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Jeju Asks People with Fever Symptoms Not to Come During Chuseok

Jeju Asks People with Fever Symptoms Not to Come During Chuseok

JEJU, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The provincial government of Jeju on Wednesday asked anybody with symptoms of a fever to think twice about visiting the southern resort island during the upcoming Chuseok holiday. Announcing a special administrative measure against COVID-19, the Jeju government said it will introduce mandatory coronavirus testing for any visitor with [...]

Taiwanese Tourists Enjoy Jeju Island from Sky Above

Taiwanese Tourists Enjoy Jeju Island from Sky Above

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Under circumstances in which international trips remain halted due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, an extraordinary flight event was held for a group of Taiwanese tourists. The Taipei Office of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), together with Taiwanese travel agency Ezfly International Travel Agent Co. and low-cost [...]

Jeju Island Expands Drone Projects

Jeju Island Expands Drone Projects

JEJU, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The provincial government of Jeju Island, South Korea’s most popular vacation destination, is speeding up various projects to enable drones to deliver parcels and other goods across the island. Last May, a demonstration was held where drones carried protective masks to the nearby Marado, an island eight kilometers off [...]

High School Students’ Scientific Study of Jeju’s Female Divers Garners Attention

High School Students’ Scientific Study of Jeju’s Female Divers Garners Attention

JEJU, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A scientific study by a group of high school students is garnering attention as it identified the secret behind the physical strength of female divers on South Korea’s resort island of Jeju, or “haenyeo,” through a genetic analysis. Three students from Namnyeong High School on Jeju Island revealed on [...]

Coronavirus Revives Jeju’s Past Glory as S. Korea’s Best Honeymoon Destination

Coronavirus Revives Jeju’s Past Glory as S. Korea’s Best Honeymoon Destination

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Goh Dong-wan, a 34-year-old office worker based in Seoul, had a plan to go to Europe for his honeymoon after his wedding on April 11. But the once-in-a-lifetime trip, which he prepared last year, was scrapped as the novel coronavirus pandemic has disrupted overseas flights and prompted European countries [...]

Jeju to File Compensation Suit Against Tourist Who Traveled with Virus Symptoms

Jeju to File Compensation Suit Against Tourist Who Traveled with Virus Symptoms

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The government of Jeju Island said Monday it will file a compensation suit against a tourist who traveled there earlier this month despite experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 infection. Jeju Gov. Won Hee-ryong announced the plan to take legal action against the unidentified resident of Ansan, southwest of Seoul. The [...]