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7th Christmas Tree Festival Underway Today

Christmas Festival Busan

The 7th Busan Christmas Tree Festival will be held for 37 days beginning this Saturday, the 28th, up until January 3rd in the Jung-gu Gwangbok-ro area.  The theme for this year’s festival is “A Christmas of Peace, a Christmas of Reconciliation!”, chosen to commemorate 70 years of Korean independence. The ...

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BIFF Continues to be Financial Windfall for Busan


This year’s Busan International Film Festival, or BIFF, has exerted influence on tourism, businesses and the local film industry. According to the Bank of Korea’s report titled ‘BIFF’s Contribution to Film, Tourism, and Related Businesses’, revenue and the number of the visitors to the event reached 35 billion won and ...

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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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South Korea Wins Premier 12 Baseball Tournament

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South Korea became the inaugural champion of the Premier 12 baseball tournament in Tokyo on Saturday. With its offense clicking from the start, South Korea pounded the US 8-0 in the final at Tokyo Dome to take the championship. Kim Hyun-soo was named tournament MVP. Source: Busan eFM News The ...

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