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S. Korea’s Biggest Game Fair Set to Open in Busan

S. Korea’s Biggest Game Fair Set to Open in Busan

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s largest computing game expo is slated to open in Busan this week featuring a wide range of new computer and mobile games with virtual reality technology taking the center stage, sources said Tuesday. Hundreds of game developers and distributors from scores of countries will take part in [...]

Nation’s First “Family” Cathedral Established in Busan

Nation’s First “Family” Cathedral Established in Busan

BUSAN, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Constructed on the very site where Busan’s first cathedral was built more than 100 years ago, the nation’s first church specializing in matrimonial and family affairs has opened its doors to the public. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Busan carried out a celebratory ceremony officiated by Bishop Paul Hwang [...]

225,000 Trees to be Planted in Busan’s Saha-gu to Fight Fine Dust

225,000 Trees to be Planted in Busan’s Saha-gu to Fight Fine Dust

BUSAN, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Busan has announced plans to plant 225,000 trees in a neighborhood with poor air quality, the district of Saha-gu, by 2027. The municipality of Saha-gu announced Saturday that it would be pushing forth a “forest belt project” in order to reduce fine dust levels and alleviate [...]

“Venice of Busan” a Popular Tourist Attraction

“Venice of Busan” a Popular Tourist Attraction

BUSAN, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — An old fishing port in Busan has transformed itself in artistic form, surprising visitors and residents alike. On social media websites, Jangrim Port in Busan’s Saha-gu is now being dubbed “Bunezia,” which is a combination of the words “Busan” and “Venezia,” the Italian name for “Venice.” The nickname was [...]