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Central North Korean Newspaper Calls for “Revolutionary Spirit” in Response to UN Sanctions, International Disapproval

Central North Korean Newspaper Calls for “Revolutionary Spirit” in Response to UN Sanctions, International Disapproval

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – To no one’s surprise, North Korea remains, at least outwardly, undaunted and defiant in the face of international condemnation over its persistent nuclear weapons program. The official newspaper of the autocratic government, Rodong Sinmun (translated as labor newspaper), lambasted the recent developments in its September 20 issue under the [...]

Sunchang County Lights Up the Dark Near Gyeongchun Stream in Preparation for Fall

Sunchang County Lights Up the Dark Near Gyeongchun Stream in Preparation for Fall

SUNCHANG, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Sunchang County, in North Jeolla Province will spend 1.95 billion won to decorate parts of the walking path alongside the Gyeongchun Stream. At the Gyeongchun Bridge, the 80-meter-long entrance to Sunchang, the county government is planning to install a 5.5-meter-tall arch. The government is also planning to create a [...]

Korean Government Commissions 5,000-Ton Ship to Detect Offshore Petroleum Gas Deposits

Korean Government Commissions 5,000-Ton Ship to Detect Offshore Petroleum Gas Deposits

DAEJEON, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources announced on the last day of August that plans for the construction of a ship equipped with cutting-edge technology destined to detect offshore petroleum reserves were given the go ahead by the government. The vessel will also possess onboard capabilities allowing [...]

Dead Mine Gwangmyeong Cave Proves a Popular Tourist Attraction

Dead Mine Gwangmyeong Cave Proves a Popular Tourist Attraction

GWANGMYEONG, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Over 3 million people have visited Gwangmyeong Cave in Gyeonggi Province in the 28 months since the venue was first commercialized, making it one of the most famous tourist attractions in the region. According to data released on Wednesday by the Gyeonggi provincial government, nearly 3.2 million tourists have visited [...]

Stray Dog App Picks Up Support from Ministry of Agriculture

Stray Dog App Picks Up Support from Ministry of Agriculture

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) —  The Ministry of Agriculture held a trial event earlier this week for an award-winning stray dog app called ‘Paw in Hand’, which helps users find lost dogs or adopt unclaimed pets. The event hosted by the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFRA) at Daejeon’s animal protection center [...]

South Korean Eco-Friendly LNG-Fueled Vessel Attracts Attention

South Korean Eco-Friendly LNG-Fueled Vessel Attracts Attention

INCHEON, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — An LNG vessel built by the Incheon Port Authority (IPA) is attracting international attention for its energy efficiency and environmental friendliness. According to IPA officials, the vessel, which the organization claims to be Asia’s very first LNG-fueled ship, received international attention at this year’s LNG Bunkering Conference held in Singapore. [...]