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Seogwipo Swimming Festival Returns After 3-year Hiatus

Seogwipo Swimming Festival Returns After 3-year Hiatus

SEOGWIPO, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The 24th Seogwipo Winter Sea International Swimming Festival was held on Sunday at Jungmun Saekdal Beach in the city of Seogwipo on Jeju Island. The festival returned after three-year hiatus resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of residents, tourists and foreigners gathered together on the sandy beach and jumped [...]

Demand for Jeju Seafood Expected to Plunge After Japan’s Fukushima Water Discharge: Poll

Demand for Jeju Seafood Expected to Plunge After Japan’s Fukushima Water Discharge: Poll

JEJU, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Demand for Jeju Island seafood and the region’s tourism market is expected to fall drastically once the Japanese government releases radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean in April next year, a poll showed Tuesday. The Jeju Research Institute conducted a nationwide survey of [...]

Jeju On Track to Ensure Unimpeded Passage of Emergency Vehicles at Intersections

Jeju On Track to Ensure Unimpeded Passage of Emergency Vehicles at Intersections

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Office plans to ensure the unimpeded passage of fire engines at all of its intersections with traffic lights. The autonomous police force on South Korea’s largest island of Jeju announced on Wednesday that it will expand the installation of emergency vehicle-prioritizing traffic signal systems for [...]