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South Korea: railway workers holidays

The Union of railway workers of South Korea stated that the employees of Korail affiliated company, are forced to work overtime, “smiling”.

. Yes, Kang Joon hates the holidays. Hundreds of additional trains are appointed for travelers heading to their hometowns, but Korail Tourism Devlopment, where she works as a tour guide on the train, do not hire additional staff to work on this tight schedule. While all the other people celebrate the holidays, the workload of the Kahn and her colleagues only grows.

The so-called “2-2 change” quite frequent during the holidays. Workers in this period did not return home after the end of the shift Instead, they sleep off in the company’s offices and then once again go to work. Typically, a crew member of the high-speed KTX train from Busan to Seoul would have to return home at the end of the working day. But if you change “2-2” employee sleeps 4-5 hours somewhere at the nearest station before heading back to Seoul. The Korean railway workers Union ( KRWU ) evaluates actual working hours during such shift at 25 hours.

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FROM KOREA WITH LOVE

Many of those who visited the neighbouring us, Primorye, South Korea, on a private experience I know that health care in this country is amazing compared to familiar native language, cultural level, attention, care, not to mention the most modern methods of treatment.

Unlike the oligarchs, who could afford any luxury of the world clinic, ordinary Russians are treated in Korea is not worse, but at very affordable prices. Korea now occupies an active position in the global market of medical tourism. And in the vanguard of this process is the international medical center “Chanson” located in a resort area on the shore of a picturesque lake, a 30-minute drive from Seoul.

No wonder it is called international because specializes in treating foreign patients, the total number reaches 30 percent. This is the largest number of hospitals in Korea, for which the centre received a national award. Besides, the indisputable advantages of the center are the latest medical equipment, a combination of Western and Eastern methods of medicine, which gives particularly good results and a well developed network of partners in Korea and abroad. The center is popular among foreigners because there are a number of free services. This visa support and mediation, translation of medical documents, the calculation Continue reading

Japan: country of tradition and majestic nature

It is an island state at all times attracts pilgrims, as all the eternal mysteries of the East. Ancient culture, preserved until these days the old traditions on the background of a highly developed economy and high living standards of Japanese people, always interested in the Western world. Many people come here to breathe in this atmosphere, to discover the country of the samurai and the world’s best electronics.

The main part of the territory of Japan is located on four Islands. It — Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku. The island is covered with lush vegetation and volcanoes. The volcanoes of the Japanese attitude, as to the pet, hardly notice them, but always remember them. More than half of the current volcanoes.

In whatever time of year you should not be able to fly to Japan, you do not expect neither the African heat and Arctic frosts. The climate in Japan gold. As expected, as the seasons change. Similar to the European winter, with snow and frost, within reasonable limits, (in Europe, by the way, you start to forget what a normal winter). Summers can be very hot or not as we are. But in spring and autumn in the Japanese Islands – a great the rainy season, the most that is necessary. Just right Continue reading

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