Busan- Sapporo Route Begins December 3


AirBusan will launch a new international route between Busan and Sapporo, Japan on December 3rd. The new destination is the fifth to be offered this year after the airline began offering service to Danang, Vietnam; Yanji and Zhangjiajie, China; and Guam. AirBusan plans to operate the route between Busan and ...

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Last MERS Patient Rediagnosed With the Disease


The patient once thought to be the last South Korean with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been rediagnosed with the viral disease, officials said on Monday. The 35-year-old patient, who had tested negative for the MERS virus in two tests on September 30th and October 1st, has been infected ...

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Busan Selected to Host IAUGA 2021


Busan has been selected as the venue for the ‘International Astronomical Union General Assembly (IAUGA) 2021′, the biggest international astronomy symposium in the world, to take place six years from now. IAUFA attracts some 3,000 scholars from 90 different nations for 12 days, and has held a Symposium every 3 ...

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VIDEO: KTO’s $10 Tour in Busan

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Check out the Korean Tourism Organization’s (KTO) video of how to do a $10 tour in the city. The video follows Jake Pains from England and Julian Quintart from Belgium’s adventure around the city as part of the KTO’s series “$10 Tour, So Much More”. The pair start out in ...

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BIFF Sees Record Attendance This Year

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Some 227,000 people visited the 20th Busan International Film Festival during its 10-day run, the highest total in the festival’s history. The organizing committee of the BIFF held a press conference at Dongseo University’s Centum Campus on October 10, the last day of the film festival, announcing that 227,377 visitors ...

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