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Euronet Worldwide and Visa Partner Together to Fuel Fintech Growth in Asia Pacific, the World’s Fastest Growing Digital Payments Landscape

Euronet Worldwide and Visa Partner Together to Fuel Fintech Growth in Asia Pacific, the World’s Fastest Growing Digital Payments Landscape

LEAWOOD, Kan., Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading global financial technology solutions and payments provider, and Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced a strategic collaboration to fuel and sustain the growth of fintech companies in the Asia Pacific region. The partnership utilizes Euronet’s Digital Integrated Payment Cloud [...]

New Visa to Allow Seasonal Migrant Workers to Stay Here for Five Months

New Visa to Allow Seasonal Migrant Workers to Stay Here for Five Months

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will extend the maximum period of stay for seasonal migrant workers on Tuesday from the current three months to five months to tackle chronic labor shortages in its agricultural and fisheries sectors, the Ministry of Justice said Wednesday. Under the current law, foreign seasonal workers invited by [...]

S. Korea to Allow Visa-less Foreigners to Stay Up to 72 Hours at Regional Airports

S. Korea to Allow Visa-less Foreigners to Stay Up to 72 Hours at Regional Airports

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea announced a package of policy measures, including the expansion of a visa-free stay program, on Thursday to help the country’s flourishing tourism trickle down to smaller regional provinces. The measures were discussed in a government meeting on strategies to promote regional tourism held in the southern city [...]

Visa Procedures Simplified for Foreign Material and Parts Specialists

Visa Procedures Simplified for Foreign Material and Parts Specialists

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Recruiting foreign specialists and academics in the materials, parts, and equipment sectors will become easier. The Ministry of Justice announced on Monday that it will introduce a new electronic visa program for foreign specialists, following concerns that previous visa and administrative procedures related to recruiting foreign specialists in the [...]

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 [...]