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.
Korea's top economic policymaker said Wednesday the country plans to expand child care services in a bid to encourage more women to continue to work amid the chronically low birthrate.
Tourists to Korea who were vaccinated abroad must still endure the 14-day quarantine, the government clarified on Thursday, although group tours from “travel bubble” countries do not.
The Seoul office of the Korea Customs Service on Tuesday said it has found 61 foreigners who purchased 55 apartments in Seoul over the past two years using means that violated the Foreign Exchange Transaction Act.
The NTS noted that some foreigners are enjoying the welfare benefit provided by taxes paid by others living in Korea while failing to pay the taxes they own.