Coal Briquettes Archives | Be Korea-savvy
U.S. Troops Volunteer to Serve Korean Neighbors

U.S. Troops Volunteer to Serve Korean Neighbors

DONGDUCHEON, South Korea, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Some 60 soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division volunteered Tuesday by delivering yeontan, coal briquettes still used cooking and heating by low-income families, to 24 homes in Dongducheon.  The community outreach project, arranged with the Gyeonggi Provincial Government, first took place in 2013 to promote friendship between [...]

Coal Briquette Donations Plummet with Anti-Corruption Law, Political Scandal

Coal Briquette Donations Plummet with Anti-Corruption Law, Political Scandal

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Winter is rapidly approaching, but donations of yeontan, coal briquettes that are used in low-income households for cooking and heating, are not as abundant as they were last year.  Officials point to a combination of factors for the change, including the introduction of the new anti-corruption law, President Park’s [...]