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Beautiful Transformation of Unsightly Quarries in Gyeonggi Prov.

Beautiful Transformation of Unsightly Quarries in Gyeonggi Prov.

ANSAN, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Abandoned quarries in Gyeonggi Province, which have been treated as eyesores for leaving mountainsides bare, are drawing public attention as they have been transformed into tourist destinations. The former quarry on Mount Cheonju in Pocheon, was reborn as Pocheon Art Valley and became the city’s leading tourist destination. Meanwhile, [...]

Top Food Item in Gyeonggi Province is Coffee

Top Food Item in Gyeonggi Province is Coffee

SUWON, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent analysis of social media showed that “coffee” was the most mentioned food in Gyeonggi Province on social media last year. The Gyeonggi Tourism Organization on Tuesday released the ‘2018 Gyeonggi Tourism Trends Report’ and the ‘2018 Gyeonggi Tourism Status Survey’, which included this information. The report analyzed [...]

Gyeonggi Gov’t Pushing for Regulations to Ensure Playtime for Kindergarten and Elementary Students

Gyeonggi Gov’t Pushing for Regulations to Ensure Playtime for Kindergarten and Elementary Students

SEOUL, May 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gyeonggi Provincial Assembly will push for the establishment of regulations to guarantee longer “playtime” by adjusting the break times of kindergartens and elementary schools. Kim Kyung-hee, a member of the Assembly Committee on Education announced on Thursday that the assembly will propose an ordinance at the council’s interim [...]

Gyeonggi Province to Plant 210,000 Trees Around Factories by 2021

Gyeonggi Province to Plant 210,000 Trees Around Factories by 2021

SUWON, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Gyeonggi Province announced the ‘Plant in the Forest’ project as part of its efforts to reduce fine dust. The province plans to work with companies to plant trees around factories and plants in the region to cleanse the atmosphere. Starting this year, the province will invite all factories in [...]

Gyeonggi Gov’t to Push for Listing of DMZ as UNESCO World Heritage

Gyeonggi Gov’t to Push for Listing of DMZ as UNESCO World Heritage

SUWON, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean border province will push to apply for the inclusion of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the list of the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage, officials said Sunday. The government of Gyeonggi Province, which borders with North Korea, said it plans to present an application for [...]

Gyeonggi Province to Install Security Cameras at Middle and High Schools

Gyeonggi Province to Install Security Cameras at Middle and High Schools

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Gyeonggi Province plans to install closed-circuit television cameras in all middle and high schools in the region by the end of 2021 to protect students from school violence and other criminal offenses. Gyeonggi Province is South Korea’s most populous region and is home to 1,106 middle and high schools. [...]

Gyeonggi Province Moves Forward with Schoolyard Redesign Project

Gyeonggi Province Moves Forward with Schoolyard Redesign Project

SUWON, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gyeonggi Provincial Office of Education plans to break past practices in the design of schoolyards at public schools to establish a new standard of design that will maximize the use of space for a variety of sports activities. The office announced on Monday the so-called ‘innovation project for [...]