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“Copper-Winged Bat Village” Coming to North Chungcheong Province

“Copper-Winged Bat Village” Coming to North Chungcheong Province

JINCHEON, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The village of Geumam-ri in Jincheon-gun, North Chungcheong Province is widely known in the region as the “copper-winged bat village.” The mammals, also known as Hodgson’s bats, belong to a species of vesper bat that has been designated as the 452nd natural monument in the nation and are also [...]

Regulations Pushed Aside to Speed Up Plant Construction

Regulations Pushed Aside to Speed Up Plant Construction

CHUNGJU, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – A new solar cell plant being built for Hanwha Q CELLS Korea is in the spotlight as a model of regulatory reforms. Since last year, one of the hottest topics in business circles is the government’s so-called ‘forward-looking regulatory reforms’. The goal is to amend unreasonable regulations that stifle economic growth. [...]

County in Korea Eradicating Mosquitoes with their Natural Enemy, Loaches

County in Korea Eradicating Mosquitoes with their Natural Enemy, Loaches

JINCHEON, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Jincheon County Office will release 120kg of loaches to eradicate mosquitoes in an eco-friendly way. An average loach is known to eat more than 1,000 mosquito larvae, and the county office started to release loaches into streams and reservoirs in the county last year. As the office in Chungcheongbuk-do [...]

Local Farmers Demand Withdrawal of Factory Farms

Local Farmers Demand Withdrawal of Factory Farms

JINCHEON, Korea, Feb. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Frustration against the factory farms of large-sized livestock raising and distribution companies is growing among local farmers following the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. According to officials from Jeungpyeong and Jincheon counties in North Chucheong Province, local farmers are asking for the withdrawal of factory farms run by large companies, as [...]