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“Slow Mailbox” Appeals to Foreigners

“Slow Mailbox” Appeals to Foreigners

JEONJU, South Korea, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean city of Jeonju has just set up a “slow mailbox” for foreigners to promote slow living amid fast-changing social trends and technological advancements. Letters mailed from these mailboxes, first introduced in Korea a couple of years ago, are usually delivered six to twelve months later.  [...]

Chonbuk National University Renovates Campus Traditional Style

Chonbuk National University Renovates Campus Traditional Style

JEONJU, South Korea, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Chonbuk National University, located in the historical city of Jeonju, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year by renovating its campus with a taste of Korea’s traditional architecture.  According to officials, 6 billion won ($5.1 million) will be invested into renovating the school’s main gate, which will [...]

Milla Jovovich Visits Korean Border

Milla Jovovich Visits Korean Border

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – There are no zombies in the demilitarized zone (DMZ), but Ukrainian-born actress Milla Jovovich decided to pay a visit anyway.  Jovovich was in South Korea promoting her upcoming film Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, the final installment of the zombie film series, which is scheduled for release here on [...]