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Winter Apparel Sales Rise amid Summer Heat

Winter Apparel Sales Rise amid Summer Heat

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the scorching summer heat, there are an increasing number of people looking for so-called “opposite-season” apparel like padded and fur coats. Shinsegae Department Store opened up a premium pop-up store for padded coats that cost more than 1 million won (US$760) each in Hanam branch on July 15. [...]

This Winter’s Flu Season, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Likely to Pass Unnoticed Again

This Winter’s Flu Season, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Likely to Pass Unnoticed Again

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — This winter’s flu season is likely to pass unnoticed again as influenza, a contagious respiratory disease that is most commonly seen in the winter, remains overwhelmed by COVID-19. The number of suspected flu patients per 1,000 outpatients stood at 3.7 persons in the eighth week of 2022 (Feb. 13-19), [...]

Seoul Grand Park Prepares for Winter

Seoul Grand Park Prepares for Winter

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Grand Park in Gwacheon, just south of Seoul, is setting up plans to protecting animals and plants from the winter cold and snow. Starting this month, the park will turn on the heating systems for all zoo enclosures. Heating mats will be laid out in outdoor enclosures and [...]

Gangwon Winter Festivities Wrap Up with Beautiful Snowflakes

Gangwon Winter Festivities Wrap Up with Beautiful Snowflakes

CHUNCHEON, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Winter snow swept over festivals in Gangwon Province, adding to the beauty of Gangwon’s mountainous landscape. Visitors coming to the Inje Icefish Festival, Mount Taebaek Snow Festival, Pyeongchang Trout Festival, and others enjoyed the white landscape covered with snow. This week, the Inje Icefish Festival, Gangwon’s only festival that [...]