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Number of Multicultural Students on Jeju More than Doubled over 5 Years

Number of Multicultural Students on Jeju More than Doubled over 5 Years

JEJU, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of multicultural students on Jeju Island more than doubled over the past five years, the local education authorities said Sunday. According to the Jeju Special Self-Governing Provincial Office of Education, the number of elementary, middle and high school multicultural students in the province more than doubled to [...]

Jeju Leads the Way in Traffic Innovations

Jeju Leads the Way in Traffic Innovations

JEJU, June 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The telecom advertisement shows an emergency vehicle rushing a pregnant woman to a hospital, and thanks to a smart transport system, all the traffic lights are green. Such a system is not a dream of the future; it currently exists on the southern resort island of Jeju. Prioritized signal [...]

Jeju Faces Dilemma over Tourism with Both Tourists and Residents Unhappy

Jeju Faces Dilemma over Tourism with Both Tourists and Residents Unhappy

JEJU, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The provincial government of Jeju Island, South Korea’s most popular vacation destination, is facing a dilemma as tourists and residents both are showing higher negative perceptions toward Jeju’s tourism boom. In particular, tourists are increasingly dissatisfied with the island’s expensive prices, while Jeju residents are unhappy with the inconvenience [...]