‘Living in Korea’ guidebook, app aimed at new Koreans A guidebook and a smartphone app about living in Korea are now available in ten different languages, aimed at helping non-ethnic Koreans adjust to their new lives here. Information about living in Korea is provided in ten different languages at the Danuri homepage (www.liveinkorea.kr).…Details
Gov’t to help overseas workers receive severance pay Korea will strengthen the management of its departure guarantee insurance system that covers non-Korean workers in the country. The Korean government will help foreign workers receive their departure guarantee insurance, which many of them fail to receive when they depart Korea. The Ministry of Employment and Labor announced…Details
Korea’s medical tourism boom Korea’s cutting-edge, low-cost medical services are drawing a global audience. According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, over 200,000 overseas patients came to Korea to receive treatment last year. Some 211,218 patients from 191 different countries underwent treatment at Korean hospitals in 2013, generating KRW 39.34 billion in…Details
One Asia Pass makes travel affordable Five Asian cities – Seoul, Tokyo, Jakarta, Delhi and Taipei – have formed a partnership in tourism, providing their people with easier and more economic travel options. One Asia Pass, the newly adopted travel system, is offering discounted services for more than 500 cultural and tourist facilities…Details
National health care dental coverage expands for elderly Starting this July, patients over 75-years-old will be eligible to receive dental coverage at half the original price. The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced the updated health care plan on June 25. According to the new policy, medical expenses incurred for dental implants will be around KRW 600,000…Details
Helpful Telephone Numbers Service Phone Number Detail To report a crime and contact police 112 Provides you with multilingual translation service. Fire and Medical Service 119 Provides you with emergency rescue service. Fire and Medical Service 114 Gives you telephone numbers of businesses that you are looking for. International Call Service 00799…Details
Gongju City Tour Bus Gongju City Tour Bus Gongju City Tour Bus Gongju City Tour Bus Gongju City Tour Bus Happy Gongju City Tours Operated from : March 17, 2012 ∼ Nov.25, 10AM ~ 6PM Tour begins from : Parking lot, Tomb of King Muryeong, 10AM Operated each Saturday and 2nd, 4th Sunday of each month…Details
Seoul City Tour Bus is a shuttle bus that keeps circulating the courses from Gwanghwamun so that it is very convenient to visit popular sightseeing spots.
With a one-day pass, you can get on and off wherever you want. The bus provides English, Japanese, Chinese and Korean audio guide with the headsets on the seat.