Living in South Korea
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
| Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in South Korea
| Business and Economy in South Korea
The Economist is a British weekly newsmagazine reporting on the global economy, politics etc. The Country Briefings, compiled for 60 countries by the Economist Intelligence Unit, provides extensive economic and political data, as well as links to articles. Take a look at the South Korea Country Briefing.
World Trade Organization egulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its members, including South Korea.
International Monetary Fund promoted financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 184 member countries. The website provides country information (with a section on South Korea) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.
American Chamber of Commerce in Korea, www.amchamkorea.org; #4501, Trade Tower 159-1, Samsung-dong, Kangnam-gu, Seoul 135-729, Korea; Tel: (82-2) 564-2040; Fax: (82-2) 564-2050; firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including a section on South Korea.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) provides a lot of economic information about its member states, including South Korea.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for South Korea
AlloExpat.com is an information and resource portal for expatriates living in or moving to the Asia-Pacific region, including an online forum for expatriates in South Korea.
AsiaXPAT provides extensive expatriate resources for those moving to one of 13 East Asian cities, including Seoul.
Asia Expats Forum is a community forum for expatriates living in Asia, with country-specific discussion groups including a Korea Expat Forum.
BritishExpats.com is a website dedicated to British expats around the world, including a general forum on the Far East, including postings from South Korea.
Expat Web Directory provides listings of expatriate discussion groups and forums for most countries, including South Korea.
Expat Exchange provides a wealth of resources and articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about South Korea.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for South Korea.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on South Korea, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
| Government and International Organizations in South Korea
Korea.net–Gateway to Korea, www.korea.net, is an information website of the Korean Overseas Information Service.
Korean Ministry of Culture and Tourism, www.mct.go.kr/english/index.jsp
Permanent Mission of South Korea to the United Nations, www.un.int/korea/index.htm, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links--or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.org/english or www.un.int.
The World Bank, www.worldbank.org, provides reports and analysis about infrastructure, health, trade and more, with a section on East Asia & the Pacific, including South Korea.
| News and Media in South Korea
Joon Ang Daily, joongangdaily.joins.com
PusanWeb.com, www.pusanweb.com, offers information including blogs, job classifieds, forums and baseball schedules.
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in South Korea.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including South Korea.
| Recommended Reading on South Korea
| Travel Information on South Korea
Tour2Korea, english.tour2korea.com, is the official site of the Korea Tourism Organization. USA Office: 2 Executive Drive, Suite 750, Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024, U.S.A. Tel: (201) 585-0909; Fax: (201) 585-9041; Toll Fre: 1-800-TOUR-KOR(EA); email@example.com.
Asia Trotter provides useful links and resources for travelers to Asia, with a section on South Korea.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on Asia, including South Korea.