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 Public holidays in South Korea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Labour Day (근로자의날) on May 1 (not a public holiday, but many companies and the financial markets are closed)
Parents' Day (어버이날) on May 8 (not a public holiday)
Teachers' Day (스승의 날) on May 15 (not a public holiday)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Public_holidays_in_South_Korea   (160 words)

  
 South Korea travel guide - Wikitravel
The border between North and South Korea is considered the most heavily fortified border in the world, and while some crossings have occurred at the truce village of Panmunjeom, one of the cases (a Soviet defector in 1984) was shot at by both sides and, although he survived, you might not be so lucky.
South Korea is small enough that flying is more of a luxury than a necessity, with the notable exception of connections to the island of Jeju.
Motels in South Korea are generally very cheap hotels targeted at young couples aiming to spend 'time' together away from their elders, complete with plastic beds, occasionally vibrating, with strategically placed mirrors on the ceiling, as well as a VCR and a variety of appropriate videos.
wikitravel.org /en/South_Korea   (7991 words)

  
 List of holidays by country - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Religious holidays are observed according to the Julian calendar.
Public holidays are set by local authorities and therefore vary from place to place, although Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and January 2nd (and May Day?) are observed throughout the country.
For the holidays not observed on a specified Monday, when the date falls on a Saturday, it is observed the previous Friday, and when the date falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_holidays_by_country   (1546 words)

  
 South Korea - Gurupedia
The Republic of Korea (ROK; Korean: Daehan Minguk (Hangul: 대한 민국;;
Korea forms a peninsula that extends some 1,100 km from the Asian mainland, flanked by the Yellow Sea to the west and the Sea of Japan to the east, and terminated by the Tsushima Strait and the East China Sea to the south.
Hanja and older people in Korea still prefer to write words in Hanja, as they were strictly forbidden to study and speak the Korean language when Japan ruled.
www.gurupedia.com /s/so/south_korea.htm   (1462 words)

  
 south korea information
Korea forms a peninsula that extends some 1,100 km from the Asian mainland, flanked by the Yellow Sea ("West Sea") to the west and the East Sea/Sea of Japan to the east, and terminated by the Tsushima Strait and the South Sea (East China Sea) to the south.
True south is the direction towards the southern end of the axis about which the earth rotates, called the South Pole.
Magnetic south is the direction towards the south magnetic pole, some distance away from the south geographic pole.
www.global-terror.com /korea/south-korea.htm   (2123 words)

  
 South Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Republic of Korea (ROK for short; Daehan Min-guk (대한 민국 大韓民國) in Korean) is a country in East Asia, covering the southern half of the peninsula of Korea.
Korea forms a peninsula that extends some 1,100 km from the Asian mainland, flanked by the Yellow Sea to the west and the East Se/Sea of Japan (see Notice on Talk page) to the east, and terminated by the Korea Strait and the East China Sea to the south.
Political, social and economic instability in South Korea have driven many South Koreans to emmigrate to foreign countries, amongst which the friendship, freedom and opportunities provided by the United States and Canada render popularity.
usapedia.com /s/south-korea.html   (1278 words)

  
 South Korea Public Holidays and Bank Holidays - Calendar 2006
This database of bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays can also be viewed month-by-month rather than by country.
Public holidays that fall on a weekend are not forwarded, even if 2 different holidays fall on the same weekend day (as in 2006 for Buddha Day and Children Day).
Some of the bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for South Korea are based on calendars whose determination is inherently approximate, as described in the footnotes below, which we strongly urge you to read.
www.qppstudio.net /bankholidays2006/south_korea.htm   (652 words)

  
 South Korea - travel guide, holidays in South Korea -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is bordered to the north by North Korea, and Japan lies across the Korea Strait to the south.
South Korea holds the record of having the world's lowest birthrate (1.16 children per woman nationwide and even less in Seoul), and dealing with this will be one of the major problems of the 21st century.
Motels in South Korea are generally very cheap hotels targeted at young couples aiming to spend 'time' together away from their elders, complete with gaudy (occasionally vibrating)plastic beds with strategically placed mirrors on the ceiling, as well as a VCR and a variety of appropriate videos.
www.did-you-mean.com /travel/South_Korea   (6119 words)

  
 Top20ISouthKorea.com - Your Top20 Guide to South Korea!
Korea forms a peninsula that extends some 1,100 km from the Asian mainland, flanked by the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan (East Sea), and terminated by the Korea Strait and the East China Sea to the south.
South Korea's solid economy is characterized by moderate inflation, low unemployment, an export surplus, and fairly equal distribution of income.
South Korea's chaebol are often compared with Japan's keiretsu business groupings, the successors to the pre-war zaibatsu ("chaebol" and "zaibatsu" are Korean and Japanese pronunciations of the same Chinese characters).
www.top20southkorea.com   (3494 words)

  
 Korea South History - TravelPuppy.com
The first civilisation in Korea was centred on the state of Choson which developed in the northwest corner of the peninsula during the second century BC.
Korea South developed a successful capitalist economy, but then failed to develop a political system of comparable sophistication.
The Government was obliged to promise to reform Korea South’s creaking financial system and end the relationship between Government and the chaebol industrial giants who control much of the economy.
travelpuppy.com /korea-south/history.htm   (1341 words)

  
 South Korea Holidays
Public holidays that fall on a weekend are not forwarded, even if 2 different holidays fall on the same weekend day (happens in 2006 for Buddha Day and Children Day).
This sometimes causes some holidays based on either of the Korean calendars to occur one day later than the corresponding Chinese date (this occurs, on average, in about 4% of the cases).
Saturdays : Our research indicates that bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays that occur on a Saturday in South Korea, are not moved, nor are any days in lieu given.
www.southtravels.com /asia/southkorea/holidays.html   (425 words)

