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Andong Apple Invited to Official Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

Andong Apple Invited to Official Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

ANDONG, Jun. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — “A-pple”, an apple developed by the Andong National Agricultural Cooperative Federation (ANACF) in North Gyeongsang Province, will be presented at the birthday party of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. Officials from the ANACF will visit Buckingham Palace on Thursday at the invitation of the British royal family to taste and [...]

Local Governments Turn to Storytelling to Boost Food Product Sales

Local Governments Turn to Storytelling to Boost Food Product Sales

ANDONG, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Local governments are increasingly using storytelling to strengthen their brand and boost sales of local food products amid growing competition. Yecheon County in North Gyeongsang Province is among the local communities in South Korea where efforts are being put in place to boost sales of locally sourced food and [...]

Andong Pushes for Legalization of Hemp to Develop Bioindustries

Andong Pushes for Legalization of Hemp to Develop Bioindustries

ANDONG, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Andong is pushing for the legalization of hemp (marijuana) for medical use. It is unprecedented for a local government to push for legalization, since hemp has long been designated as an illegal drug. Andong has many places that openly cultivate hemp because it is used as [...]

From Niche to Staple: North Gyeongsang Province Embraces Traditional Korean Dining

From Niche to Staple: North Gyeongsang Province Embraces Traditional Korean Dining

ANDONG, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – According to official data, there are over 240 ‘Jongga’ restaurants that offer traditional Korean meals in North Gyeongsang Province. The province wants to uncover the centuries-old tradition and culture of traditional cuisine and bring it into the mainstream. To do so, authorities will select restaurants specializing in unique delicacies [...]

North Gyeongsang Province Resorts to Bicycles in Fight Against Fine Dust

North Gyeongsang Province Resorts to Bicycles in Fight Against Fine Dust

GYEONGSANG PROVINCE, SOUTH KOREA, 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Local governments and councils in North Gyeongsang Province are becoming increasingly bicycle-friendly to encourage more people to make use of the environmentally-friendly mode of transport, as part of their efforts to reduce fine dust emissions. Part of the initiative comes in the form of free bike rental service, [...]