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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 [...]

Korean Farmers Grow Giant Strawberries

Korean Farmers Grow Giant Strawberries

NONSAN, South Korea, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Two strawberry farms in Nonsan, South Chungcheong Province, have been harvesting giant strawberries dubbed “King’s Berries”.  The farmers started cultivating the fruit in September after completing a pilot project in 2015. The large berries weigh about 30 grams each, and are twice as large as typical strawberries, [...]

Albino Bat Found in Korean National Park

Albino Bat Found in Korean National Park

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Is it a good omen for 2017?  Odaesan National Park representatives reported Monday that an albino bat was found during the first park inspection of the year. According to officials, the animal is a mutated version of a greater horseshoe bat (rhinolophus ferrumequinum), a common breed found [...]