All posts tagged "Busan"

  • Sister Cities of L.A. Cultural Day at The Grove on Sunday. (The Korea Times/Lee Woo-su)
    L.A. celebrates its sister cities, including Busan

    Sister Cities of L.A. Cultural Day, which celebrated the cultures of Los Angeles’ sister cities — among them Busan — took place at The Grove Sunday. Sister cities include Busan; Eilat, Israel; Guangzhou, China; Lusaka, Zambia; Mexico...

    • Posted May 19, 2014
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    “Korea should focus on maritime finance”

    Busan in good position to become maritime financing center in Asia By Kim Rahn Korea should focus on developing itself into a center of maritime finance rather than trying to become an across-the-board financial hub for Asia,...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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  • People walk down a street lined with cosmetic surgery clinics in Apgujeong-dong in Seoul. (Korea Times file)
    Tougher rules urged for plastic surgery clinics

    By Nam Hyun-woo Calls for tougher regulations and safety measures in the cosmetic surgery industry are growing after a series of deaths occurred during operations. On March 6, a 34-year-old woman lapsed into a coma while undergoing...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    Christmas tree festival

    (Yonhap) Christmas tree festival: A 20-meter-tall Christmas tree is lit up on Gwangbokno street in Busan, Saturday. The port city will decorate the street with diverse trees until Jan. 5.

    • Posted December 2, 2013
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    Tour Buses Buzzing Along in Busan

    By Yun Suh-young BUSAN — Double-decker buses are becoming part of the cultural fabric of Busan, Korea’s bustling seaside metropolis that is growing as a leisure destination for international travelers. These large buses — some of them...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • A group of Asian directors, whose works were featured in the “New Currents” section of the Busan International Film Festival, pose for the cameras at the
Centum City in Busan, Monday. / Korea Times photo by Yun Suh-young
    Asian directors portray shifting societies

        By Yun Suh-young BUSAN — The Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) is first and foremost a celebration of Asian film. This has never been more apparent than this year’s event, which features dozens of works...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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    A Celebration of Asian Cinema

    Busan International Film Festival starts 10-day run today By Yun Suh-young The 18th annual Busan International Film Festival, one of the most influential events in Asian cinema, will kick off its 10-day run in the Korean port...

    • Posted October 2, 2013
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