Korea

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Housing Update – Practical Information Guide

Australia | China | India | Japan | Korea | Malaysia | New Zealand | Philippines | Singapore | Taiwan | Thailand Australia   There has been stability in rental costs over recent years as shown in the table below: However vacancy rates have been declining, and this could lead to pressure on rents in …

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FAQs for the Asia Pacific Region – Practical Information Guide

Australia | China | India | Japan | Korea | Malaysia | Philippines | Singapore | Taiwan | Thailand Australia  Are there expat areas to live in ?No, international assignees live in the same areas as locals. Why is rental property so expensive in Sydney and Melbourne ?Actually the rental yield the property owners can …

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Do’s & Don’ts – Practical Information Guide

Australia | China | India | Japan | Korea | Malaysia | New Zealand | Philippines | Taiwan | Thailand Australia   Australian Cultural Do’s & Don’ts Believe it or not, Australian culture is nothing like the old beer commercials of the 80s or the stereotypical image of Crocodile Dundee roaming the Outback. Australia is …

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Korea – Places of Worship

Places of worship – Seoul Of the Seoulites who practice religion, Protestants account for 49.8%, Buddhists 28.4%, Catholics 14.8% and others 8%. There are 5,959 Protestant churches, 1,107 Buddhist temples, and 176 Catholic churches. The following are religious facilities that provide services in English. Buddhism Buddhism was officially recognized in the years 372 and 384 …

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Korea – Healthcare

Medical services in Korea are generally in high levels.  Highly advanced medical fields in Korea include ophthalmology, spinal surgery, dentistry, plastic surgery, heart surgery and infertility treatment. With the rapidly increasing number of foreigners visiting or residing in Korea, more medical facilities have opened international clinics and have sought to provide medical services that best meet foreigners’ …

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Korea – Eligibility to Work

If a person who is not a Korean national wants to work in Korea, he/she will need to have a work visa sponsored by an entity in Korea.  In Korea, there is no separate work permit and the foreigner who wishes to work needs to obtain a proper work visa.  There are several types of …

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Cartus Global Network Awards 2017

Ahead of the Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Symposium, Reloc8 Asia Pacific Group partners attended the Cartus Cartus Global Network Conference 2017. During this event the following partner countries were recognised in the Cartus awards. India 2017 Cartus Global Network: Commitment to Excellence Platinum Award 2017 Cartus Global Network: Supplier Innovation Silver Award Japan 2017 Cartus …

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Korea – Visa and Immigration Key Facts

Last Updated: September 2017 To learn more, or for assistance with visa and Immigration matters, jump to Reloc8 Asia Pacific Group Korea’s contact page. Framework for Visa and Immigration Law Immigration Control Laws no. 13440 and its affiliated acts. Approval Authority Korea Immigration Office which is part of Ministry of Justice. Areas of Risk Short …

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Korea – Useful Phrases

Koreans are speaking “Korean”,  a unique language and they have also unique Korean alphabet called “Hangeul”.  Hangeul, not like Chinese or Japanese, is phonetic.  However, to learn speaking Korean would take time and effort for foreigners. These days Koreans, especially youngsters are much more exposed to foreign languages including English compared to their elders. Therefore …

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