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Yongin City Bucks Trend, Builds Animal Burial Facility

Yongin City Bucks Trend, Builds Animal Burial Facility

YONGIN, Mar. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid frequent conflicts between business operators and residents nationwide over the creation of new animal burial facilities, the city of Yongin in Gyeonggi Province has been pushing for the establishment of animal burial facilities. Yongin has decided to build a cultural center and a cemetery for pets, and will [...]

S. Korea’s Gov’t Eases Regulations to Support SK hynix’s New Chip Cluster

S. Korea’s Gov’t Eases Regulations to Support SK hynix’s New Chip Cluster

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government said Friday it will move to lift regulations to pave the way for the country’s No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix Inc.’s to build a semiconductor cluster in the Seoul metropolitan area. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said it plans to request the Ministry [...]

SK hynix Pushes to Create Semiconductor Cluster in Yongin

SK hynix Pushes to Create Semiconductor Cluster in Yongin

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc., the world’s second-largest memory chip maker, said Thursday it has officially expressed interest in creating a semiconductor cluster in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, about 50 kilometers south of Seoul. A special purpose company has submitted a letter of investment intent, for investing in Yongin, to the city’s [...]

Zombie Apocalypse Takes Over Amusement Park Everland in Preparation for Halloween

Zombie Apocalypse Takes Over Amusement Park Everland in Preparation for Halloween

YONGIN, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Following in the footsteps of popular attractions “Horror Village”, “Horror Maze” and “Horror Safari 2014″, Everland will unveil another fear-and-fun inducing activity called “Blood City” on September 7. The legend of Blood City is chronicled in 100,000 square meters of “urban” sprawl encompassing the Alpine Area, Amazon Express and [...]

S. Korean City Eyes Bidding for International Coffee Body Headquarters

S. Korean City Eyes Bidding for International Coffee Body Headquarters

YONGIN, South Korea, June 28 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean city of Yongin has been pushing ahead with a project to bid for the headquarters of the main intergovernmental body for coffee, the Yongin municipal government said Tuesday.  The municipality, just south of Seoul, said it will coordinate with agriculture and foreign ministries and [...]

Chinese Tourists Look Beyond Seoul and Jeju

Chinese Tourists Look Beyond Seoul and Jeju

SUWON, Nov.12 (Korea Bizwire) – Chinese tourists are increasingly exploring destinations in Korea other than Seoul and Jeju. There has also been a change in their travel patterns, with a shift from ‘just passing by’ to ‘staying for more than a day’ excursions. As a result, local governments are taking measures to attract Chinese visitors. [...]