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Thu, February 9, 2023 | 08:40
Jeju Dream Tower resort to open 2nd tower on Nov. 29
Jeju Dream Tower will open its second tower building, with 850 hotel rooms and residences, on Nov. 29, according to Lotte Tour Development. Jeju Dream Tower is an iconic twin-tower landmark in the heart of Jeju City. The integrated resort opened last Dec. 18, but only the first tower with 750 hotel rooms has been operating.
Delta seeks to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050
Although it is innately difficult to decarbonize the aviation industry, an increasing number of air carriers around the world have moved to join international efforts for carbon neutrality, in line with the global trend of prioritizing environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) business management practices.
Both ruling, opposition presidential candidates face 'wife risks'
With former Gyeonggi Province Governor Lee Jae-myung and former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl having won the presidential nominations of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) and main opposition People Power Party (PPP), respectively, the campaigns by their potential first ladies - their wives - are attracting public attention as well. Kim Hye-gyeong, 55, the wife of...
Drunk driving increases following policy shift to 'Living with COVID-19'
Driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) has appeared to increase after the government shifted its virus management policy to the “Living with COVID-19” scheme on Nov. 1, according to police, Sunday.
Concerns growing over consistent rise in COVID-related deaths
Concerns are growing over a consistent increase in the number of deaths related to COVID-19 amid the prolonged fourth wave of the pandemic that began in early July. According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA), Sunday, the average daily number of COVID-19-realted deaths stood at 17.4 this month, nearly nine times higher than 1.96 tallied in June just be...
Josun hotels collaborate with Starbucks for winter packages
Two Josun Hotels & Resorts hotels ― L'Escape Hotel and Grand Josun Busan ― have launched special packages for this winter in collaboration with Starbucks Korea. The packages that are available until Jan. 31 provide Starbucks comforters for free to all package guests. The padded comforter was created in collaboration with visual artist 275c, known for colorful and modern-conce...
Residents expressing anxiety over policy shift to 'Living with COVID-19'
An increasing number of residents here are expressing anxiety over the government's policy shift to the “Living with COVID-19” scheme, as the country's new coronavirus cases have stayed above 2,400 for the second consecutive day.
'Quarter of COVID-19 patients are teenagers'
The health and education authorities are on high alert following a surge in COVID-19 infections among teenagers. The spike comes as the education ministry plans to resume in-person classes later this month in line with the government's “Living with COVID-19” plan. The authorities expect new daily infection numbers to increase for the time being, following the Halloween weeken...
Domestic attractions with exotic ambiance lure tourists
More international flight operations are set to resume in line with the government's shift of its COVID-19 management policy to a gradual return to normalcy. But difficulties traveling abroad will still exist until the pandemic subsides in most countries and overseas travel is fully resumed. For those who are eagerly awaiting when it might be possible to travel to other count...
Climate change is omnipresent: Nobody is safe from climate crisis
An increasing number of people around the world have been suffering damage from abnormal weather conditions caused by climate change in recent years, such as torrential rain, scorching heat and droughts. This summer, deadly floods devastated several European countries, including Germany, causing more than 200 deaths and widespread damage, while hundreds of people in the U.S.'...
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