Secrets behind Korea’s economic success

A 2015 video documenting Korea’s economic success, from one of the poorest nations to a global economic power in six decades.

Source: Korea Foundation

Seoul plans 31,000 ㎡-wide underground city

Seoul will construct a 31,000 ㎡-wide underground city in and around City Hall to Sejong-daero. The city will also pave a 4.5 km long underground passage from the new ground to Dongdaemun History Museum Park Station and connect the existing underground shopping areas and metro stations.

Seoul underground city

Seoul City plans to cooperate with the private sector in executing the project. There have been cases in which underground pedestrian roads have led to individual buildings. However, this is the first time the private and public sectors will cooperate to connect large-scale buildings and public infrastructure as part of urban planning.

Source: Seoul Metropolitan Government

Where to eat at Incheon Airport ICN

Korean food vlogger Gabiekook had a mini feast with her sister at Incheon International Airport before boarding for LA and Sydney respectively.

Source: gkook1

Pyeongchang 2018 volunteer recruitment

The 2018 Pyeonchang Winter Olympics – scheduled to take place on February 9-25 – is currently running a volunteer recruitment drive.

Kim Yu Na Pyeongchang 2018 volunteer recruitment

Application ends on September 30th. Details here on official website.

Chungbuk Free Economic Zone promo video

Promotional video for Chungbuk Free Economic Zone in North Chungcheong Province which has the advantage of its central location with a nationwide transportation network allowing fast access to every Korean region.

CBFEZ is aiming to become Korea’s IT-biotechnology convergence industry hub by developing solar energy generation, semiconductor manufacturing and biotechnology facilities as well as the aviation MRO industry.