The city of Busan has decided to extend the administrative orders of prohibiting mass gatherings at 71 entertainment facilities to reduce risks of cluster infections of COVID-19.
Busan Health Authority announced yesterday that 175 out of 177 people in contact with the most recently confirmed high school student, confirmed patient number 144, have tested negative, with two others scheduled to be tested.
Southeast Asia has been one of the hotbeds for casinos and gambling in the world, with many countries having certain destinations which have now become famous for their gambling venues, and are thus tourist hotspots and also attract crowds of people who want to indulge in their gambling habits.

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ECCK Hosting “Breakfast Meting with Mayor Oh Keo-don” on March 5th

The European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK) is hosting an ECCK Busan Breakfast Meeting with Busan Mayor Oh Keo Don and Busan Metropolitan City on March 5th at the Paradise Hotel.

Eat Like a Local

Eat Like a Local: Geodae Gomtang in Marine City

On a recent trip to Haeundae, my dining partner and I decided to try Geodae Gomtang located at Benecity-Venezia in Marine City, which I'd heard is a food blogger's favorite in Busan.

Eat Like a Local: Old-Style Korean Pork Cutlets – Ms. and Mr. Wang Tongasu

Any Korean, who has memories of going to a street market with mom or with friends after school, would remember the Korean tongasu in 1980s or 1990s. Here you can taste the good memories.

Upcoming Events

Day of Slavic Culture & Writing Book Exhibition

Pusan National University's Russia Center is hosting a Russian book exhibition through the 20th of June.

Concerning the ‘ART’

The Museum of Contemporary Art Busa is hosting its latest exhibition "Concerning the ART" until July 26

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

The Busan Cultural Center and Royal National Theatre are broadcasting a performance of Hamlet this Saturday afternoon.

ECCK Tax Seminar

The European Chamber of Commerce Korea is hosting the "ECCK Busan Taxation Seminar - Update on tax amendments / Tax Reform 2020" conference this Friday morning at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Marine City.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Taking a Look Back at the Old Amusement Parks in Busan

While Busanites will have to wait for another year until the large-scale theme park in East Busan Tourism Complex will open, amusement parks have a long, interesting history in the city.

Masks Can Now Be Bought Any Day of the Week

People looking for masks can now purchase them any day of the week in Busan.

Lotte Mall at Dongbusan and Gimhae Holding Mega Sale Until June 7th

Lotte Mall is holding a Mega Sale at its Dongbusan and Gimhae locations until the 7th of June.

Son Yeoleum Piano Recital Postponed Until October

The Son Yeoleum Piano Recital scheduled for this Saturday evening at the Busan Cinema Center has been postponed.


Busan IPark Draw 0-0 With Suwon

Busan IPark secured their second draw in a row after being held 0-0 at home to Samsung Suwon Bluewings on Saturday evening in the K League 1.

2020 Golf Show in Busan Held at BEXCO This Weekend

The 2020 Golf Show in Busan will be held at BEXCO 2 Exhibition Room 4A-B from Thursday to Sunday.

Busan IPark Earn Their First Point With 1-1 Draw Against Ulsan

Busan IPark earned their first point of the 2020 K League season with a hard-earned 1-1 draw away to Ulsan Hyundai on Sunday evening.

Defending Champions Jeonbuk Defeat Busan IPark 2-1 With Injury-Time Goal

Busan IPark were beaten 2-1 in dramatic fashion against defending K League champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors on Saturday night.