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Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Competition for medical patients has gone up another notch as major hospitals are releasing advanced technological services to stay a step ahead of their competitors. According to industry sources, since April Hallym University Medical Center in Dongtan has revamped the existing model of providing medicine to patients in an effort to [...]

Bastille, Justice to Headline Incheon Pentaport Rock Fest

Bastille, Justice to Headline Incheon Pentaport Rock Fest

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — British indie pop band Bastille and French electronic duo Justice will headline the 2017 Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival, one of South Korea’s longest-running summer music festivals, this coming weekend, according to organizers Thursday. The three-day rock-electronic music blowout will be held from Friday to Sunday at the Songdo Moonlight [...]

South Korea’s Largest VR-Theme Park Opens in Incheon

South Korea’s Largest VR-Theme Park Opens in Incheon

INCHEON, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s largest urban virtual reality-theme park, Monster VR, opened its doors to the public in Incheon on Thursday, the government said. The park is located on the 1,320 square meters of land in the Songdo district of Incheon on the western outskirts of Seoul, according to the Ministry [...]

Facing ‘THAAD Row,’ S. Korean Cities Join Forces to Boost Tourism

Facing ‘THAAD Row,’ S. Korean Cities Join Forces to Boost Tourism

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul and its neighboring districts Incheon and Gyeonggi are teaming up in an all-out effort to attract foreign tourists from countries like Taiwan and India, as part of efforts to revive tourism amid the recent Chinese economic retaliation over South Korea’s deployment of a THAAD missile defense system. As the [...]

9-Trillion-Won Project to Turn Incheon into Major Logistics and Tourism Hub

9-Trillion-Won Project to Turn Incheon into Major Logistics and Tourism Hub

INCHEON, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced Tuesday a new development plan for the Port of Incheon, which involves investment of 9 trillion won ($7.45 billion) to transform the port city into a global center for logistics and marine tourism.  Incheon’s port currently ranks fourth in South Korea in [...]

Medical Complex for Specialized Hospitals Coming to Incheon

Medical Complex for Specialized Hospitals Coming to Incheon

INCHEON, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Songdo International Business District (Songdo IBD) in Incheon is set to become the staging area for a new medical complex for specialized hospitals (hospitals specializing in a specific field of medicine), the first of its kind to be established in Korea.  Unlike conventional medical complexes, which are often formed [...]

Incheon’s Small Train Transforms City’s Transportation Infrastructure

Incheon’s Small Train Transforms City’s Transportation Infrastructure

INCHEON, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Incheon’s Subway Line 2, connecting Oryu-dong to Gajwa-dong in the western part of the city, Seo-gu (Seo District), will officially open on July 30. With a population of 500,000, Seo-gu is the largest district in Incheon, yet a lack of transportation infrastructure, particularly a railway system, has always been an [...]