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7,000 Thais Take Korean Language Exam for Employment in S. Korea

7,000 Thais Take Korean Language Exam for Employment in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jul. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Thousands of Thais wishing to work in the manufacturing and construction industries in South Korea took a Korean language proficiency test on Sunday. The Human Resources Development Service of Korea (HRD Korea), jointly with the Thai Department of Employment, hosted the 7th Employment Permit System Test of Proficiency in [...]

South Korean Gov’t Reportedly Grants First Refugee Status to Thai National

South Korean Gov’t Reportedly Grants First Refugee Status to Thai National

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government has granted official refugee status to a Thai national for the first time ever, according to various Thai media outlets. After being indicted in January for lese majeste, an offence against the dignity of a reigning sovereign or against a state, Chanoknan Ruamsap fled Thailand [...]

Thai University to Open Korean Language Major for Undergrads Next Year

Thai University to Open Korean Language Major for Undergrads Next Year

BANGKOK, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Chulalongkorn University, Thailand’s oldest and one of its most respected higher education institutes, will open a Korean language major for undergraduate students next year, the Korea Education Institution said Thursday. The university revealed a plan to set up the major on Wednesday when it held a Korea festival as [...]