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Myeongdong Home to Most Expensive Commercial Property in S. Korea

Myeongdong Home to Most Expensive Commercial Property in S. Korea

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Cosmetic chain Nature Republic’s flagship store in Myeongdong has been named the most expensive commercial property in South Korea for the 15th consecutive year. According to data released by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT), the official government appraisal of the land currently housing the Nature Republic [...]

Running a Marathon in Style

Running a Marathon in Style

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Group’s shopping business arm hosted its second Lotte Style Run yesterday at Ttukseom Hangang Park in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. In a departure from other running races, the Style Run asks participants to wear their own outfits and costumes befitting their personal style. A total of 4,000 runners took part [...]

“Smart” Farms Increase in Number

“Smart” Farms Increase in Number

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of “smart” farms integrated with the latest ICT technology has increased significantly recently, spurring a concomitant rise in productivity. This is according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, which announced these results at the Korea Innovation Growth Symposium held yesterday at the R&D Complex [...]

Daegu Hosts Insect Food Fest

Daegu Hosts Insect Food Fest

DAEGU, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The Agricultural Technology Center in Daegu will be holding a food festival where food free samples will be offered at the center’s hall in Bangchon-dong, Dong-gu at 2 p.m. So, what’s the catch? The food will be made from edible insects. This is due to the Agricultural Technology Center’s [...]

Dokdo Promotion Contest

Dokdo Promotion Contest

ANDONG, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The government of North Gyeongsang Province will hold a contest aimed at “creating a new culture on Dokdo” to help discover and promote new business ventures associated with the islets. The province announced plans yesterday to identify new ideas in two categories: cultural products and cultural branding. The cultural [...]