  
 Korea, South
It is mountainous in the east; in the west and south are many harbors on the mainland and offshore islands.
South Korea came into being after World War II, the result of a 1945 agreement reached by the Allies at the Potsdam Conference, making the 38th parallel the boundary between a northern zone of the Korean peninsula to be occupied by the USSR and southern zone to be controlled by U.S. forces.
The new republic was proclaimed on Aug. 15 and was recognized as the legal government of Korea by the UN on Dec. 12, 1948.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0107690.html   (1239 words)

  
 Public Holidays
January 9 - 13 - (9th is a half-day holiday for the public sector) Kurban Bayrami (Feast of the Sacrifice)
October 22 - 24, 2006 - (22nd is a half-day holiday for the public sector) Ramazan Bayrami (End of Ramadan); Oct 11 - 14, 2007 - (11th is a half-day holiday for the public sector)
December 30, 2006 - January 3, 2007 - (30th is a half-day holiday for the public sector) Kurban Bayrami (Feast of the Sacrifice)
www.partyguideonline.com /occasions/publicholidays.html   (1993 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: South korea
South Korea: Presidency of the Republic of Korea
Detailed handbook describing the history of South Korea and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.
Basic reference information about South Korea, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
bubl.ac.uk /link/s/southkorea.htm   (630 words)

  
 Korea Hotels, Korea Hotel Reservations, Discount Hotels in Korea
The first day of the first moon is Seollal (lunar new year Jan/Feb), when South Korea grinds to a halt.
It is the heart of Korea’s culture and education as well as politics and economics.
Busan is Korea's second largest city and the number one trading port.
www.stayxs.com /korea   (475 words)

  
 International Parental Child Abduction South Korea
GENERAL INFORMATION: South Korea is not a party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, nor are there any international or bilateral treaties in force between South Korea and the United States dealing with international parental child abduction.
CUSTODY DISPUTES: In South Korea, parents who are legally married share the custody of their children.
Dual-national males are subject to mandatory military service in South Korea if they do not make a decision on their nationality before the age 18.
travel.state.gov /family/abduction_skorea.html   (1241 words)

  
 South Korea Travel
South Korea is in Eastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea.
The official language of South Korea is Korean.
White with a red (top) and blue yin-yang symbol in the centre; there is a different fl trigram from the ancient I Ching (Book of Changes) in each corner of the white field.
www.local-time.com /time-zone/asia/south-korea/travel.htm   (147 words)

  
 South Korea Tours & Excursion for Individual and Group
Korean Folk Village is located 41km south of Seoul, 243 acres is an open-air folk museum.
A very good experience to see South and North Korea both in one place.
This tour is OPERATED only on weekdays and non public holidays of South Korea and America.
www.southtravels.com /asia/southkorea/citytours.html   (612 words)

  
 General Resources: Korea, South: Selected Internet Resources (Portals to the World, Library ofCongress)
The Korea Society is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.
In pursuit of its mission, the Society arranges programs that facilitate discussion, exchanges, and research on topics of vital interest to both countries in the areas of public policy, business, education, intercultural relations, and the arts.
General information on South Korea, managed by the Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
www.loc.gov /rr/international/asian/korea/resources/korea-general.html   (488 words)

  
 WORLD-WIDE HOLIDAYS - INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS
By using this database you agree that netogram.com is not liable for any claims of damages arising from errors in this database.
Puerto Rico - Puerto Rican Public Holidays 2006
South Korea (republic of Korea) - South Korean Public Holidays 2006
www.netogram.com /holi.htm   (147 words)

  
 Archery History FAQ
While there were archers present at the battle, as seen on the Bayeux Tapestry, they formed a relatively small part of the Norman army (and smaller part of the English) and were used to soften up the English for cavalry attacks.
1236 korea was reoccupied after a rebellion (was part of Chin) 1236 with ogadei kakahn, Subatai returned to Russia with 150,000 men and consolidated the gains made in Eastern Russia
1363 all men were ordered to practice archery on Sundays and holidays no man under 24 was allowed to shoot at a known distance and no man over 24 was to shoot at any mark less than 11 score yds this was reaffirmed in 1512 and was still in force in 1633
www.public.asu.edu /~roblewis/Archery/History.htm   (3142 words)

  
 AsiaSource: AsiaEVENTS - A resource of the Asia Society
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Note: Also celebrates all legal holidays observed in the United States.
Note: Dasai holiday shall be observed as per the date fixed in the Kuensel Calendar.
www.asiasource.org /events/asiaholidays.cfm   (368 words)

  
 Holidays and Festivals - South Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
We love them and we’d love them more if they were uniform across the globe.
Holidays and Festivals have a habit of happening after you’ve worked out your travel schedule to the last nanosecond.
Choose a country to view holidays and festivals
www.journeymart.com /tools/country/ctryKorea(South).htm   (85 words)

  
 Parents' Day :: Holidays
Parents' Day (어버이 날) is a holiday similar to a combination of Father's Day and Mother's Day that is celebrated in The Republic of Korea on May 8.
In the United States, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that she approved of such a holiday.
Parents Day Project - Includes activities for National Parents' Day, background information on the holiday, and suggestions for celebrating it.
society.gourt.com /Holidays/Parents'-Day.html   (296 words)

  
 Calendar of all legal Public and Bank Holidays worldwide, until 2050
Calendar of all legal Public and Bank Holidays worldwide, until 2050
This site informs you of all the days when banks (as well as stock exchange & school holidays in a number of countries) are closed due to religious or public events.
We also carry most trading & settlement holidays.
www.bank-holidays.com /index.htm   (189 words)

  
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