Busan News

Employee Arrested For Suspected Bribery at Vietnam Consulate

An employee at the Vietnamese consulate has been arrested by the police suspected of bribery by illegally issuing visas to a local.

Dadaepo Beach Steps Up Safety Measures After Two Middle Schoolers Drowned This Week

The safety management of Dadaepo Beach in Busan will be enforced at all times following an incident that drowned two middle school students.

Haeundae Beach Train Suspended as Train Derails On Its Second Day of Operations

Operations of the new Haeundae Beach Train were suspended yesterday when the wheel of the Blue Line Train deviated from the track yesterday morning in Songjeong.

Two Arrested On Suspicion Of Using Drones to Film Inside High-Rise Apartments in Suyeong-gu

Two people have been arrested in Suyeong-gu for using their drone to take videos of people's private lives inside of high-rise apartments.

Search for Missing Middle Schooler in Dadaepo Turns Up Empty

The missing middle school student off of Dadaepo beach remains MIA despite rescue authorities conducting rescue search for almost two days.

Major Crimes, Accidents Decrease in Busan This Chuseok Holiday

Five major crimes and traffic accidents, including robbery in the Busan area for this year's Chuseok holiday, were much less than last year as fewer people moved around due to the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis.

High Risk Facilities Ban Extended Until October 11th

The ban on high-risk facilities set to expire at midnight today has been extended by one week.

Over 75% of Busan Citizens Satisfied With City’s Coronavirus Response

According to a survey, more than 7 out of 10 Busan citizens were satisfied with the city’s response to COVID-19. 

Local Schools Look to Help Chuseok Parking Problems

According to the Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education, 440 parking lots at 419 schools and 21 institutions will be open for free for 5 days until the 4th of October during the Chuseok holiday.

City Office to be Closed During Chuseok Holiday

Busan City Hall will be closed during the Chuseok holidays, from Wednesday, September 30 to Sunday, October 4, and reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020..

COVID-19 Screening Centers Open in Busan During Chuseok

The city of Busan has released a list of screening centers for COVID-19 during the Chuseok holidays.

Busan Police Begin Preparations For Chuseok Holiday Traffic

As decreased traffic volume is expected on expressways during the Chuseok holidays, the Busan Police Agency will deploy an average of 400 officers per day for special traffic management.