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No More Waste, Plastic and Utility Poles on Ulleung Island

No More Waste, Plastic and Utility Poles on Ulleung Island

SEOUL, Apr. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — North Gyeongsang Province announced its plans to turn Ulleung Island into an ‘isle without waste, plastic, and utility poles.’ The long-term plan is to raise the quality of the island’s nature to be listed as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. North Gyeongsang Province’s Pan-East Sea Regional Office said [...]

Ulleung Island Aims to Do without Carbon Energy

Ulleung Island Aims to Do without Carbon Energy

DAEGU, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – In 2020, Ulleung Island will become the world largest eco-friendly, carbon-free energy island. According to an announcement from North Gyeongsang Province on September 8, a special purpose corporation will be established to turn the 72.5-square-kilometer island in the East Sea into an energy independent island with renewable energy sources.   The [...]

Korean Singer Detained in Tokyo Airport…May Be Linked to His Dokdo Performance

Korean Singer Detained in Tokyo Airport…May Be Linked to His Dokdo Performance

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Lee Seung-Cheol, Korea’s popular singer and a former rock band member, was held for hours in Japan’s airport while arriving in Tokyo. According to his talent management agency Jinnenwon Music Works, Lee was going to go to Japan at one of his acquaintances’ invitation on November 9 through an [...]