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Busan City Office announced that it will completely reorganize its investment support system to attract domestic and foreign companies to invest here.

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Jung-gu May Turn On the Canceled Festival Christmas Lights

Jung-gu district is considering turning on the lights it had set up for the Christmas Tree Festival that was postponed due to the increased social distancing measures last month.
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International School of Koje Students Scale the School Walls

This week, our intrepid middle school students literally went over the top when they completed their latest challenge for the new entry point; abseiling from the top of the school campus.

Eat Like a Local

Eat Like a Local: Savory Korean Full-Course Meals – Gugane Hanjeongsik

In Mangmi-dong, Suyeong-gu, Gugane offers an awesome Korean traditional meal at a reasonalble price. You can enjoy the fine collection of well-known Korean side dishes carefully made by the owner/chef.

Eat Like a Local: Stylish Izakaya Eats at Maeryo 36.5 in Kyungsung

A long time favorite izakaya in the heart of the Kyungsung University area, Maeryo 36.5 is a stylish, trendy dining and drinking spot offering delicious Japanese favorites.

Eat Like a Local: I Hwa Soo Traditional Yukgaejang in Marine City

Recently opened on the first floor at Hanil Ordew in Marine City, I Hwa Soo Jeontong Yukgaejang is a popular nationwide chain that serves up delicious modern and traditional bowls of spicy beef soup.

Eat Like a Local: Maeul Bunsik — Busanjin Market’s Favorite Go-To

Located in the alley behind Busanjin Market, Maeul Bunsik offers inexpensive and very delicious food. Dangmyeon (bibim cellophane noodle) and gimbap is by far the locals' favorite.

Upcoming Events

ASEAN-ROK Gourmet Banquet: Food Culture Film Screenings

The ASEAN Culture House starts 2021 with screenings of films featuring food from the ASEAN region, Korea, and wider Asia

Busan Wedding Fair

One of the city's biggest wedding events of the year returns this weekend at BEXCO.

The Revolution Is Urban

Artists Kim Seongyoul, Kim Yoojin & Kim Byungchan, Ahn Yongdae, Yeo Changho, Lee Wonyoung, Won Hosung, Woo Shinkoo, Lee Kichul, Lee Sungho, and Pyo Eungseok feature at this exhibition which lasts through April 11, 2021.

Busan City Trivia Returns This Sunday

Test your brain against the best in the city at Busan City Trivia Night this Sunday evening at 5 p.m.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

The 2021 All Digital Consumer Electronics Show — CES Trends and Take-aways

Surveying the CES Show’s exhibitors and media coverage three trends stand out.

International School of Koje Students Scale the School Walls

This week, our intrepid middle school students literally went over the top when they completed their latest challenge for the new entry point; abseiling from the top of the school campus.

Netflix to Release More Korean Webtoon Series in 2021

Fresh off the rising popularity of Korean webtoons "Sweet Home" and "The Uncanny Counter", Netflix is set to release several new movie adaptations of the popular dramas.

Delivery Workers May Go On Strike Before Lunar New Year

Delivery workers in unions threatened to launch a general strike unless measures are put in place before next month's Lunar New Year to prevent overwork.

Sports

Gimhae’s Gaya Theme Park Opens “Exciting Snow Sledding Range”

Gimhae Gaya Theme Park has opened the region's largest snow playing facility until February 21.

Most Indoor Sports Facilities Can Reopen in Busan From Today

The city of Busan will ease measures on most indoor sports facilities from today.

Busan IPark Start Winter Training for 2021 Season

The Busan IPark have started winter training for the 2021 season and looking to regain the form that saw them elevated to the K League top division at the beginning of 2020.

Winter Sports Facilities To Reopen From Today With Limitations

Winter sports facilities, including ice rinks, snow sledding trails, and ski resorts will open again from today as the 10-day ban on the businesses over the Christmas and New Year's holidays has come to an end.