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South Korea’s Largest Filming Facility Studio Cube Opens Doors To Public

South Korea’s Largest Filming Facility Studio Cube Opens Doors To Public

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s largest filming studio Studio Cube will formally open its doors to the public next week after two years of construction, the culture ministry said Friday. Located in the EXPO Science Park in Daejeon, 164 kilometers south of Seoul, the state-run facility is a two-story building with floor [...]

Sechskies Returns with 1st Full-Length Album in 18 Years

Sechskies Returns with 1st Full-Length Album in 18 Years

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) – Sechskies, an iconic ’90s K-pop band who made a surprise comeback last year, released its fifth full-length album on Thursday. “If last year’s songs were previews, this time around it’s as if we’re restarting all over with the fans,” lead singer Kang Sung-hoon said during a press conference for the band’s new album ”Another Light” at CGV Cheongdam [...]

Highway Rest Stops to Offer Medical Checkups, Mini Golf, Camping During Chuseok Holiday

Highway Rest Stops to Offer Medical Checkups, Mini Golf, Camping During Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The upcoming Chuseok holiday starting on October 2 will likely see a reenactment of the annual tradition of highways jam packed with cars inching slowly but surely to extended family gatherings in the outer provinces. In order to cheer up travelers made morose by appalling traffic conditions, the Korea [...]

Best Time of Your Life? Medical Figures Reveal Those in Their 20s Plagued by Physical, Psychological Ailments

Best Time of Your Life? Medical Figures Reveal Those in Their 20s Plagued by Physical, Psychological Ailments

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Medical statistics on the health status of young South Koreans have served as a sobering reality check for those who crow that one’s 20s are “the best time to be alive”.  The worrying state of the nation’s youth was outlined by National Assemblywoman and member of the central government’s [...]

Inspired by Korean Alphabet, Medals for PyeongChang Winter Olympics Unveiled

Inspired by Korean Alphabet, Medals for PyeongChang Winter Olympics Unveiled

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Medals to be awarded at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics were unveiled Thursday, with the Korean alphabet hangeul as their motif. Presented at a ceremony simultaneously held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City with President Moon Jae-in in attendance, gold, silver and bronze medals, designed [...]

Royal Palace Walking Path in Central Seoul Opens Up to Public After 60 years

Royal Palace Walking Path in Central Seoul Opens Up to Public After 60 years

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — About 100 years after the death of King Gojong, the penultimate ruler of Korea’s last kingdom of Joseon, his royal residence, Deoksu Palace, provides a rare scenic retreat for modern Koreans at the very bustling heart of the capital Seoul. A 1.1-kilometer stone-paved path along the stone wall that [...]

Girl Group April Out With ‘Eternity,’ Avoids Playing Sexy Card

Girl Group April Out With ‘Eternity,’ Avoids Playing Sexy Card

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Girl group April on Wednesday jumped into the early fall music chart race with its fourth EP album, backed by a pulsating-yet-innocent new dance track titled “Hold My Hand.” “After first listening to the song I thought this is it. I knew that this had to be the lead song,” leader Chaekyung explained to reporters [...]

Yeongdong’s Traditional Music and Wine Festivals Receive International Awards

Yeongdong’s Traditional Music and Wine Festivals Receive International Awards

YEONGDONG, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Both the Korean Wine Festival and Yeongdong Nangye Traditional Music Festival have brought international recognition to Yeongdong County, showing the world just how far a successful event could go, local government officials said on Tuesday. According to an official from the Yeongdong County government, the annual wine and traditional music [...]