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Giant Catfish Released Back into the Wild

Giant Catfish Released Back into the Wild

CHEONGYANG, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A gigantic catfish that was caught previously in Cheongyang County in South Chungcheong Province in April was released back into the wild. The catfish caught in the Geumgang River in the Hwayang-ri, Mok-myeon district measured 1.35 meters in length and weighed 38 kilograms. According to the local municipality, the [...]

Drag Racing Contest of “Tuned Vehicles” to Take Place in Daegu

Drag Racing Contest of “Tuned Vehicles” to Take Place in Daegu

DAEGU, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The “2018 Daegu Tuning Car Racing Contest” will be held in Guji-myeon, Dalseong-gu of Daegu on October 14. The contest seeks to promote car tuning with motorsports becoming an increasingly popular hobby in South Korea. According to the city government of Daegu, over 130 finalists maneuvering tuned vehicles will [...]

Taxi Drivers Protest Against Kakao’s “Illegal” Carpooling Venture

Taxi Drivers Protest Against Kakao’s “Illegal” Carpooling Venture

SEONGNAM, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean taxi drivers held a second round of demonstrations in front of the head office of Kakao Mobility situated in Pangyo, Seongnam in Gyeonggi Province yesterday, protesting against Kakao’s expected carpool service. Over 500 members of the “committee against illegal carpooling” – composed of four taxi-related labor unions [...]

“Statue of Peace” Part of Lineup at Korean Parade in New York’s Manhattan District

“Statue of Peace” Part of Lineup at Korean Parade in New York’s Manhattan District

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean American Association of Greater New York announced on October 6 that the “Korean Parade” it had hosted in New York’s Manhattan district that afternoon ended successfully. This was the 38th parade organized by the association. The parade featuring a Korean traditional percussion band and parade floats marched [...]