Busan City announced that a telephone counseling service for foreigners will commence on October 1 at the city’s 120 Baro Call Center, by integrating the counseling service for foreigners offered by the Busan Foundation for International Activities (BFIA) (tel. 1577-7716) into the 120 Baro Call Center.
Foreign residents of Busan and overseas visitors can make inquiries or receive counseling on a variety of issues including life and tourism in Busan by dialing 120 to connect with the 120 Baro Call Center. The service is available from 9 AM to 6 PM weekdays in six languages: English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Russian and Uzbek.
Foreigners can access the service by dialing 120 and then pressing 9. To select a language, press 1 for English, 2 for Chinese, 3 for Vietnamese, 4 for Indonesian, 5 for Russian or 6 for Uzbek.
Calls can also be made on a mobile app ‘120바로콜센터’ or mobile website interface at m-120.busan.go.kr by touching “Foreigner”.
Source: Busan City News
The Latest Haps
The Busan International Ocean Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 2. Some streets on the marathon route will be closed.
The country’s top court has sentenced a South Korean man to 12 years in prison for attempting to murder the U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert.
The tentative lineup for guests visiting the 21st Busan International Film Festival for the opening day on October 6th is near completion.
The Closing Ceremony hosts of the 21st Busan International Film Festival will be actor Kim Min Jong and actress Choi Yeojin.
With the nation’s biggest shopping and cultural event “Korea Sale’s FESTA” beginning today, Busan’s distribution industries have begun participating in an all-out competition.
The Busan One Asia Festival is offering free admissions to Taste Busan and the Korean Wave Star & Beauty Collection for foreign guests at BEXCO.
BeFM’s “On the Road Busan” team invites you for a final FREE trip around the beautiful Busan Bay at the Wave Yacht Lounge Closing Party on Saturday, October 8th.
The Busan International Food Expo 2016 will be held in BEXCO from October 6th to the 9th.
The “2016 Jinju Namgang Lantern Festival” will begin on October 1st and end on the 16th at Jinju Namgang Ilwon.
A new survey by MasterCard shows that Seoul is once again the 10th most popular city for travel in the world.
Runners from around the world will gather at the 2016 Busan International Ocean Marathon on Oct. 2.
North Korea’s goalkeeper gives up one of the worst goals ever — to the opponent’s goalkeeper in an AFC U-16 championship match.