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Ticket Sales for PyeongChang Paralympics Surpass 70%

Ticket Sales for PyeongChang Paralympics Surpass 70%

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Ticket sales for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympics have surpassed 70 percent, the event’s organizers said Friday. There are less than 50 days left until the opening of the first Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea. And as of Thursday, 155,000 tickets had been sold, or 70.4 percent of the organizers’ target of 220,000 tickets. The Winter Paralympics will be staged from March 9 [...]

Talks Under Way to Form Joint Korean Bobsled Team for Track Test: IBSF

Talks Under Way to Form Joint Korean Bobsled Team for Track Test: IBSF

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A joint men’s bobsled team between the two Koreas could be formed for training and track testing ahead of next month’s PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the South, the international bobsled governing body has said. The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) said on its website Thursday that a “mixed [...]

“I’m Late Card” at Incheon’s New Airport Terminal Gets Lost Travelers Back on Track

“I’m Late Card” at Incheon’s New Airport Terminal Gets Lost Travelers Back on Track

YEONGJONG, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Staff at Incheon International Airport’s new second terminal are aware of the inevitability of lost travelers running late, a logistical dilemma exacerbated when these tardy individuals are stuck in a brand new passenger terminal with no clue as to how to get to their flight. To alleviate these problems [...]

S. Korea, China Pledge Joint Work to Fight Fine Dust

S. Korea, China Pledge Joint Work to Fight Fine Dust

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Senior officials of South Korea and China have agreed to step up cooperation to fight regional environmental issues, including fine dust, the foreign ministry said Friday. During a meeting of the South Korea-China joint committee on environmental cooperation in Changdong, China on Thursday, the foreign ministry’s Director-General for environmental [...]

20s and 30s Women Core Audience of Performing Arts Shows Last Year

20s and 30s Women Core Audience of Performing Arts Shows Last Year

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — For the second straight year, more performing arts tickets were purchased by women in their 30s than all other demographic categories. Two years ago, 69 percent of all entrance passes moved on South Korea’s largest online ticket booth, Interpark, were women. In 2017, 71 percent of the 1.64 million [...]