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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Wed, February 21, 2024 | 13:55
Enjoying traditional Korean board game
Foreign travelers enjoy yutnori, a traditional Korean board game, during an event to mark the beginning of the Year of the Blue Dragon at Terminal 1 of Incheon International Airport, Thursday, a day before Korea's Lunar New Year holiday that runs until Monday. Joint Press Corp.
2,500 pharmacies, hospitals to open during holidays
Some 2,500 pharmacies and hospitals will remain open during the Lunar New Year holiday - from Friday to Monday - to prevent a medical service vacuum, according to the Seoul Metropolitan Government, Thursday.
Robot chefs cook up storm at expressway rest area in Korea
The Munmak rest area on the Yeongdong Expressway has become the first in the country to introduce a robotic kitchen in the food court, replacing human chefs with robots, the Korea Expressway Corp. said, Wednesday.
Amur leopard to arrive in Korea to mark 140 years of Korea-UK ties
A female Amur leopard will arrive in Korea from the United Kingdom, Thursday, in celebration of the 140th anniversary of bilateral ties between the two countries, Seoul Grand Park announced, Wednesday.
Korea expects 85,000 Chinese travelers during Spring Festival holiday
Korea is set to step up online and offline strategies to welcome Chinese tourists - particularly those on family vacations - as some 85,000 Chinese are expected to travel to Korea on the occasion of the Spring Festival holiday season that kicks off this week, according to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), Tuesday.
Korea expands mentoring program for students of diverse backgrounds
Korea has decided to increase the budget for the mentorship program for students from multicultural families and those from a North Korean background to better support their needs including education, the government said Tuesday.
Local gov'ts expand benefits for foreign residents amid population decline
Local governments in Korea have expanded benefits for foreign nationals as part of efforts to attract them to live in their areas amid a population decline.
100-story skyscraper to be built in Yongsan
A 100-story landmark building will be built in central Seoul's Yongsan District, which will also feature a pedestrian bridge linking buildings at the 45th-floor level, the Seoul Metropolitan Government said, Monday.
[INTERVIEW] 'We will not accept any compensation': bereaved families of Itaewon tragedy
Four hundred and sixty days ago, Lee Sung-ki lost his son, Dong-min, to the tragic crowd crush in Seoul’s Itaewon during a Halloween celebration.
Korea to create sports-themed tours for young travelers
Korea aims to launch esports and sports-themed tour programs targeting young travelers this year, travel authorities said, Tuesday.
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