The results are in, and well, Seoul has a new slogan.
Over 16,000 suggestions for the new Seoul brand were submitted and after months of speculation, the winner of the Seoul governments contest for its new logo and re-branding effort has been chosen.
I.Seoul.You was selected over Seoulmate and Seouling by all nine panel members and 682 out of 1,140 citizen votes. Seoulmate, considered to be the most appealing of the unappealing choices, came in second.
The new slogan replaces the uninspiring “Hi Seoul” campaign which had been in use since 2002.
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The amount of the food allowance in the Kim Young-ran law may be altered from March in order to help domestic demand.
A South Korean man who was reportedly kidnapped in the Philippines in 2016 was recently found dead by local authorities there.
This Friday, January 20th, at HQ Bar KSU sees the return of the monthly Ha Ha Hole, Busan’s only live English comedy show.
Legendary K-pop boy band Shinwha is performing a concert in Busan on February 11th as part of their “Unchanging” tour.
The Busan International Film Festival will begin a little later than usual this year because of the Chuseok holidays.
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The Ibis Ambassador Haeundae Hotel is holding a 1,000 won room for one night promotion for its grand opening.
Hard Rock Cafe Busan is offering a Wednesday night “Global Day” discount for foreigners.
Gorilla Brewing Company is hosting an “all-you-can-drink” event tonight at the brewery in Millak-dong.
HQ Gwangan’s monthly open mic night is back for the January edition, but for this month only, it’s being moved to Saturday.
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Officials said today, starting in April, South Korea will check information on inbound air passengers to sort out potential terrorists.
The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2017 is taking place February 16-19 at the Gangneung Ice Arena.
Infielder for the Lotte Giants Hwang Jae-gyun has decided to leave the Korean Baseball Organization to challenge the Major Leagues.
The sports ministry said that South Korea plans to spend 937.2 billion won (US$779.7 million) this year in support for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games preparations.