KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The Employment Permit Section (EPS) Korea under the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) is conducting the Korean Language Test (KLT) from February 19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Those who participated in the Korean language test for shipbuilding under the Employment Permit System (EPS) will be able to participate in the language test opened for the manufacturing sector jobs in South Korea. The Korean government has decided to let all the applicants participate in the examination and has informed the Nepal government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: While many young people seeking foreign employment often fall victim to scams, a government agency is effectively managing the process with transparency. The Employment Permit System (EPS), implemented by the government 18 years ago, has proven to have a positive impact.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Young people willing to go to Korea for foreign employment are demanding that the quota for 2024 be opened in 2024 instead of now. To get this demand of theirs addressed, they initiated a protest on Tuesday, which lasted for four days, concluding on Friday.

Kathmandu, Sept 1: Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Nepal, Tae-Young Park, has said they were ready to help in the development of Nepal’s tourism sector.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The Government of Nepal and the Embassy of Republic of Korea in Nepal have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for building a 100-bed capacity well-equipped hospital at Madhyapur Thimi Municipality of Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Republic of Korea has provided equipment worth over Rs 4.1 million to three hospitals in Nepal to manage their waste.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The government on Monday urged the South Korean authorities to allow the Nepali workers who have already been selected for different jobs in South Korea and are waiting to fly to the country to join their jobs there.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Chandragiri Municipality is to establish a sister city relationship with two municipalities of South Korea. The relations will also feature exchange of experiences on seasonal workers, agricultural technology, cultural, historical and other subjects.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Workers going to Korea for employment under the Nepal-Korea government agreement have to bear the cost of hotel quarantine by themselves.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has permitted the South Korea-bound migrant workers to carry additional up to US $ 1,500 citing the expenses that the workers have to incur while staying in the quarantine posts there.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The government is resuming the Korean language test under Employment Permit System (EPS), which was put on hold for over a year due to e coronavirus pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The South Korean government is resuming job placement for eligible Nepali workers that has been suspended for the past 20 months.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Nepal, Park Chong-suk, on Wednesday said that the Korean government will resume the process of taking Nepali workers who have passed the Korean language test and are looking to migrate to South Korea for jobs.

SEOUL, Feb 16: South Korea has arranged to buy coronavirus vaccines for 23 million more people, its prime minister said on Tuesday, a day after authorities decided to scale back initial vaccination plans, citing delays and efficacy concerns.

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec 16: A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately.

SEOUL, July 25: North Korea fired two short-range missiles early on Thursday from its eastern coast, South Korea’s military said, the first missile test since leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to revive stalled denuclearization talks.

SEOUL, July 19: As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves.

BEIJING, June 21: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicated changes” in the region, the North’s state media said Friday.

SEOUL, June 19: Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons.

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Korean Language Test under the Employment Permit System (EPS)  started on Saturday. The examination will conclude on Sunday.

SEOUL, May 19: Nepali Community residing in South Korea has extended their helping hands to the fire victims of the recent fire in Gangwon Province.

Mayday for protectionism

April 28, 2019 00:30 am

Whereas America built less than one million gross tons of ships between 2014 and 2016, South Korea and China produced a combined 140 million tons

As she pursued her dream of becoming a fashion model, veering for years between extreme dieting and overeating, Park I Seul realized she had a problem: She was not tall and skinny, like typical runway models, nor was she big enough to be a plus-size model.

TOKYO, Dec 31: Kim Jong Un will be keeping North Korea watchers busy on New Year’s Day, when he is expected to give his annual address laying out the country’s top priorities for the year ahead.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: A Nepali student in South Korea has raised a sum of Rs 76,748 to support the education of Puja Khatri of Baglung, who had to quit education due to financial hardship.

POKHARA/SYANGJA, Nov 4: Korea has claimed the top spot in the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) after the end of the fifth round on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokhrel has appreciated the Republic of Korea for the notable assistance it has provided to Nepal in development, study, training and ICT sectors.

