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Stories of Couples Opting for Vasectomies Before Marriage Add to Concerns Over Low Birthrate

Stories of Couples Opting for Vasectomies Before Marriage Add to Concerns Over Low Birthrate

BUSAN, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – A conference titled ‘Marriage Is’ was held by the Busan Woman NGO Federation on October 20 in Busan, where 200 men and women of marriageable age, led by an expert from the Busan Women and Family Development Institute (BWFDI), participated in a wide-ranging discussion on the current challenges surrounding [...]

Amazon-Busan Cloud Innovation and Technology Center Upgraded with Display Room and Training Area

Amazon-Busan Cloud Innovation and Technology Center Upgraded with Display Room and Training Area

BUSAN, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – In November of last year, the Amazon-Busan Cloud Innovation and Technology Center opened its doors for the first time. Located at Dongseo University’s Centum Campus, the facility is backing a number of startups specializing in areas ranging from artificial intelligence and online gaming to the center’s main field of [...]

U.S. Nuclear-Powered Submarine Makes Stop in Busan

U.S. Nuclear-Powered Submarine Makes Stop in Busan

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A guided-missile U.S. nuclear-powered submarine arrived in South Korea Friday for a routine visit, the U.S. Navy announced. The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN-727) arrived at the southern port of Busan as part of a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific, it said. It marks the sub’s [...]

“Bloodied Middle School Student”: Bullying Case Raises Concerns about Police Ineptitude and Juvenile Criminal Law

“Bloodied Middle School Student”: Bullying Case Raises Concerns about Police Ineptitude and Juvenile Criminal Law

BUSAN, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – A bullying case involving a group of female middle school students brutalizing a fellow student in Busan has turned into a national issue as the outpouring of public rage has prompted many to question police competence and juvenile criminal law.  On September 1, a group of four girls gave [...]

South Korea and 5 ASEAN Nations Talk Diplomacy and Economic Cooperation in Busan

South Korea and 5 ASEAN Nations Talk Diplomacy and Economic Cooperation in Busan

BUSAN, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and five Southeast Asian countries surrounding the Mekong River agreed on Friday to strengthen diplomatic and economic cooperation during an annual high-level meeting in the southern port city of Busan. The 7th Mekong-Republic of Korea Foreign Ministers’ Meeting adopted a new action plan outlining the long-term vision [...]

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 [...]