutors Office (SPO) on its YouTube channel in five different languages — Chinese, English, Thai, Vietnamese and [...]

Arrivals from High-risk Nations Required to Submit Proof of ‘Negative’ Virus Test Results

Arrivals from High-risk Nations Required to Submit Proof of ‘Negative’ Virus Test Results

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Monday started to require foreigners arriving from high-risk countries to submit a certificate showing they tested negative for the new coronavirus, as a steady rise in imported cases has strained its anti-virus fight. All foreign arrivals from the four countries — Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan [...]

S. Korea to Require Foreigners Arriving from High-risk Nations to Submit Proof of Negative Virus Test

S. Korea to Require Foreigners Arriving from High-risk Nations to Submit Proof of Negative Virus Test

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will require foreigners arriving from high-risk nations to submit a certificate showing they tested negative for the new coronavirus from Monday, as the nation struggles with a steady rise in imported cases. The high-risk nations are Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, according to websites of South Korean [...]