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Busan News

Brrrrr! Cold Temps Bring Snow to Many Parts of Korea

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Snow has fallen in many places of the country, dropping temperatures throughout Busan and southeastern Korea. According to the Busan Regional Meteorological Administration, the lowest recorded temperature in Busan this morning was 3.4 degrees, a decrease of 5.1 degrees from yesterday’s morning low of 8.5 degrees. Due to strong winds, ...

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Police to Conduct More DUI Checks From December 1

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The Busan Metropolitan Police Agency announced that it will conduct special DUI operations from December 1st to late January next year. Fifteen police stations around Busan will crack down on the most vulnerable areas from 11pm to 2 am each night during this time. From 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., ...

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Subway Platform Accidents and Suicides Decrease in 2015

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According to the Busan Transportation Corporation, only two accidents – one accidental fall and one suicide – have occurred on subway station platforms this year. A total of twelve platform accidents occurred in 2013, with five deaths and seven injuries. And four incidents took place last year, resulting in three ...

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New Youngnam Airport Location Still Undecided

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The location of the new Youngnam Regional Airport for which Busan and Gyeongnam are currently competing will be announced next June, regardless of the location chosen for Jeju Island’s new airport. An official from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said the location of the Jeju’s new airport has been ...

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