Daegu Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Renault Opens Asia-Pacific Test Center in Daegu

Renault Opens Asia-Pacific Test Center in Daegu

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Renault S.A.’s first vehicle test center for the Asia-Pacific region has opened in Daegu, South Korea. Renault will hold an opening ceremony for the center on Friday and begin operations. The Renault vehicle test center will be responsible for testing the reliability of new vehicles before they are exported [...]

Drag Racing Contest of “Tuned Vehicles” to Take Place in Daegu

Drag Racing Contest of “Tuned Vehicles” to Take Place in Daegu

DAEGU, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The “2018 Daegu Tuning Car Racing Contest” will be held in Guji-myeon, Dalseong-gu of Daegu on October 14. The contest seeks to promote car tuning with motorsports becoming an increasingly popular hobby in South Korea. According to the city government of Daegu, over 130 finalists maneuvering tuned vehicles will [...]

Daegu to Establish 5G-based Services

Daegu to Establish 5G-based Services

DAEGU, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Daegu will be participating in a government project that aims to develop services that would create high-tech infrastructure based on 5th-Generation Wireless Systems (5G), allowing for autonomous vehicles and a “smarter city.” The local government of Korea’s fourth largest city announced yesterday that its consortium had [...]

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 [...]