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Rural Village Bans Use of Plastic Bags

Rural Village Bans Use of Plastic Bags

PYEONGCHANG, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A village in Gangwon Province is drawing attention by launching a “shared shopping basket” campaign aimed at protecting the environment from micro-plastic problems and reducing the use of plastic bags to create a healthy environment. The movement, which will be joined by the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation (NACF) Daehwa [...]

Jeungpyeong’s Traditional Culture Popular Among Foreign Tourists

Jeungpyeong’s Traditional Culture Popular Among Foreign Tourists

JEUNGPYEONG, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Located in Jeungpyeong County, North Chungcheong Province, a “paste-ripening village” has become popular among foreign tourists who want to experience South Korea’s traditional culture. According to Jeungpyeong county, the village has seen a large increase in foreign tourists since last year after foreigners who visited the area started to [...]