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Boryeong to Export Its Mud to Rotorua

Boryeong to Export Its Mud to Rotorua

BORYEONG, South Korea, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s coastal city of Boryeong has signed a contract to export its famous mud to Rotorua in New Zealand’s North Island, a city official said Monday. Boryeong Mayor Kim Dong-il and Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick signed the contract on Saturday, under which the South Korean city will export 5 tons of mud powder worth [...]

North Korean Taekwondo Officials and Athletes Arrive in South Korea

North Korean Taekwondo Officials and Athletes Arrive in South Korea

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – A group of North Korean taekwondo officials and athletes arrived in South Korea on Friday for soon-to-be historic performances at the world championships. Amid much fanfare at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, the International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) delegation of 36, led by its president Ri Yong-son, arrived south of [...]

Local Governments Eyeing Pet Industry

Local Governments Eyeing Pet Industry

SEOUL, June 15 (Yonhap) – With the number of people living with pets on the rise, South Korea’s many regional governments have been jumping on the bandwagon of the pet industry to meet increasing demand for facilities and accommodations for pet use. According to the government’s data, pets are raised in more than 20 percent [...]