Sojourn period extended for seasonal work scheme
The Korean government announced Tuesday it would extend the duration of stay for foreigners entering the country under the seasonal worker scheme.
Migrants could help boost Korea's skilled workforce: Kremer
Migration can help highly skilled female workers enter the labor market, which can increase Korea’s economic growth rate, according to Nobel laureate Michael Kremer Tuesday.
SM Universe prepares to accept foreign students under Hallyu visa
With the hallyu visa slated to start receiving applications in June, SM Universe is preparing to enroll more foreigners to its academy under the visa.
Proposed amendment to give more job opportunities to foreign graduates
An amendment to the Act on the Employment of Foreign Workers was proposed Monday to allow international students to apply for non-professional jobs that were only allowed for E-9 visa holders.
Korea to introduce redesigned residence cards this weekend
The Ministry of Justice will issue foreigner ID cards with new designs and functions starting Saturday.
Relaxed tourist visas, discount offers aimed at boosting domestic market
The government is pushing to ease travel visa restrictions and provide discounts for tourists in order to attract more foreigners to Korea.
[WHY] Studying overseas: From boon to bane?
For Koreans, the practice of yuhak, meaning “studying overseas,” is one that conjures an impression of professional ambition, cultural exoticism and privilege, but the idea of attending school abroad appears to have lost its luster in recent years.
Work visa restrictions to ease to combat labor shortages
The Employment and Labor Ministry announced Wednesday that it will raise the quota for non-professional E-9 visas to 110,000 this year, 41,000 more than in 2022.
New visas to attract K-culture talent, digital nomads
To keep up with trends and welcome more foreigners to the country, the government announced last year it will introduce new visas this year, including the Hallyu visa.
China to resume issuing short-term visas to Koreans from Saturday
China announced Wednesday it will resume the issuance of short-term visas to Korean nationals starting Saturday.