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‘Standing Office’ Program Promotes Health and Efficiency

‘Standing Office’ Program Promotes Health and Efficiency

JECHEON, Apr. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A new ‘standing office’ imitative, which the city of Jecheon in North Chungcheong Province introduced in an unprecedented manner to improve the efficiency and health of its employees, has been well received. The city government announced on Wednesday that it conducted a month-long satisfaction survey of 55 participants in [...]

Avid Campers Flock to Jecheon

Avid Campers Flock to Jecheon

JECHEON, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — With warmer temperatures hitting the nation earlier than normal, camping trips in the wild are gaining popularity with those trying to beat the heat. One prime example of such a site is the campground at Bakdaljae Natural Forest situated in Jecheon, North Chungcheong Province, where beautiful pine trees blend [...]

Students and Property Rental Businesses Clash Over Prices

Students and Property Rental Businesses Clash Over Prices

JECHEON, April 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Students at Semyung University in Jecheon are raising their voices in protest at what they perceive to be exorbitantly priced housing options near the university. Already burdened with costly tuition fees, the continually climbing rent has students accusing property rental businesses of taking advantage of the high demand for [...]

S. Korea’s Jecheon to Host Int’l Expo on Korean Medicine, Biotech Industry in Sept.

S. Korea’s Jecheon to Host Int’l Expo on Korean Medicine, Biotech Industry in Sept.

JECHEON, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Jecheon, central South Korea, will play host to an international exhibition focused on the Korean medicine and biotech industry in September in a bid to develop the Korean herbal medicine-based biotech industry into a future growth engine, organizers said Thursday. The upcoming World Korean Medicine-Bio Industry [...]

S. Korea Launches ‘K-Travel Bus’ for Foreign Visitors

S. Korea Launches ‘K-Travel Bus’ for Foreign Visitors

SEOUL, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) – An inter-city bus connecting major tourist attractions in South Korea began operations on Friday to provide foreign travelers with a convenient transportation option and introduce hidden treasures, a tourism promotion agency said. The “K-travel Bus” exclusively serves foreigners who want to travel outside the capital city, to boost travel [...]

S. Korea Launches ‘K-Travel Bus’ for Foreign Visitors

S. Korea Launches ‘K-Travel Bus’ for Foreign Visitors

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – An inter-city bus connecting major tourist attractions in South Korea will start operating this week for the convenience of foreign travelers, the culture ministry said Monday. The service, named K-travel Bus, will exclusively serve foreigners who want to travel outside the capital city starting from Friday, the Ministry of [...]