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A heavy snow advisory has been issued for Seoul and central and southwestern regions, the weather agency said Monday, forecasting nearly 10 centimeters of snow in some areas during the day. The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said it issued the heavy snow advisory for Seoul; almost all areas in the surrounding Gyeonggi Province, Gangwon Province...
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Samcheong Park seoul
Samcheong Park is the first officially designated park in Seoul, and still among the more popular areas for a stroll in the Samcheong-dong area. Located on the outskirts of Mt. Bugak, this park was the first officially-designated park in Korea (1940). The name Samcheong (literally “three blue”) refers to the three highest ideals in Taoism...
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A promotional video of K-pop superstars BTS introducing the South Korean capital topped 100 million views in the first 10 days of its release, the Seoul city government said Thursday. The video, which launched Sept. 11 on the city’s tourism platform (www.visitseoul.net) and social media channels, had racked up 104,893,115 views as of Monday midnight,...
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Seoul metropolitan government said Thursday it will unveil a series of YouTube videos through which global fans of Korean pop culture can experience various aspects of the culture with popular K-pop boy band Seventeen. The series, titled “Seoul Hallyu Staycation with Seventeen,” will be uploaded this Saturday and on Sept. 25, on the city’s official...
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Convenience store ramyeon & Hangang Park 4, Sinbanpo-ro 11-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul Walk for approx. 20 min from Sinbanpo Station (Seoul Subway Line 9), Exit 1 There are plenty of popular dining options at Hangang Park, from ordering chicken & beer or pizza to preparing the classic Korean picnic food, gimbap. These days, the top of...
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K-pop sensation BTS, who has topped Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for the second consecutive week, will promote tourism in Seoul to the group’s fans around the world. The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) on Sept. 10 said a video promoting tourism in the capital titled “See You in Seoul” will be...
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2020 Seoul city official TVC BTS with Seoul
See you in Seoul: BTS promotes Seoul tourism A promotional video of K-pop superstars BTS introducing travel spots in the South Korean capital will go live this week, the Seoul city government said Thursday. While the new coronavirus has put a brake on the global tourism industry, the city government said the video was aimed...
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disaster relief seoul
The government of Seoul said Wednesday it has decided to include foreign residents in its disaster relief payout scheme linked to the coronavirus outbreak. In March, the Seoul Metropolitan Government extended 542.3 billion won ($457 million) in emergency disaster relief funds to 1.6 million households earning less than the capital’s median income to help them...
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Korea COVID-19
The Seoul Metropolitan Government has secured a budget to provide COVID-19 emergency relief funds to foreigners. The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Thursday that the third supplementary budget bill for 2020 passed by the Seoul Metropolitan Council included items for emergency relief funds for foreigners. Since the city plans to secure the budget related to foreign...
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Seoul COVID-19
South Korea said Sunday it will implement a three-level social distancing scheme as the country’s daily new coronavirus cases rebounded to over 60 without showing signs of a slowdown. The country added 62 cases of COVID-19 as of midnight, including 40 local infections mainly involving religious gatherings, raising the total caseload to 12,715, according to...
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