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New Resort Complex in Jeju to Open Theme Park Next Month

New Resort Complex in Jeju to Open Theme Park Next Month

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The operator of a new resort complex under development on the country’s southern resort island of Jeju said Wednesday its theme park will open to the public next month, as it aims to become a world-leading tourist destination. The Shinhwa World resort complex will encompass high-end facilities along with [...]

Jeju’s First Queer Committee Combats Hatred and Discrimination

Jeju’s First Queer Committee Combats Hatred and Discrimination

JEJU, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Jeju Island’s first queer festival organizing committee was launched on Monday in the hopes of tackling stereotypes and discrimination against sexual minorities to help create a safer environment, with plans to hold a queer festival later this year. The newly-formed committee dedicated to running a local queer culture festival on [...]

Police Face New Frontier with Surge in Drone Crimes

Police Face New Frontier with Surge in Drone Crimes

JEJU, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Apprehending criminals who secretly take illicit photographs on land is hard enough. Trying to prevent such crimes from happening in the sky is an even more difficult task. In the evening of August 4, a call was made to the Jeju Police Department reporting an unusual sight. Two drones were hovering [...]

Jeju Government to Cull Over 124,000 Chickens to Stem Bird Flu Outbreak

Jeju Government to Cull Over 124,000 Chickens to Stem Bird Flu Outbreak

JEJU, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The provincial government of Jeju Island said Wednesday it has decided to cull more than 124,000 chickens in the coming days to prevent the spread of avian influenza, which hit the southern resort island late last week. The provincial government has culled about 9,000 chickens since Friday, meaning about [...]