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More than 16,000 Joined Year-end Bell-ringing Festival in Metaverse

More than 16,000 Joined Year-end Bell-ringing Festival in Metaverse

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 16,000 people joined a year-end bell-ringing festival hosted by the Seoul city government in the metaverse, the digital arm of the city said Thursday. The Seoul Digital Foundation said an accumulated 16,067 people joined the metaverse festival marking the new year during its eight-day run from Dec. [...]

Korean Shipbuilders’ New Orders Hit 8-year High in 2021

Korean Shipbuilders’ New Orders Hit 8-year High in 2021

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean shipbuilders received the largest orders in eight years in 2021, and the country ranked the world’s No. 1 in terms of the construction of high value-added vessels, the industry ministry said Thursday. Local shipbuilders won new orders totaling 17.44 million compensated gross tons (CGTs) last year, more [...]

Foreign Travelers to S. Korea Expected to Have Fallen Below 1 mln Last Year

Foreign Travelers to S. Korea Expected to Have Fallen Below 1 mln Last Year

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of foreign tourists who visited South Korea last year is expected to have fallen below the 1 million mark due to the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. The data from the state-run Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) showed 877,000 foreigners visited the country from January to November, down 64.3 percent [...]

S. Korean Performing Arts Scene Sees Revenue Jump Nearly 80 pct in 2021

S. Korean Performing Arts Scene Sees Revenue Jump Nearly 80 pct in 2021

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The local performing arts scene saw its revenue soar nearly 80 percent in 2021 from a year earlier, thanks to eased social distancing rules and a rising vaccination rate, data showed Monday. The combined revenue of 12,000 theatrical plays, musicals, classical concerts and other performances reached 307.1 billion won [...]