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AF Cancels “Beaujolias Nouveau” Night

Alliance Francaise has canceled “Beaujolais Nouveau” night, scheduled for November 27th at the Goeun Photography Museum in remembrance of the victims of the Paris terror attacks.

The French cultural center is currently under high security by the Busan police as a safety precaution as a result of the recent terror attack by Islamic radicals in Paris.


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US Ambassador’s Attacker Gets 12 Year Prison Sentence

The country’s top court has sentenced a South Korean man to 12 years in prison for attempting to murder the U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert.

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Anti-graft Law Goes into Effect From Today

The Kim Young-ran anti-graft law is taking in effect starting today. The law aims to prevent government employees and various officials from receiving bribes.

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Subway Service Disruptions Expected Due to Union Strike

Busan Subway Lines 1, 2 and 3 have begun emergency services today due to a general strike of the Busan Metro Labor Union.

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Public Preference Survey for the Busan City Bus Design Improvement Project

The city of Busan is looking for public input as they plan to change the look of the city’s buses for the first time in 16 years.

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BIFF 2016 Preview: Five Films to Look Forward To

Schedules are up, books are printed and available, and tickets go on sale this Thursday at 2 p.m. It’s time to pull out the scratch pad and start planning your week.

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Miles Teller and Aaron Eckhart to Attend the 21st Busan International Film Festival

Miles Teller and Aaron Eckhart have been confirmed as guests for the 21st Busan International Film Festival.

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Busan One Asia Festival Main Music Line-up

The Busan One Asia Festival will have five main K-pop concerts at the Busan Asiad Gymnasium throughout the first 23 days of October.

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Cancer Still #1 Cause of Death in Korea

Cancer remained the leading cause of death in South Korea in 2015, with fatalities from pneumonia rising sharply amid a rapidly aging population, government data showed Tuesday.

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City Looks to Lower Speed Limit on Main Roads

The speed limit on main roads in Busan’s downtown might be lowered to 50 km per hour, which is 10 km less than the previous speed limit.

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Seomyeon Medical Street Festival to Run for Two Days

The 6th Seomyeon Medical Street Festival is starting on September 30th.

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Busan International Food Expo to Run Oct. 6-9

The Busan International Food Expo 2016 will be held in BEXCO from October 6th to the 9th.

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Pei Wei Asian Diner is Coming to Busan

Pei Wei Asian Diner is set to open a location in Busan by the end of 2017 according to a company press release.

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McDonald’s Korea Introduces the “Chicken Mac”

McDonald’s Korea has introduced its newest offering, the Chicken Mac.

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Seoul #10 Most Popular Travel City

A new survey by MasterCard shows that Seoul is once again the 10th most popular city for travel in the world.

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Travel Korea: Daytripping in Ulsan

Busan’s neighbor to the north has a lot going for it for a fun weekend that’s not so far from home.

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International Travel: Wats Happening in Chiang Mai

While many head to Thailand in search of its magnificent culture, Chiang Mai is a great place to start and one of her best offerings are her awesome temples, known as “Wats”.

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Is this the Worst Goalkeeper Blunder Ever?

North Korea’s goalkeeper gives up one of the worst goals ever — to the opponent’s goalkeeper in an AFC U-16 championship match.

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Video: Safety Rope Fails from 42m Bungee Jump

A 29-year-old woman was seriously injured this month when a bungee jump operator failed to secure her rope to the safety hook.

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Suyeong-gu Office Runs the SUP Academy at Gwangalli Beach

Suyeong-gu Office runs the Stand Up Paddle Board Academy at Gwangalli Beach in September and October.

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