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Mass Migration of Baby Toads Spotted in Ulsan

Mass Migration of Baby Toads Spotted in Ulsan

ULSAN, South Korea, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Residents of the southeastern city of Ulsan have spotted tens of thousands of baby toads covering the streets of Janghyeon-dong, according to reports Wednesday. Officials believe that the 1.5 centimeter-long animals hatched in the neighborhood’s reservoir and were headed towards Hwangbang Mountain.  “I couldn’t even set foot [...]

South Korean Festival Offers Paleolithic Experience

South Korean Festival Offers Paleolithic Experience

YEONCHEON, South Korea, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) – The 25th Yeoncheon Jeongok-ri Paleolithic Festival kicked off on Wednesday for the Children’s Day weekend, featuring various performances and participatory events.  Among over a dozen events on offer at the festival are a Paleolithic barbeque session, where visitors enjoy barbeque grill cooking the ancient way; a Paleolithic [...]

Seoul Offers Discounts to “Hanbok” Wearers

Seoul Offers Discounts to “Hanbok” Wearers

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Tuesday that it is offering 50 percent discounts to audience members wearing hanbok, Korean traditional attire, for 19 performances taking place at four of the city’s performance venues – the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Seoul Namsan Traditional Theater, Seoul Donhwamun Traditional Theater, and [...]

Lotte Department Store Introduces Robot Assistant

Lotte Department Store Introduces Robot Assistant

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Lotte Department Store’s Myeongdong location became South Korea’s first retail outlet on Monday to introduce robot shopping assistant “el Bot.”  The 1.2-meter-tall machine is capable of providing various information to shoppers, according to officials.  For example, it can recommend and give directions to restaurants inside the department store, or [...]