As of May, 855,000 foreigners in Korea were employed, which is 7,000 more than the same month in 2020, according to Statistics Korea. The employment rate for foreigners in Korea was up 0.5 percentage points on year to 64.2 percent.
Health authorities altered the contentious vaccine policy on foreign nationals Thursday morning to recognize their overseas vaccinations going forward. According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA)...
Adjustments to a controversial policy on foreigners' vaccination status in Korea will be announced Thursday, said the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA). People vaccinated abroad have had trouble getting that recognized in Korea...
"I went to a movie theater with my friend last week," says Franziska, a 25-year-old German studying in Korea, "but was stopped at the door because the Korean system says I am not vaccinated." Franziska is inoculated.
Korean manufacturing is severely shorthanded due to a lack of foreign workers.
Korea is slowly starting to recognize overseas vaccinations.
One out of three foreigners operating housing rental businesses in Korea are Chinese citizens, according to a government report.
Inha University Hospital has launched a telemedicine treatment service for foreigners living in Korea during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Korea's fishing industry is severely shorthanded due to restrictions on foreign workers forced by the pandemic.
In 2020, 233,000 entered the country and stayed more than 90 days, down 46.8 percent on year, while 362,000 in the country for more than 90 days left, down 15 percent.