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Core Copyright Industries Growing in South Korean Economy

Core Copyright Industries Growing in South Korean Economy

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The core copyright industries are playing an increasing role in South Korea, collectively making a growing contribution to the economy. The Korea Copyright Commission released data on Tuesday which revealed that the core copyright industries including broadcasting, performances, and creative work made more contributions to the South Korean economy in [...]

Nation’s Biggest “Futsal Town” Located on Seoul Department Store Rooftop

Nation’s Biggest “Futsal Town” Located on Seoul Department Store Rooftop

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The I’Park Department Store located adjacent to Yongsan Station in Seoul will host the largest “futsal town” in South Korea.  I’Park Department Store announced on December 14 that it has construction of five new futsal fields atop its expanded rooftop space have been completed. This brings the total number [...]

Actor Jang Keun-suk to Represent PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

Actor Jang Keun-suk to Represent PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

CHUNCHEON, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Actor and singer Jang Keun-suk has been chosen as an honorary ambassador for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Jang will represent the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, as well as tourism in Gangwon Province, after receiving a plaque in celebration of his appointment at an event held [...]

President Moon Lends Support to PyeongChang 2018 Ticket Sales

President Moon Lends Support to PyeongChang 2018 Ticket Sales

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – President Moon Jae-in showed off his tickets for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics online on Sunday, lending help to boost ticket sales. Moon appeared on the official website of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, where he has announced some of the lucky ticket holders who upload pictures on the internet might [...]

Former Footballer Park Ji-sung Becomes First Korean Torchbearer for PyeongChang 2018

Former Footballer Park Ji-sung Becomes First Korean Torchbearer for PyeongChang 2018

OLYMPIA, Greece, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Football star Park Ji-sung became the first South Korean torchbearer for the PyeongChang Winter Games after receiving the flame from Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis at the Pierre de Coubertin Monument on Tuesday. Park, who starred as a midfielder for Manchester United, said on Tuesday he feels honored to [...]