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First Direct Flight Service Between Jeju, Singapore Opens

First Direct Flight Service Between Jeju, Singapore Opens

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The southern resort island of Jeju welcomed the first direct flight from Singapore on Wednesday as part of efforts to revive its pandemic-hit tourism industry. Singaporean budget carrier Scoot’s Airbus A321neo aircraft arrived at Jeju International Airport early in the morning as the airline inaugurated its non-stop service between [...]

Construction of Jeju Forest Road to Restart Following Controversy over Environmental Damage

Construction of Jeju Forest Road to Restart Following Controversy over Environmental Damage

JEJU, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) – A construction project that started four years ago to expand Bijarim road that links Daecheon and Songdang in the southern island of Jeju and was subsequently halted is now expected to proceed. The Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Office said Wednesday it has completed revising the blueprints for the construction of a [...]

Jeju to Strengthen Distributed Energy Infrastructure

Jeju to Strengthen Distributed Energy Infrastructure

JEJU, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province jointly announced on Tuesday a basic plan to invigorate distributed energy, as well as to speed up the establishment of related infrastructure and the cultivation of new industries in the southern resort island of Jeju. Distributed [...]

Jeju Pushes to Resume Visa Waiver Program for Int’l Travelers

Jeju Pushes to Resume Visa Waiver Program for Int’l Travelers

JEJU, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The southern island of Jeju is moving to resume its visa waiver program for international travelers, which has been suspended for the past two years during the pandemic, officials said Wednesday. Jeju Province officials have recently visited the culture, land and justice ministries and requested they discuss the reinstatement [...]