Busan News

City to Extend Social Distancing Until January 31 With Less Restrictions

The city government of Busan announced that it has extended the level 2.5 social distancing scheme for two weeks from January 18th until the end of January 31st.

Busan Cinema Center Using Color-Coded Lighting on its Roof to Notify Fine Dust Levels

The Busan Cinema Center has begun to inform citizens of the level of ultrafine dust particles in Busan using the LED lights on its big roof.

City of Busan Sets its Main Goals for 2021

The city of Busan has set “the safety of citizens” and “economic vitality” as its main goals for 2021.

Plastic Waste Significantly Increasing in Busan

Plastic waste has significantly increased due to the holiday season and the prolonged pandemic.

Universities in Busan See Decrease in Acceptance Rate for Regular Admissions

Following a decrease in early admissions, four-year universities in Busan also saw a drop in their acceptance rate for regular admissions this year compared to last year. 

Busan to Expand its Railway Networks

The city of Busan announced its 2nd revision to the Busan Metropolitan Railway Network construction plan.

Two Churches Continue to Refuse to Follow Non Face-to-Face Worship Measures

Two churches in Busan continue to ignore the non-face-to-face worship measures by quarantine authorities.

Mobile Screening Center To Check Taxi Drivers For COVID-19 Opens This Week

A mobile screening clinic to test taxi drivers for COVID-19 will be in operation.

Two More Businesses Caught Violating the Infectious Disease Prevention Act

Amid business restrictions in place with no entertainment bars allowed to open after 9 pm until noon the next day, the Busan Police Agency and local government officials conducted a joint crackdown against businesses violating the Infectious Disease Prevention Act.

Second Stage of North Port Redevelopment Project to Begin This Year

The second stage of the North Port redevelopment project will begin this year.

Safety Concerns Forces Drawbridge Events at Yeongdo Bridge to Decrease

Yeongdo Bridge will only open its drawbridge once a week, down from one a day, due to safety concerns.

Near Record Cold Expected This Week in Busan

The city of Busan city is expecting a near-record cold snap starting from tonight.