Title 1. Rice Polishing at Pharmacies (0514-2)
Pharmacies areplaces one would usually visit to buy rice, much less to get rice straight out of a rice-polishing machine. However, the Gyeonggi Province Agricultural ResearchExtension Services realized the distribution of rice-polishing machines among pharmacies in cooperation with a company called Narok (나록) so as to promote the consumption of freshhealthy rice.
1) XX Pharmacy / Ansan City
Recently, Park Jeong-mi (박정미), a housewife living in Ansan (안산) City, has begun to purchase ricea nearby pharmacy because she can buy fresh rice polished to order on the spotthe rice-polishing machine at the pharmacy.
2) Customer Chooses Rice Milling Rate
These machines can produce polished rice grains rangingbrown rice to highly polished white rice as specifiedthe customer. Even long-stored rice grains can be restored to freshness when they are processed with these machines.
3) Park Jeong-mi / Ansan City
“I prefer buying rice at the pharmacy because it tastes much better when cooked.”
4) High VitaminMineral Content
Rice grains polishedsold at pharmacies are rapidly gaining popularity among health-conscious consumers because they have higher quantities of vitaminsminerals than ordinary rice. They also contain larger amounts of nutrients beneficial for blood circulationaging prevention.
5) Gwon Se-hyo / Pharmacist
“We have had quite a favorable responseconsumers. Some even ask why it took so long for pharmacies to undertake rice polishing.”
6) MOU for Promotion of Gyeonggi Rice / GARES (May 11th)
Rice polishing at pharmacies was made possiblea collaborative MOU signedthe Gyeonggi Province Agricultural ResearchExtension Servicesthe rice-polishing machine manufacturer Narok (나록).
7) On-the-spot Rice Polishing Machines at 200 Pharmacies in Korea
These on-the-spot rice polishing machines were jointly developedthese two organizations,have already been distributed to over 200 pharmacies in Korea.
8) [INTERVIEW] Im Jae-ook / Director General of GARES
Sales of directly polished rice at pharmacies have the dual purpose of ensuring consumer convenience in the purchase of healthy riceimproving farmer income levels.
Title 2. Air Rescue DrillSeok Hae-gyun Project Team (0516-3)
The Seok Hae-gyun (석해균) Project Team, which was inauguratedGyeonggi Province for the emergency rescue of trauma victims, has realized impressive achievements since its inauguration.
1) Joint Trauma Victims Air Rescue Drill / Yongin City (May 11th)
Recently, this team, comprised of membersthe Special Response Unit of the Gyeonggi Fire Servicesthe Trauma Team of Ajou University Hospital, took part in a joint air rescue drill. The members of this team, who usually stay at the hospital to take over the care of victims, joined in the exercise of hoisting victimshelicopters.
2) Realistic Training for Emergency Response
Doctors on board the Fire Services helicopter work together with members of the Special Response Unitlearn to handle emergency situations in the field. This exercisevery important because early treatmentcrucial for the survival of trauma victims.
3) Lee Gook-jong / Director of Ajou University Hospital Trauma Center
“There are limitations in providing a medical carethe book. We need to mobilize our servicesthey are needed for better results.”
The Seok Hae-gyun (석해균) Project was inaugurated last yearGyeonggi Province for the provision of emergency treatment to trauma victims,has since saved the lives of 30 severely injured individuals.
The Gyeonggi Province Fire ServicesAjou University Hospital will continue to work closely togetherperform air rescue drills on a regular basis so as to safeguard more lives.
Title 3. Bobwonro Underpass in Gwangyo District Opens (0517-3)
All the major expressways that pass through Gwangyo (광교) New Town in Suwon (수원) City will be opentheof this month. The opening of the underpass on Bobwonro (법원로) that crosses the Yeongdong (영동) Expressway, in particular, will enable the residents of Gwangyo (광교) New Town to travel tofrom Seoul much more conveniently.
1) Long Detour to Bus Stops
To travel to the southern part of Seoul, residents of Gwanggyo (광교) New Town have had to walk a long way to reach bus stops across the Yeongdong (영동) Expressway.
2) Shortcut via Bobwonro Underpass
This 400m underpass on Bobwonro (법원로) now enables one to walk to the bus stops in just 10 minutes.
3) Lee Nam-jae / Head of Gwanggyo Development Division, Gyeonggi Urban Innovation Corporation
“The opening of the Bobwonro Underpass will improve travel convenience for Gwanggyo residents considerably.”
4) Sanghyun-Hadong Road to Open at End of May
The Sanghyun-Hadong (상현-하동) road that connects the Dongbaek residential development area of Yongin (용인) City with Gwanggyo (광교) New Town of Suwon (수원) Cityalso scheduled to open at theof this month. This will effectively reduce the travel timeGwanggyo (광교) to Yongin (용인) to only 20 minutes, which will also reduce the travel time to Seoul.
Residents of southern Suwon (수원) City including Gwanggyo (광교) New Town can now travel to Gangnam (강남) of Seoul in 30 minutes since the Sanghyun-Hadong (상현-하동) intercity road provides quick access to the Yongin (용인)-Seoul Expressway.
The prolonged transportation inconvenience experiencedGwanggyo (광교) residentsnow resolvedthe opening ofthe main roadsthe underpass.
Title 4. Exhibition Traces the Thoughts of Artists (0515-1)
An interesting exhibitionbeing held at the Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art. Entitled ‘Travel on the Roads of Artists’ Thoughts’, this exhibition offers visitors insights into how artists in various genres are inspiredwhat they do to be inspired.
1) ‘Bicycle Tour’, Manu Hand-writtenNovelist, Kim Hoon
A stubby pencilthe manu of ‘Bicycle Tour’ are themselves art that convey how the novelist Kim Hoon (김훈) saw thingswhat might have gone through his mind travelingbicycle.
