South Korean Exports Take Big Plunge
South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced Monday that the country’s exports took their biggest fall...
7.8 Magnitude Quake Hits 189KM off the Coast of Japan
At around 8:30PM this evening a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck 189 kilometres off Japan’s coast, according to United...
How Are We Doing? Well-Being in Korea – Do the Numbers add up?
A look at the state of well-being in Korea. Do the numbers really add up?
Busan Sees Warmest Day in May Since 1979
The daytime highs in Busan surpassed 30 degrees-level for the first time this year. Yesterday’s high in Busan...
Online Shopping Sales Continue to Surge
South Korea’s online shopping sales surged 22.7% on-year in April, fueled by brisk demand for communication devices and...
9th Busan Family Festival Set for Saturday
The 9th Busan Family Festival will be held at Dasom Square in Busan Citizens Park at 1pm on...
Dine & Drink
Visitors to Ecological Parks Rising in Busan
The number of people visiting ecological parks around the Nakdong River is increasing every year. According to the...
63rd Floor of BIFC Building Opens to Public
The Busan International Finance Center – the highest building in Busan – located in Munhyeon-dong, Nam-gu, has opened...
Korea’s Only Arab Film Festival Kicks off Thursday
The country’s only Arab Film Festival will kick off on June 4 at the Busan Cinema Center in...
Opening Lineup For Busan Rock Festival Announced
The opening lineup for the Busan Rock Festival in August has been released. The organizing committee of the...
City Residents Exercising Falls Under 50%
The number of Busan citizens who exercise regularly has sharply decreased over the past two years. According to...
Korea Missing Key Players Ahead of WC Qualifying Match
With the South Korean national soccer team missing key players ahead of two away matches this month, head...
Arts & Culture
Upswing in Korea’s Wine Consumption a Boon for Kiwi Wine Industry
If you’ve been around the peninsula for any amount of time you know: wine is taking off in...
Landscape and Garden Show Set for This Weekend
The Landscape and Garden Show Busan 2015 will kick off this week at BEXCO. The four-day exhibition starting...
University Enrollment to Drop in 2017 in Busan
A new report shows that a total number of students who will be attending the city’s 15 four-year...
BFIA to Offer 28 Million Won in Scholarships to Foreign Uni Students
The city of Busan and the Busan Foundation for International Activities (BFIA) have announced that they will offer...