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Korea promotes cruises to attract tourists
Cruises are becoming even more popular around the world, particularly among Chinese travelers and elderly people. The domestic demand for cruises is still low, so the government is rolling up its sleeves to attract foreign cruise passengers and boost the underdeveloped industry.
Draught, craft beers to be on sale at Daegu festival
Various kinds of draught and craft beers will be available at the Daegu Chicken and Beer Festival this year.
Illegal foreign workers face tougher rules
The Ministry of Employment and Labor said Wednesday that it will reduce the quota of foreign workers from countries with high numbers of illegal workers here. Minister Lee Ki-kwon urged the ambassadors of the countries that send foreign workers to Korea to agree to the Employment Permit System and to introduce a “comprehensive monitoring system” for migrant workers this year.
BIFF feud turns into legal dispute
The feud between the Busan Metropolitan Government (BMG) and Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) organizers, triggered by alleged censorship over a movie screening, has turned into a legal dispute.
Incheon Airport aims to attract 110 carriers by 2020
Incheon International Airport aims to have 110 airlines operating from it by 2020, with more than 10 million transfer passengers, making the airport Asia’s top air hub.
Korean Air to operate direct flights to Iran
Korean Air has won the right to operate direct flights between Korea and Iran, beating rival Asiana Airlines.
Preschoolers vulnerable to child abuse
The recent disappearance of a child in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, has again shown the loopholes of the social safety system in protecting children from domestic violence.
Unionized pilots to resume negotiation
Unionized pilots of Korean Air decided to resume negotiations over wages with management, Tuesday.
'Dengue fever most likely epidemic to hit Korea'
Dengue fever might be the most likely infectious disease to hit Korea, considering the impact of climate change and the increasing travels of Koreans to Southeast Asian countries, a study showed Friday.
Integrated resorts to welcome tourists
Incheon, west of Seoul, is expected to become the epicenter of the nation's tourism industry, following the government's announcement of another integrated resort project in the city last Friday. The proposed casino resort joins two others currently under construction in the western gateway of Yeongjong Island, Incheon. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said a conso...
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