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Busan Encourages Clean Garbage Disposal with Citywide Raffle

Busan Encourages Clean Garbage Disposal with Citywide Raffle

BUSAN, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The Busan Metropolitan Government announced on August 23 that it will be holding a special raffle event as part of its citywide cleanup efforts. The event will be restricted to Millak Waterfront Park to tackle waste left by visitors who do not correctly dispose of their garbage. To place [...]

Methamphetamine Concentration in Wastewater Near Beaches Doubles in the Summer

Methamphetamine Concentration in Wastewater Near Beaches Doubles in the Summer

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A research team at Pusan University recently reported the results of an investigation into the presence of drug residue at three sewage treatment plants near popular beaches. Various drugs, including methamphetamine, were detected in sewage treatment plants near well-known beaches popular among vacationers. The research findings revealed that the [...]

Drones Partake in Lifesaving Operation

Drones Partake in Lifesaving Operation

GANGNEUNG, July 18 (Korea Bizwire) – From leisure activities to military or industrial purposes, drones have lately become part of everyday life for many people.  For the first time in the country, lifesaving drones will be flying over Gyeongpo Beach on Korea’s eastern coast as part of a pilot project.  The city of Gangneung announced that [...]

Samsung Operating Galaxy S7 Experience Centers at Beaches across Korea

Samsung Operating Galaxy S7 Experience Centers at Beaches across Korea

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics revealed Tuesday that it would start operating Galaxy S7 experience centers at major beaches and water parks across Korea.  The centers will feature various mobile Olympic sports games marking the upcoming Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, for which Samsung is among the official sponsors. They will also present [...]

Busan Beach Offers Smart Bracelets to Prevent ‘Missing Children’

Busan Beach Offers Smart Bracelets to Prevent ‘Missing Children’

BUSAN, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s most celebrated beach, Haeundae, is offering smart bracelets starting Friday to help parents keep track of their children. More than 26 million people visited the popular vacation spot in 2015, while 16 million visited during the summer holiday season (July – August) alone. With hundreds of thousands of people [...]

New Hotels Keep Popping Up in Korea’s Most Celebrated Beachfront Community

New Hotels Keep Popping Up in Korea’s Most Celebrated Beachfront Community

BUSAN, June 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Busan’s Haeundae district is best known for its beach that attracts millions of visitors each summer. But it’s also a major MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions) center, with the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO),and hosts major annual events such as the Busan International Film Festival. Under these conditions, competition [...]