Busan News

Number of People Being Monitored for COVID-19 Decreasing in Busan

The number of people in Busan being monitored for the COVID-19 virus has decreased for the first time. 

Customs Nabs Largest Seizure of Smuggled Cigarettes at Busan Port

Customs have found hundreds of thousands of packs of domestic cigarettes attempted to be smuggled through Busan Port.

Long Lines of Mask Wearing Customers Greet IKEA’s Opening in Busan

Despite concerns over Covid-19 infection and traffic congestion in the neighboring areas, the DongBusan Ikea store opened yesterday at the Osiria Tourism Complex.

Busan to Invest Over 200 Billion Won Into Start-ups

The city of Busan is investing 205.6 billion won this year to turn Busan into Asia's number 1 startup city.

Latest Updates About Coronavirus in Busan

Here are the latest updates about the coronavirus in Busan as of Feburary 12, 2020.

Early Plans for the Oryukdo Tram Unveiled

The outline of some sections of the tram on Oryuk-do island has been unveiled.

Ministry of Justice Extends Immigration Contact Center to 24-Hours

The Ministry of Justice has extended its operation of the 1345 Immigration Contact Center, as of January 28, to 24-hour basis to provide timely guidance on infection prevention for foreign residents in the nation

ISB and UNIST Sign MOU for Further Cooperation Between Schools

On Friday, February 7, 2020, representatives of International School of Busan (ISB) and Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further educational cooperation between the two institutions.

Gijang-gun to Crackdown on Illegal Parking Ahead of IKEA Opening

Busan city and Gijang-gun office will jointly crackdown on illegal parking for one month from today ahead of the opening of IKEA Dongbusan branch on the 13th.

Customs Nabs Counterfeit Luxury Goods Importer

Customs have caught a charcoal importer attempting to smuggle counterfeit luxury goods and cigarettes in boxes for Chinese charcoal.

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