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Chuncheon to Hire 100 Foreign Workers to Address Farm Labor Shortage

Chuncheon to Hire 100 Foreign Workers to Address Farm Labor Shortage

CHUNCHEON, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Chuncheon, Gangwon Province has decided to hire more foreign workers to assist farmers during the farming season after receiving satisfactory feedback from farmers who participated in a similar project this year. The program hires temporary foreign workers who, after entering South Korea, are sent to local [...]

Prehistoric Theme Park Joins Legoland in Chuncheon

Prehistoric Theme Park Joins Legoland in Chuncheon

CHUNCHEON, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Jungdo neighborhood in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, chosen for the construction of South Korea’s first Legoland, will also be home to a prehistoric theme park. LL Development Co. announced on Wednesday that it will build the Jungdo Prehistoric Theme Park in the 110,000㎡ cultural properties reservation zone. LL Development [...]

Chuncheon Working on Development Plans for Abandoned US Military Base

Chuncheon Working on Development Plans for Abandoned US Military Base

CHUNCHEON, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The Chuncheon city government’s development plans for land previously occupied by a U.S. Army base are back on track after years of struggle. Chuncheon’s latest redevelopment project, which is set to take place sometime this year, will see a multi-purpose park built on the site of former U.S. Army Camp [...]

“Leisure Sports City”: Chuncheon to Host National Leisure Sports Festival

“Leisure Sports City”: Chuncheon to Host National Leisure Sports Festival

CHUNCHEON, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Referred to as “Lake City” for its proximity to water, the city of Chuncheon in Gangwon Province is aiming to adopt a new moniker with its National Leisure Sports Festival to be held on August 25. Chuncheon’s road to becoming a domestic hub of leisure sports is a winding [...]

Chuncheon Reopens Water Park on Land Previously Occupied by U.S. Military

Chuncheon Reopens Water Park on Land Previously Occupied by U.S. Military

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Chuncheon, a city in Gangwon Province, is set to reopen a water park built on a site previously occupied by a U.S. military base next month after the success it experienced last year, attracting more than 50,000 visitors. This summer, the Ggumjaram water garden, on which the city government [...]

World Leisure Sports Festival to Kick off in Chuncheon next Month

World Leisure Sports Festival to Kick off in Chuncheon next Month

CHUNCHEON, South Korea, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The world’s biggest leisure sports festival will be held in the country’s northeastern lake city of Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, next month with foreign and local participants competing in 14 sports events, organizers said Wednesday.  The fifth edition of the Chuncheon International Leisure Sports Festival will run from [...]