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Forest Healing Programs Help to Overcome Corona Blues

Forest Healing Programs Help to Overcome Corona Blues

DAEJEON, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A new healing program through forest walking has been effective in overcoming depressive symptoms caused by the coronavirus. The Korea Forest Service (KFS) announced Wednesday that psychological stability among program participants rose from 66.97 points before the program to 71.27 points after the program. The KFS began offering healing [...]

S. Korea’s Largest Hardwood Charcoal Producer to Build Industrial Complex

S. Korea’s Largest Hardwood Charcoal Producer to Build Industrial Complex

JINCHEON, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — North Chungcheong Province’s Jincheon County, South Korea’s largest hardwood charcoal producer, is building an eco-friendly hardwood charcoal industrial cluster. The county plans to invest 4.8 billion won (US$4.3 million) to build a hardwood charcoal industrial complex on 36,000 square meters of land in Baekgok District by 2024. Jincheon is [...]

Jeju Expects Offseason Training Demand to Pick Up During the Winter

Jeju Expects Offseason Training Demand to Pick Up During the Winter

JEJU, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The provincial government of Jeju Island, South Korea’s most popular vacation destination, said Monday it expects the demand for offseason training to increase somewhat this winter as the island has remained relatively unscathed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jeju Province expects Korean sports teams to opt not to go overseas [...]