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Cheerleading Teams Hailing from 8 Countries to Arrive in Pyeongchang

Cheerleading Teams Hailing from 8 Countries to Arrive in Pyeongchang

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Numbering around 200 members in total, cheerleading teams from eight different countries are participating in a cheerleading event as part of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. From February 19 through 25, the eight delegations will take turns putting on performances throughout Gangneung and Pyeongchang. In between performances, cheerleading team [...]

Myeong-dong Nature Republic Store Most Expensive Property in South Korea

Myeong-dong Nature Republic Store Most Expensive Property in South Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Cosmetic chain Nature Republic’s flagship store in Myeong-dong has been named the most expensive commercial property in South Korea for the 15th consecutive year, new government data has revealed. According to data released by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on Monday, properties in Myeong-dong dominated the top [...]

Seoul District Bus Stops Keep Riders Warm

Seoul District Bus Stops Keep Riders Warm

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Nine bus stops in Seoul’s Seocho District have specially designed heated benches that figure to be highly popular throughout the remainder of winter. Incorporating “nanocarbon surface heating”, these benches – called ondol chairs – keep bottoms warm by maintaining temperatures from 40 to 42 degrees Celsius. Thanks to its 203cm [...]

S. Koreans Watch More Speed Skating Than Anyone on YouTube

S. Koreans Watch More Speed Skating Than Anyone on YouTube

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Among the Winter Olympic categories watched on YouTube, no country watches speed skating competitions more than South Koreans, the streaming service has revealed. In fact, South Koreans watched 10 times more speed skating via YouTube than any other country, befitting a nation that is considered a speed skating powerhouse, [...]

Gyeonggi Province Using Sniffer Dogs for Pest Control

Gyeonggi Province Using Sniffer Dogs for Pest Control

YONGIN, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Gyeonggi Province has launched a new sniffer dog team to tackle termite infestations at cultural properties. According to Yongin-based theme park Everland, the S1 detection dog center and the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage will conduct an inspection at famous wooden buildings with cultural values in Gyeonggi this week, [...]