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Oyster Shells Upcycled into High-value Resources for Thermoelectric Power Plants

Oyster Shells Upcycled into High-value Resources for Thermoelectric Power Plants

CHANGWON, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A new production facility will be set up to upcycle oyster shells into high-value resources. South Gyeongsang provincial office said Monday that the city of Tongyeong will invest 15 billion won (US$12.6 million) to build an oyster shell recycling facility in the Beopsong General Industrial Complex by 2023. The [...]

Tongyeong Music Fest Opens After Year Off amid Pandemic

Tongyeong Music Fest Opens After Year Off amid Pandemic

SEOUL, March 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The Tongyeong International Music Festival (TIMF), an annual classical music gala, kicked off on Friday, a year after the annual event was canceled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The 2021 festival will run through April 4 in Tongyeong, on the southern coast, presenting 23 classical concerts and performances [...]

Tongyeong Unveils Plans for Innovative Online Fisheries Market

Tongyeong Unveils Plans for Innovative Online Fisheries Market

TONGYEONG, June 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The City Government of Tongyeong, a beautiful coastal city located in South Gyeongsang province, announced on Thursday that it won the bid for the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries’ project to establish an online seafood purchasing system (Cam Market). This project is aimed at simplifying the distribution structure by ensuring direct [...]

Tongyeong Mulls Building Longest Cable Car in South Korea

Tongyeong Mulls Building Longest Cable Car in South Korea

TONGYEONG, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwie) — The picturesque port city of Tongyeong is considering the construction of another cableway, which could end up being the longest cable car line in South Korea. The new cable car project connecting Mireukdo Island and Hansando Island, and spanning a distance of 23.4 kilometers comes after the success of local [...]

Tongyeong to be Revamped as Maritime City Under New Deal Project

Tongyeong to be Revamped as Maritime City Under New Deal Project

SEJONG, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The government has announced plans for nationwide New Deal projects that will see 68 attractions across the country revitalized, including the city of Tongyeong. According to plans revealed by the government on Thursday, a number of old local landmarks and cultural assets in South Korea will take center stage [...]