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Cold Snap Strikes Peninsula

Cold Snap Strikes Peninsula

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Rivers froze, and workers hurried to their offices bundled in layers as South Korea recorded its coldest day yet this winter.  The temperature dropped early Monday morning to minus 12 degrees Celsius in Seoul, with Daegwallyeong, Gangwon Province, recording minus 18 degrees. Most of the other regions on the [...]

Winter Approaching Rapidly

Winter Approaching Rapidly

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – November 22 in Korea is called “Soseol,” one of the 24 seasonal points on the traditional East Asian lunisolar calendar, when the first snow falls in the country. Soseol translates into “small snowfall” and comes after “Ipdong” (November 7), which marks the beginning of the winter season, [...]