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Daegu Hosts Insect Food Fest

Daegu Hosts Insect Food Fest

DAEGU, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The Agricultural Technology Center in Daegu will be holding a food festival where food free samples will be offered at the center’s hall in Bangchon-dong, Dong-gu at 2 p.m. So, what’s the catch? The food will be made from edible insects. This is due to the Agricultural Technology Center’s [...]

“Garlic Girls” Glasses Sold Out

“Garlic Girls” Glasses Sold Out

DAEGU, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Demand for the glasses worn by skip Kim Eun-jung and Kim Seon-young of the South Korean women’s curling team has soared as the popularity of the so-called “Garlic Girls” is reaching ever greater heights thanks to their unexpected success at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Both women wear glasses produced [...]

Veteran Search and Rescue Dog Andy Retires as Nation’s Biggest Canine Training Center Opens

Veteran Search and Rescue Dog Andy Retires as Nation’s Biggest Canine Training Center Opens

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The opening ceremony of the nation’s most extensive canine training center will be held in concert with the retirement announcement of one of the fire department’s canine search and rescue veterans. Nine-year-old Andy first joined the force in 2012. Since then, he has racked up an impressive record of [...]

Local Governments Eyeing Pet Industry

Local Governments Eyeing Pet Industry

SEOUL, June 15 (Yonhap) – With the number of people living with pets on the rise, South Korea’s many regional governments have been jumping on the bandwagon of the pet industry to meet increasing demand for facilities and accommodations for pet use. According to the government’s data, pets are raised in more than 20 percent [...]

Medical Tourism Prospers in Daegu

Medical Tourism Prospers in Daegu

DAEGU, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of medical tourists from foreign countries are visiting Daegu, surpassing 20,000 for the first time last year. Daegu had nearly 21,000 overseas patients in 2016, up 62.5 percent compared to the year before, making the city the biggest medical tourism destination apart from the Seoul Capital [...]

Daegu To Use IoT for Water Supply Management

Daegu To Use IoT for Water Supply Management

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Daegu Metropolitan City is set to become the first municipality in South Korea to adopt IoT technology for the management of a local water supply system, which will make visits from a meter reader no longer necessary, the municipal government announced yesterday. The municipal government is expected to invest 3.5 [...]