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COVID19 News Updates in Korea

August 25, 2020 – Back to online classes in Seoul from August 26 to September 11 Kindergarten, elementary, middle school, and high school students in Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggido will go back to online classes from August 26 to September 11. The announcement was made on the evening of August 24th.Source: Korea Times in English, […]

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COVID19 Enhanced Distancing Rules in South Korea

We are currently on level 2 of the Enhanced Distancing Rules in Seoul. What happens when we go to level 3?

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The South Korean First Lady in Action

South Korean First Lady Kim Jung Sook volunteered at a flooded village in South Korea without notifying the press and villagers.

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Negative COVID19 requirement for travellers to South Korea

Filipinos entering South Korea will be required to present a negative COVID19 test from July 20, including transit passengers.

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Korean Airlines cancels Incheon-Manila flights

Korean Airlines has cancelled its Incheon to Manila flights due to lack of arrival slots in Manila’s airport.

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COVID-19 Support for Foreigners by WMigrant

Foreigners in South Korea are also affected by the coronavirus pandemic. However, they have been mostly excluded from the government’s financial support.

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COVID-19 Support for Foreigners in Gyeonggido

The government of Gyeonggido is giving its residents 100,000 won per person. They have also decided to provide the same amount to some foreigners living in the province.

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Suspension of Re-entry Permit Waiver

The Korean government suspends the re-entry permit waiver from June 1, 2020. What does this mean for foreigners residing in Korea with long-term visas?

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Seoul to provide student food voucher

Seoul Ministry of Education is providing 100,000 won food voucher to every elementary, middle school, high school, and special school student in its public school system.

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2020 School Opening in South Korea

School opening in South Korea has been delayed but the government said they will push through with the in-person classes from May 20 for 3rd year high school students.