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Busan News

Photo Essay: The Light of Busan

Health workers performing vibration therapy in Gwangan.

 A silent street in a small neighborhood in Jeopo-dong.

Public Places to Become Non-Smoking From Today

BUSAN, South Korea - As of December 1st, smoking in public places will result in a fine. The city government has enacted new laws in accordance with other cities around the country in an attempt to cut down smoking, as well as preserving citizen's health.

Public places where smoking is now prohibited include bus stops, beaches, children's parks, Geumgang park, and  Taejongdae amusement park. 

Violator's of the new law will face a 20,000 won fine.

Photo Essay: Busan, Thru My Eyes

"Tongdosa Temple - "My favorite of all ...the atmosphere, the surroundings, so full of beauty and grace."

Jagalchi Market - "The largest fish market in Korea, so diverse and yet, so well orchestrated."

Busan e-FM Launches Smartphone Application

BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA - Busan e-FM, the city's first English radio broadcasting station, FM 90.5, launched smartphone applications for the Android and iPhone in September 2011.

The smartphone apps provide a variety of content including news, music, weather and entertainment. The app users can listen to live broadcasts, as well as previously aired programs.

To find the Busan e-FM application, search for “BEFM” in the Android Market or the App Store, and download and install the app. 

BEXCO Construction Progressing

BUSAN - The Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO), which has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past 10 years, will mark the beginning of a new era with the opening of the 2nd Exhibition Hall and the hosting of the Busan International Motor Show (BIMOS). The new hall will open in time for the BIMOS, which will take place over 11 days starting May 24.

‘Get Dubai familiar with Busan’ – 5th anniversary of the sister-city relationship between Busan...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The BFIA is currently visiting Dubai from October 22 to 30, with the Busan Metropolitan Dance Company, to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Busan's sister city relationship with Dubai.

The celebration will include a Korean Culture week, a Busan promotion photo exhibition, and a traditional Korean dance performance.

Busan Metropolitan Dance Company will perform a traditional dance several times at Dubai City Hall and in Ras al-Khaimah, for both local people and Koreans living in Dubai.

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Busan’s Global Gathering Takes Place This Weekend

BUSAN, South Korea - The Busan Global Gathering is back and bigger than ever. This Saturday, October 22nd, various people and cultures will get together at Naru Park in Haeundae, for a fun-filled afternoon of music, food and laughter. There are plenty of activities for the whole family, and it's a great place to meet new friends, promote or learn about new businesses and networking. The Global Gathering started in 2006, and it is a great chance to meet foreigners from around the city all in one place.

What are you going to do this Chuseok?

BUSAN, South Korea - Ahhh Chuseok. It’s that time of year when the weather begins to turn into what is arguably Korea’s best season. Gone are the rains, the mosquitoes and the massive crowds in Haeundae, while the heat turns bearable and nights become cool, allowing for a better night’s sleep.

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