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Seoulites Have Lower Pulmonary Function than Jeju Residents: Study

Seoulites Have Lower Pulmonary Function than Jeju Residents: Study

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has revealed that people who live in areas with high fine dust levels have pulmonary functions that are significantly lower than normal. Seoulites were found to 3.48 percent lower lung capacity than their Jeju counterparts, who are exposed to less fine dust. This is according to [...]

Yemeni Refugees Apply for Asylum in Jeju

Yemeni Refugees Apply for Asylum in Jeju

SEOUL, Jun. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — As controversy surrounding Yemeni refugees in Jeju Island brews, over 200,000 people have petitioned against the refugees on the presidential Blue House’s website. The initial petition titled “Petition Against the Approval of Refugees” gained the consensus of 208,096 people as of yesterday morning. The central government is required to [...]

Documentary Chronicles Irish Priest’s Transformative Legacy on Jeju Island

Documentary Chronicles Irish Priest’s Transformative Legacy on Jeju Island

JEJU, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The story of Father Patrick James McGlinchey, known in Korean as Yim Pee-jae, has been developed into a documentary film. The Yim Pee-jae Commemorative Project will screen a sneak preview of the documentary film ‘Isidore, The Miracle of Jeju’ at Megabox Jeju on May 25. Yang Jin-gun, the film’s [...]