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Jeju Expects Offseason Training Demand to Pick Up During the Winter

Jeju Expects Offseason Training Demand to Pick Up During the Winter

JEJU, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The provincial government of Jeju Island, South Korea’s most popular vacation destination, said Monday it expects the demand for offseason training to increase somewhat this winter as the island has remained relatively unscathed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jeju Province expects Korean sports teams to opt not to go overseas [...]

Jeju to Ban Registration of Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles in 2030

Jeju to Ban Registration of Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles in 2030

JEJU, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Jeju Province is preparing for a new era of eco-friendly vehicles by announcing plans to ban the registration of all internal combustion engine vehicles in the southern resort island by 2030. Jeju, along with the Jeju Provincial Council, announced Monday a New Deal Plan for Jeju that includes directives [...]

Jeju Haenyeos Call for Cancellation of Offshore Wind Power Project

Jeju Haenyeos Call for Cancellation of Offshore Wind Power Project

JEJU, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of “haenyeo,” or female divers in Jeju Island have voiced strong opposition ahead of the Jeju Provincial Council’s deliberations on the motion of the environmental impact assessment for the offshore wind farm in Gujwa-eup. About one hundred haenyeos who are members of the Handong-Pyeongdae fishing village fraternities [...]

SoCar Teams Up with Startup to Launch Jeju Self-driving Car Shuttle Service

SoCar Teams Up with Startup to Launch Jeju Self-driving Car Shuttle Service

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s leading car-sharing app operator SoCar has teamed up with a local vehicle tech startup to launch an autonomous car shuttle service on the resort island of Jeju, the company said Monday. The collaboration with RideFlux Inc., which officially began earlier in the day, marks the first time [...]