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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Busan News

Festival Organizers Look to Make Busan Tower into World’s Largest Christmas Tree

Organizers of the popular Busan Christmas Tree Festival are looking into the feasibility of turning one of Busan's major landmarks into world's largest Christmas Tree.

Haeundae Man Arrested for Raping ‘Couch Surfing’ Tourist

A 27-year-old man from Haeundae was arrested this week after raping a foreign woman who was staying in his apartment.

Illegal Accommodations Found After Random Inspection in Gwangalli

Authorities have found several illegal lodgings around Gwangalli Beach.

Busan Man Arrested for Obstruction of Business and Assault

A 49-year-old man was arrested last month after repeatedly asking a convenience store owner to drink with him and have sex together.

One Worker Killed in School Fire in Busan

A huge fire has killed one at Hanbada Middle School in Suyeong-gu yesterday.

Over 9 Million People Visited Busan’s Christmas Tree Festival this Year

A new survey showed that over nine million people visited this year's Christmas Tree Festival held at Gwangbok-ro in Jung-gu, Busan.

Massive Fire in Gwangalli at School Construction Site

A massive fire at a construction site at a middle school occurred in Gwangalli mid Sunday afternoon.

Mayor Heading to SE Asia to Attract “Mega Resort” in Busan

Busan’s mayor Suh Byung-soo is heading to Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand this weekend in order to attract a ‘mega resort’ project for Busan.

Dating Violence Increasing in Middle-aged People in Korea

As Korea's demographics have changed over the years, dating violence has started to increase in middle-aged people.

Full Moon Events This Weekend in Samrak Park and Hwamyeong Canceled

The first full moon events of Busan, which are scheduled to be held around Nakdong riverside on the 11th, have all been cancelled due to concerns over the spread of Avian Influenza.

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