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Taebaek Rapeseed Flower Festival Cancelled After GMO Flowers Found

Taebaek Rapeseed Flower Festival Cancelled After GMO Flowers Found

TAEBAEK, SOUTH KOREA, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) – An annual rapeseed flower festival in Taebaek has been cancelled amid fears over flower samples that tested positive for living modified organisms. Festival authorities announced yesterday the cancellation of this year’s local flower festival after discovering genetically modified flowers. Marking its sixth year, Taebaek’s rapeseed flower festival was [...]

‘Descendants of the Sun’ Filming Site Bustling with Visitors

‘Descendants of the Sun’ Filming Site Bustling with Visitors

TAEBAEK, South Korea, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Taebaek city has seen a dramatic increase in tourists since the official opening of a filming site of “Descendants of the Sun,” city officials said Monday.  Tourists have visited the remote city in Gangwon Province to check out the filming site of KBS 2TV’s sensationally popular series [...]

Protesters in Taebaek Cry for the Right to Survive

Protesters in Taebaek Cry for the Right to Survive

SEOUL, July 15 (Korea Bizwire) – “This is a city that was built on our sacrifices, and we won’t let poverty become the legacy for our children,” cried 53-year-old Bae Jeong-deok, reading a letter to the South Korean president during a protest held in Taebaek on Thursday.  Taebaek is a city in Gangwon Province on [...]

‘Descendants of the Sun’ Creates New Tourism Hotspot in Taebaek

‘Descendants of the Sun’ Creates New Tourism Hotspot in Taebaek

TAEBAEK, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The city of Taebaek is rising as a new tourist hotspot after it was revealed as one of the locations featured in the hit Korean drama ‘Descendants of the Sun’. According to city officials, many curious Koreans and travel agencies have been inquiring about travel to the region. The ‘Descendants [...]