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Oh, Your Majesty, the Minimum Wage

Oh, Your Majesty, the Minimum Wage

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Kings of ancient Korea might have held infinite power, but their statues are not likely to possess similar authority. On Tuesday, members of a part-time workers organization clashed with police by the statue of King Sejong at Gwanghwamun Plaza, Seoul, demanding an increase in the minimum hourly wage to 10,000 won [...]

Language Institute to Launch Overseas Korea Culture Event in June

Language Institute to Launch Overseas Korea Culture Event in June

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s overseas language promotion institute will host special events starting in June that will help foreigners get acquainted with Korean culture, the government said Sunday. The cultural ministry said foreign learning centers run by the King Sejong Institute that specializes in teaching Hangul will carry out “Korean culture day” programs [...]

Korea’s First Royal Ancestral Ritual Music Night Concert to Be Held at Jongmyo Shrine

Korea’s First Royal Ancestral Ritual Music Night Concert to Be Held at Jongmyo Shrine

SEOUL, Sep. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the Cultural Heritage Administration, will start selling tickets to the “Royal Ancestral Ritual in the Jongmyo Shrine and its Music” from Interpark beginning at 2 pm on September 12. Scheduled to be held for one hour from 8 pm for three days between [...]

Seoul to Launch Flea Market for Foreigners

Seoul to Launch Flea Market for Foreigners

  SEOUL, Korea, Mar 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan City Government said on March 10 that it would open a flea market for foreign residents in Seoul at Gwanghwamun Plaza in downtown Seoul on March 23 so that they can buy and sell goods like clothes, books, and other sundry goods. The market [...]