National News

Foreign Students to be Exempt From Mandatory Insurance Plan Until 2021

Starting from the 16th of next month, all foreigners living in South Korea for more than 6 months will need to apply for the National Health Insurance; however, foreign students studying in South Korea will be exempt from the mandatory insurance until February of 2021. 

What You Need to Know About Carry-On and Checked Luggage at Airports in S. Korea

If you are wondering what items should be checked-in or if they are allowed on board when you are flying, look no further.

All Foreigners Staying Over Six Months in Korea Must Sign Up For National Health Insurance Program

The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) said yesterday that all foreigners who stay in South Korea for six months or longer will be required to sign up for the country's health insurance program to prevent them from receiving medical treatment and leaving without paying insurance fees. 

One Dead, 12 Injured After Man Drives Into a Crowd at Tongdosa Temple

One person died and 12 others injured after a man drove into a crowd at a temple in Yangsan city of the South Gyeongsang Province. 

Teen Stabs and Kills 75-year-old Woman Over Noise in Changwon

An 18-year-old teen has been arrested in the murder of a 75-year-old woman in Changwon yesterday morning.

African Voluntary Crime Preventers Join up With Paju Police

To make the city of Paju in Gyeonggi Province a safer place, African expats in Paju are stepping up their efforts by joining forces with the police.

Canadian Embassy News: Information About Wildfires in Goseong

The Korean Government declared a state of disaster due to the wildfire located in Goseong and Inje counties in addition to the cities of Sokcho, Gangneung, and Donghae.

Seoul Taxi Fares to Rise Next Weekend

Taxis in Seoul are about to get more expensive from next Saturday.

US Embassy in Seoul Running Normally Despite Partial Gov’t Shutdown

The U.S. Embassy in Seoul said yesterday that it is issuing visas and conducting other consular affairs normally, despite a partial government shutdown that started last week.

30 Vietnamese College Students Go Missing from Gyeongsang National University

About 30 Vietnamese students have dropped out of Gyeongsang National University without any notice this year according to local media. 

The Latest

Busan
overcast clouds
22 ° C
22 °
22 °
73 %
3.1kmh
100 %
Wed
23 °
Thu
24 °
Fri
26 °
Sat
23 °
Sun
24 °