2) ‘Dead Reckoning’, Photographs Takena Pilot to Orient Himself
Not many people know that the critic Jin Joong-gwon (진중권)an aviation enthusiast. His display‘Dead Reckoning’, an aviation term for photographs takena pilot to orient himself flying.
3) [INTERVIEW] Jin Joong-gwon / Professor of Dongyang University
“When flying an airplanesight, instead of instrument-dependent blind flight, you need to calculate everything using photographs through a technique called dead reckoning. When I looked at the photographs later, I found them beautiful. From then on, I deliberately flew over beautiful spots, often deviatingthe scheduled course...”
Some artists are inspireda bicycle tour or airplane flight, whole others do this through an agonizing process.
4) ‘Road to Yenzing’, Kim Ju-young
Artist Kim Joo-young (김주영) expresses his inspirations as ideas he picked up on the road travelling
5) [INTERVIEW] Artist Kim Joo-Young
“I realized that saltthe most preciouslife-sustaining thing to us when I was traveling through this vast valley of salt. Such a findinga thing that I literally picked up on the road.”
6) ‘Jungjin’, a Performance Art
As a part of this event, an open invitation exhibition was held that featured performance artthe artist An Gang-hyun (안강현).
7) ‘Travel on the Roads of Artists’ Thoughts’ / Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art
This exhibition features 18 artists including a novelist, a photographera carpenter. Visitors can glimpse the creative thoughts of these artists through this exhibition.
8) [INTERVIEW] Kim Ji-hee / Curator of the Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art
“In this exhibition, viewers can see the processwhich artists gain creative thoughts, departingordinary thinking. They tell us that art can be d when we thinkdo things differently.”
This exhibition will run until July 15th at the Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art.
Title 5. Marine Academy at Jeongok Port (0516-3)
The west coast of Koreagradually turning into a marine industry region, especially since the annual Korea International Boat Show has been held on the coast. Part of such developmentthe opening of a marine academy that offers inexpensive sailing experiences.
1) Jeongok Port Marina
A group of students learn about the structure of a sailing boat, the names of each partthe principles of its movement.
2) Dingy Yacht: A Small Sailing Boat without CabinEngine
Safety instructions are an essential part of this on-land class before actual sailing. Those who complete the dingy yacht class move on to kayaking. While experiencing actual sailing, students learn to cooperate with each other for a shared goal. At the same time, they relieve the stress of studying.
3) Moon Cho-hee / 3rd Grader, Yeongmoon Middle School
“In this academy, I learned to work cooperativelybecame closer to my friends.”
4) Kim Se-hyun / 3rd Gradeer, Yeongmoon Middle School
“Itexhilarating to come out hereexperience marine sports on the open sea. It reallya refreshing changeattending classes at school in a confined classroom.”
The special programs of the marine academy are also applaudedthe schoolsparents of the students.
5) Lee Mi-song / Teacher, Yeongmoon Middle School
“Itgood for students since they have a great time learning to sail a sailboatrow a kayak. Parents are also satisfied for the same reasons.”
The full cost of the Marine Academy of Hwaseong (화성) Sea Grantsupportedthe Ministry of Land, TransportMaritime Affairsby Hwaseong City with the objective of promoting marine leisure sports.
6) No Chang-rae / Marine Management Team Leader of the Gyeonggi Sea Grant
“The ultimate goal of the marine academyto make marine sports popular nationally. We will endeavor to provide more satisfactorydiverse programs.”
7) Marine Academy Reservations: Gyeonggi Sea Grant (www.ggsg.or.kr)
The marine academyopen until October 31st. Applications for registration are being received through the homepage of the Gyeonggi Sea Grant.
Title 6. Japanese Investors Keep Coming to Gyeonggi Province (0517-2)
Following the investment inducement in JanuaryJapanese companies with proprietary OLED technology, Gyeonggi Province again succeeded in bringing investments of over half a billion US dollarsworld-leading companies in the LCDsemiconductor industries.
1) MOU between Gyeonggi Province, NEG of JapanPaju City / Tokyo ANA Crown Plaza Hotel (May 16th)
The Gyeonggi Investment Inducement Delegation succeeded in securing investmentNEG, the world’s third largest LCD glass plate manufacturer, with the signing of an MOU in Tokyo.
2) USD 500 Million Investment to Create 250 New Jobs
Under this agreement, NEG will invest USD 500 million in the establishment of a production base in Gyeonggi Province. It will also 250 new jobscontribute to the provincial economy.
3) [SOUNDBITE] Arioka Masayuki / CEO of NEG
“We decided to invest in a new high technology plant to produce glass plates for next generation display equipment.”
With NEG’s investment decision, 240,000 square meters of the Dangdong (당동) Foreign-exclusive Industrial Complex in Paju (파주) City will become a center for the next-generation LCD industry
4) MOU with Tokyo Electron / Head Office of Tokyo Electron (May 16th)
In addition to the NEG investment, Tokyo Electron, the world’s third largest semiconductor equipment manufacturer, also decided to invest in the establishment of manufacturingresearch facilities in the Jangan (장안) Industrial Complex of Hwaseong (화성) City. These achievements are the fruition of effortsGyeonggi Province to secure investmentsJapanese companies. Gyeonggi Province has been targeting Japanese companies since many of them are looking to invest in foreign countries after the devastating earthquake of 2011.
5) [SOUNDBITE] Gyeonggi Province Governor Kim Moon-soo
“Gyeonggi ProvincePaju City will providethe support NEG needs to effectively operate.”
Gyeonggi Province plans to provide active support to Japanese companies in general so as to enable them to maximize their investments in the province.
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