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Seoul Unveils Plans for Multi-Billion Dollar Underground Complex Project

Seoul Unveils Plans for Multi-Billion Dollar Underground Complex Project

SEOUL, July. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Plans for Seoul’s largest underground construction project yet have been revealed, which will see the city inject 1.3 trillion won into building a massive ‘underground city’ 30 times bigger than Jamsil Baseball Stadium underneath the busy roads of Gangnam by 2023. According to the master plan for the Yeongdong-daero [...]

World IT Event to Showcase Latest Devices, Technologies

World IT Event to Showcase Latest Devices, Technologies

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s largest consumer electronics and technology trade fair will kick off in Seoul later this week to showcase the latest mobile gadgets and telecommunications technologies, the ICT ministry said Tuesday.  The World IT Show, hosted by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, will kick off Wednesday [...]

Thousands of College Applicants Flock to Seoul University Fair

Thousands of College Applicants Flock to Seoul University Fair

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Thousands of prospective college students and parents visited COEX on Thursday for the 2017 academic year university fair, hosted by the Korea Council for University Education.  The event was attended by officials from 135 universities across the country, and offered free counselling, information about different schools and the college [...]

Seoul’s COEX Region to Transform into “Korean Times Square”

Seoul’s COEX Region to Transform into “Korean Times Square”

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs has ruled in favor of Seoul’s COEX area in Gangnam as the ultimate destination for Korea’s first “free outdoor billboard display zone”.  In line with the decision, the region will be turned into a neighborhood similar to Manhattan’s Times Square, with [...]

Government Launches “Souvenir Truck” at Seoul’s Hottest Tourist Attractions

Government Launches “Souvenir Truck” at Seoul’s Hottest Tourist Attractions

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization is operating what is being called a “Souvenir Truck”, visiting Seoul’s most renowned tourist attractions. The venture took off on September 30 at the east plaza of COEX (Convention and Exhibition Center), to mark the start of [...]