South Korea to open its first foreign-language television channel

South Korea is to open a foreign-languages television channel with a view to offering new and original programming.The South Korean Broadcasting Corporation said on Tuesday that it will launch an English-language service that will run on a cable TV network and also on digital platforms, including Netflix.It said it plans to broadcast three programming channels, including one featuring a new […]

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Border patrol detains tourist visa holder in Texas

A border patrol agent arrested a Texas man Wednesday for a suspected visa violation, according to the U.S. Border Patrol.The suspect, a Mexican national who was traveling on a tourist visa, was taken into custody after he failed a drug test, the Border Patrol said in a statement.The incident occurred about 1:30 p.m.ET at a checkpoint at the U-Haul terminal […]

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Japan to extend electronic visa check by 1 month

AUSTRALIA will extend electronic check-in at immigration centres by 1 year, a senior official said Friday, as Japan prepares to open its first-ever electronic visa-check-in system.The move, expected to be announced as soon as Thursday, comes as Japan is expected to sign up to an agreement with the U.S. to extend a similar system to other Asian nations.Japanese Prime Minister […]

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Which visa should I apply for?

By now, you’re probably wondering which visa you should apply for.In the past, visa applications were only accepted if you had already visited Turkey and were not eligible for an H-1B visa.However, a new rule that took effect this week makes it easier to apply for an international work permit or work visa for your spouse, dependent children, and others […]

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Visa versa, costco anywhere

AUSTRALIA’S largest retailer has stopped selling tickets to overseas visitors in order to stop them from overstaying their visas.Costco, which owns the iconic Woolworths and Kmart stores in Sydney, is the latest in a number of retailers that have stopped selling overseas visitors and Australians in recent months to avoid the negative publicity from visa overstays.Mr Abbott’s new Labor government […]

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