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Jeju Hosts Horse-Riding Marathon

Jeju Hosts Horse-Riding Marathon

JEJU, South Korea, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Jeju hosted the 2017 Jeju Horse Endurance Festival on Sunday, organized by the Korea Halla-Horse Association.  Some 500 equestrians from Korea and overseas participated in the contest, with athletes competing in three events – 10-kilometer, 20-kilometer, and 30-kilometer races – in individual and team categories.  Endurance riding [...]

Breakdancing 480 Meters Up in the Air

Breakdancing 480 Meters Up in the Air

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Celebrating Lotte World Tower’s Guinness World Record of having the highest glass-floor observatory in the world, a group of breakdancers offered a special performance Thursday at the tower’s Seoul Sky observatory, transparent through 478 meters of thin air.  Seoul Sky is located on the 118th floor of the 123-story [...]

Street Painted Yellow for Children’s Safety

Street Painted Yellow for Children’s Safety

CHANGWON, South Korea, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) – On Thursday, Changwon’s Masan Dongbu Police Station installed “yellow carpets” in front of three elementary schools in its district to improve traffic safety for commuting children.  By painting the walls and the pavement yellow, a separate space is created that subconsciously encourages children to stand within the [...]

Divided Nation Awaits Impeachment Decision

Divided Nation Awaits Impeachment Decision

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) – On Wednesday, South Korea celebrated the 98th anniversary of the March 1st Movement – the 1919 independence movement against Japan’s colonial occupation – but with the nation deeply divided over President Park Geun-hye’s corruption scandal, which has been dominating the country’s airwaves since October 2016.  With experts widely speculating [...]