Daily Archives: December 13, 2007

Life as an Arab stand up comedy

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A threat to my job?

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Maybe I should take back or remove the post about Lee Myung-bak being the right man for President… 😉

Candidates vow to curtail cram schools

 

originally posted here: http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2883715

December 10, 2007
The candidates on the campaign trail for president all agree on one thing: Koreans are spending too much on cram schools, particularly those that specialize in teaching English. Continue reading

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For UK Citizens who are teaching in Korea, the British Embassy wrote this:

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CHANGES TO IMMIGRATION RULES FOR FOREIGN TEACHERS WORKING IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA (12/12/07)

CHANGES TO IMMIGRATION RULES FOR FOREIGN TEACHERS WORKING IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

On 15 December the Ministry of Justice will make changes to the immigration rules which will effect those in Korea Continue reading

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More stuff on the new rules/changes in the E-2 Korean Immigration Laws

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Basically, I’m going to post everything and anything I find on the topic since there’s not a lot of clarity on the issue. It’s going to be in our own hands to research the details for now.

This comes from a thread in ESLCAfe.com via EFLGeek.com:

I recieved an email from my school detailing the new rules to follow for E2 visas. Please note the final sentence which suggests further changes tomorrow. That means I should get another email late on Wednesday or sometime Thursday with details. Keep checking back for updates.

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This is a translation of the newly introduced visa regulation. Continue reading

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Foreigners in Korea are a focus for the future President of Korea

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Candidates have plans for the foreigners, too

Last in a series on the candidates

originally published here: http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2883764

 

 

December 11, 2007

The presidential candidates are not just focusing on the Korean citizens during their campaign. They all pledge, if elected, to provide a better life for foreigners who live here. Continue reading

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