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No. of S. Korean Travelers to Japan Sharply Falls During Chuseok Holiday

No. of S. Korean Travelers to Japan Sharply Falls During Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of South Koreans who travelled to Japan during this year’s fall harvest holiday sharply declined from last year, due to the response to Tokyo’s export curbs on Seoul, data showed Monday. The number of Koreans who traveled to or from Japan via Incheon International Airport came to [...]

Homegrown S. Korean OTT Platform to Launch This Week

Homegrown S. Korean OTT Platform to Launch This Week

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s largest over-the-top (OTT) service will officially become available later this week as it bids to take on global media giants such as Netflix, Inc., a joint venture providing the service said Monday. The new platform, dubbed “Wavve,” will go online on Wednesday, with an aim of accruing [...]

Gov’t Disapproves Mount Seorak Cable Car Project

Gov’t Disapproves Mount Seorak Cable Car Project

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment said Monday it has decided not to permit a new cable car project on Mount Seorak, one of the nation’s most scenic mountains, ending a years-long debate on the project’s possible damage to the environment. The Wonju Regional Environmental Office, under the ministry, announced a [...]

Wrapping Up 1-month Vacation, BTS Resumes Career with Overseas Trip

Wrapping Up 1-month Vacation, BTS Resumes Career with Overseas Trip

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Bringing its first official vacation to an end, boy band BTS on Monday resumed its global music career by traveling away from its home country. “Wrapping up its extended vacation, BTS departed overseas this morning for an engagement abroad,” Big Hit Entertainment said. The management agency did not disclose [...]

DMZ Trail to Host Special Group of Foreign Tourists This Week

DMZ Trail to Host Special Group of Foreign Tourists This Week

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — A special group of foreign students will walk a trail along the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone this week during a government event designed to mark a historic inter-Korean summit a year earlier. Thirteen university students from 12 countries outside of Korea, including the United States, Britain, Italy, Vietnam and [...]

Seoul City to Pump in 482 bln Won to Become Music Hub

Seoul City to Pump in 482 bln Won to Become Music Hub

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Monday plans to invest 481.8 billion won (US$407.1 million) to make the city a music hub in a move seen as building on the K-pop momentum spurred by boy band BTS. Under the five-year plan, the metropolitan government will spend the amount on nine [...]