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Companies provide programs to support multicultural fam...
Feb 28, 2011
The LG Corporation is dedicated to helping multicultural families through a variety of educational programs, including language and culture classes for children of multicultural families.  It also has a yearly grant for 70 students with language skills in Chinese or Vietname...

World famous musicians visit Korea in March
Feb 25, 2011
Some of the world’s best known musicians and performers are coming to Korea in March. Far East Movement, Angelique Kidjo, and Ke$ha have booked their tickets to Korea for their very first concerts on the peninsula, while others, like Ne-Yo and Santana, are coming back for more. B...

Spring is coming!
Feb 24, 2011
Magnolia trees are coming into bloom. (Photo:Yonhap News) Cheonggyecheon (Photo:Yonhap News)Warm weather has drawn many people to the Cheonggyecheon.By Oh Jun KyungKorea.net Staff Writer

Seoul to offer Korean language classes
Feb 22, 2011
Seoul Metropolitan Government has established Korean language classes to help foreign nationals residing in Korea who are struggling with the language barrier. Unlike previous classes, these are customized and free of charge.    The “Customized Korean Language Prog...

ANSers seek social integrity through art sharing
Feb 18, 2011
Art&Sharing is not just another non-profit organization that funds itself through posh charity events and fundraising galas. Since its establishment in April of 2009 by a group of Korean university students, this volunteer club has tried to bridge social divides through art a...

Overseas authors introduce Korea to the world
Feb 18, 2011
Recently, two overseas writers have been spotlighted by the media for introducing Korean culture and history to the world through their books. (Left: Linda Sue Park (Yonhap News))Though they were not born or raised in Korea, they have one thing in common: a strong literary passio...

Mongolian family finds education in Korea
Feb 17, 2011
Tumurpurev Dulambazar and his family (Photo: Yonhap News)Forty-eight-year old Tumurpurev Dulambazar from Mongolia received his doctorate degree from KAIST on February 11. He entered the Graduate School of Culture Technology in 2006 and wrote a thesis on e-government in developing...

Korean test for foreign workers to be improved
Feb 10, 2011
The difficulty level of the Employment Permit System - Test of Proficiency in Korean (EPS-TOPIK), which is used to evaluate the Korean language proficiency of foreign job seekers, is set to increase. The EPS-TOPIK has been an essential element of the job application registration ...

Korean test for foreign workers to be improved
Feb 10, 2011
The difficulty level of the Employment Permit System - Test of Proficiency in Korean (EPS-TOPIK), which is used to evaluate the Korean language proficiency of foreign job seekers, is set to increase. The EPS-TOPIK has been an essential element of the job application registration ...

Multicultural families enjoying New Year games
Feb 01, 2011
(Photo: Yonhap News) (Photo: Yonhap News)Women from multicultural families gathering to learn about Korean traditional holiday culture, including how to bow, make holiday foods, and play games.