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‘Streets Without Cars’ in Gwangneung Forest

‘Streets Without Cars’ in Gwangneung Forest

SUWON, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gyeonggi Provincial Council plans to discuss the creation of ‘streets without cars’ to protect Gwangneung Forest, South Korea’s largest repository of diverse plant species and a biosphere reserve selected by UNESCO. The council announced upcoming legislation on Friday that will stipulate the requirements of a ‘carless street’ in [...]

S. Koreans Commemorate Feb. 8 Independence Declaration in Tokyo

S. Koreans Commemorate Feb. 8 Independence Declaration in Tokyo

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans held a memorial ceremony on Thursday commemorating the 100th anniversary of the “February 8th Independence Declaration” in Japan. The Korean YMCA in Japan hosted a 100th Anniversary Ceremony of the February 8th Independence Declaration in Tokyo, in memory of those who led the independence movement of Korea 100 years ago [...]

Nami Island to Offer Translation Services for Foreigners

Nami Island to Offer Translation Services for Foreigners

CHUNCHEON, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Nami Island, Chuncheon’s most representative tourist destination, has introduced a new translation service for foreigners. Nami Island, Inc., in partnership with Papago, the artificial intelligence-based translation service from internet giant Naver Corp., has begun to offer translation services for foreign tourists. Each year, more than 1 million tourists from [...]