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“Bullet Men” Statues and Human-faced Bird, Surprise Stars of Olympics

“Bullet Men” Statues and Human-faced Bird, Surprise Stars of Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — On a hill leading to the Main Press Centre of the ongoing Winter Olympics in PyeongChang are three statues of naked muscular men with penis-like heads. The phallic statues, officially named “Bullet Men,” by Korean artist Kim Ji-hyun have recently become the talk of the town among [...]

Gangwon Province Makes Efforts to Attract Foreign Investment

Gangwon Province Makes Efforts to Attract Foreign Investment

CHUNCHEON, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Gangwon Province is prolonging the effective period of the Real Estate Investment Immigration Act at the Alpensia resort in Pyeongchang. The Real Estate Investment Immigration Act was part of a strategy to attract foreign capital investment and successfully host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. In 2011, Alpensia was designated as one [...]