SINGAPORE, Aug 4: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia, China, and other countries on Saturday against any violation of international sanctions on North Korea that could reduce pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Pompeo’s comments came on the heels of a new United Nations report that found North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating U.N. sanctions, including through illicit ship-to-ship transfers of oil.

Kedar Shrestha enthralls Korea

July 30, 2018 10:07 am

KATHMANDU, July 30: Artist Kedar Shrestha participated in two international drama festivals where he showcased his solo-drama ‘Mr. Moon, Miss Sun, and Mrs. Crow’ in ‘Pum Theatre Festival 2018’, and ‘Aasitez Korea International summer theatre festival.’

WASHINGTON DC, July 27: North Korea on Friday handed over the remains of some U.S. soldiers who died during the 1950-53 Korean War, giving new momentum to a diplomatic detente that had shown signs of stalling in recent weeks.

PYEONGTAEK, July 27: North Korea on Friday returned the remains of what are believed to be U.S. servicemen killed during the Korean War, the White House said, with a U.S military plane making a rare trip from a U.S. base in South Korea to a coastal city in the North to retrieve the remains.

BEIJING, July 24: China’s Commerce Ministry launched an anti-dumping investigation on Monday into stainless steel imports from four countries. Domestic producers have complained that a flood of cheaper products has damaged the local industry.

BEIJING, July 21:  China has decided to invest 600 million yuan ($88 million) in North Korean infrastructure such as roads around a border bridge, sources in both countries have said, raising concerns that Beijing may violate U.N. resolutions.

KATHMADU, July 13: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa met with North Korea’s ambassador to Nepal, Kim Yong Hak at the Ministry of Home Affairs. In the meeting, the two dwelled to strengthen mutual collaboration and cooperation to enrich relationship.

SEOUL/TOKYO, July 8: North Korea accused the United States on Saturday of making “gangster-like” demands in talks over its nuclear program, contradicting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hours after he left saying the old enemies had made progress on key issues.

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, July 6: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in North Korea on Friday, hoping to “fill in” details on the North’s plans to dismantle its nuclear program and also to secure the remains of U.S. troops missing from the Korean War.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Only about 10.7 percent of the total applicants who sat for the Korean Language Test (KLT) conducted under the Employment Permit System (EPS) of South Korea, have made it through.

SOUTH KOREA, June 29: South Korea will tighten laws governing the arrival of refugees, the Justice Ministry said on Friday, after a rapid rise in the number of Yemeni asylum seekers sparked anti-refugee sentiment in the racially homogeneous country.

KAZAN, June 27: Champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup after suffering a stunning 2-0 defeat by a tenacious South Korea on Wednesday that eliminated them in the opening round for the first time in 80 years.

All four teams can still progress from Group F, Germany have never been eliminated at the group stage

LAS VEGAS, June 24: President Donald Trump defended his tough stance on immigrants crossing the U.S. border with Mexico on Saturday, praising his administration for a job well done and saying his approach will make the United States stronger.

ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 23:  Mexico built on the momentum from their stunning victory over world champions Germany by overpowering South Korea 2-1 on Saturday to take a giant step towards the World Cup last 16.

Mexico hoping to reach Round of 16 for seventh time running, Korea Republic have not won a world finals match since South Africa 2010

US President Donald Trump has renewed sanctions on North Korea, citing an "extraordinary threat" from its nuclear weapons - just 10 days after saying there was no risk from Pyongyang.

MINNESOTA, June 22: Trump claimed during a rally in Minnesota that Pyongyang was pursuing a path of denuclearization and had "stopped everything we wanted them to stop," adding that he and Kim Jong-un had "great chemistry" during the summit in Singapore on June 12.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 18: Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 and ended their worrying goal drought with a 1-0 victory over South Korea that was a must-win if they want to progress from a tricky-looking Group F.

​Maiden meeting between Sweden and Korea Republic at the World Cup Reigning champions Germany and Mexico are the other sides in Group F

SEOUL, South Korea, June 14:  The United States and its Asian allies worked Thursday to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump’s concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. would halt military exercises with South Korea, with Trump’s top diplomat insisting the president hadn’t backed down from his firm line on North Korea’s nukes.