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Allpoint Network and Visa Partner on Convenient Cash Access for Southeast Asian Cardholders Traveling to the United States

Allpoint Network and Visa Partner on Convenient Cash Access for Southeast Asian Cardholders Traveling to the United States

HOUSTON, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Visa and Allpoint Network have partnered to make it easier for travelers visiting the United States from Southeast Asia to access their money without paying ATM fees. Under terms of the agreement, enrolled cardholders traveling with Visa travel prepaid cards and debit cards from select financial institutions will enjoy [...]

Vietnam Welcomes S. Korea’s Decision to Allow Multiple-entry Visas

Vietnam Welcomes S. Korea’s Decision to Allow Multiple-entry Visas

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Vietnamese media have spotlighted the South Korean government’s recent decision to allow residents of a number of large cities in the Southeast Asian country to acquire multiple-entry visas for travel to Korea. Multiple-entry visas allow recipients to freely visit their destination country for a certain period of time. The [...]

Embattled Infielder Kang Jung-ho Granted U.S. Visa, Set to Rejoin Pirates

Embattled Infielder Kang Jung-ho Granted U.S. Visa, Set to Rejoin Pirates

SEOUL, Apr. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — His major league career once in limbo over a drunk driving conviction, embattled South Korean infielder Kang Jung-ho is finally set to rejoin the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates announced Thursday (local time) that Kang has been granted a U.S. work visa and has re-entered the country. After missing the [...]

Changes to Skilled Worker Visas Will Impact Access to Global Executive Talent Pool, Says AESC

Changes to Skilled Worker Visas Will Impact Access to Global Executive Talent Pool, Says AESC

SYDNEY, Australia, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — There was collective concern expressed this week amongst members of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) over the impact of recent changes to immigration regulations. It was agreed the changes may detrimentally affect Australia’s ability to attract high calibre global talent. The AESC members are [...]

S. Korea Stops Issuing Visas for Chinese Instructors at Local Institute

S. Korea Stops Issuing Visas for Chinese Instructors at Local Institute

INCHEON, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea has stopped issuing or extending visas for Chinese language instructors at the local branch of a Chinese non-governmental organization affiliated with its education ministry, sources said Wednesday.  The Ministry of Justice has not issued or extended the one-year E-2 teaching visa for instructors at Confucius Institute in [...]

S. Korea to Ease Visa Screening of Foreign Workers in Manufacturing

S. Korea to Ease Visa Screening of Foreign Workers in Manufacturing

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will ease regulations on visa screening procedures for young foreigners who get jobs at selected manufacturing businesses in a way to tackle the labor shortage, the government said Monday.  Foreign students who are studying in South Korea and want to work in the country’s “root” industries such [...]

S. Korea to Issue Multiple Entry Visas for Rich Chinese Tourists

S. Korea to Issue Multiple Entry Visas for Rich Chinese Tourists

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea said Friday that it will issue multiple entry visas for Chinese travelers who buy expensive vacation packages, the latest in a series of Seoul’s attempts to attract rich Chinese tourists.  The government said Chinese — who purchase a travel package worth more than 3 million won (US$2,500) [...]