Jeju Air to Launch Busan-Okinawa Route

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An international air route connecting Busan and Okinawa will soon be launched. Budget airliner Jeju Air has announced that it will begin operating a route between Busan and Okinawa three times per week beginning on October 27. Flights will depart Gimhae International Airport every Tuesday and Thursday morning, arriving in ...

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High Increase of Child Sexual Abuses in Busan


A new report shows that cases of child sexual abuse in Busan have significantly increased. According to the Busan Metropolitan Police Agency, 274 individuals were arrested for violating child sexual abuse laws, some 187 percent more than the 146 arrested for such offenses in 2013. The most common offenses were ...

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Korea Heads to Kuwait for World Cup Qualifier


South Korea’s national football team, led by Coach Uli Stielike, has left for Kuwait to compete in the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. A Group G match between South Korea and Kuwait will be held at 11:55 p.m. on Thursday, Korea time, in ...

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BIFF 2015 Review: The Visit

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The 11th feature film from director M. Night Shyamalan is a pseudo-documentary that tells the story of two kids meeting their grandparents for the first time. It's a surprisingly good time.

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Photos: Nagasawa Masami Visits BIFF

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Japanese actress Nagasawa Masami attends a press conference with Kore-eda Hirokazu at the Dongseo University Centum Campus Convention Hall. You can check out everything that’s going on at the festival on the HAPS BIFF page.     For more photos of BIFF, you can check out Anuj Madan’s work at The ...

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BIFF: What’s On the Week Ahead

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After a huge first weekend at the Busan International Film Festival that has seen big crowds at the cinemas, the festival gets into full swing this week as a host of big events are also planned. This week’s highlight is the appearance of French actress Sophie Marceau, who will give ...

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