* Date : 2015-10-08
Money Matters Ep26
Globalizing Korea's Saemaul Undong
Korea's Saemaul Undong, which spearheaded the country's economic development in the 1970s, was put in the spotlight at a recent high-level UN meeting to discuss how it can be tailored to developing nations and help them attain newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals. The rural development movement has received much attention for its potential in realizing growth across the world. What exactly is the Saemaul Undong, and what benefits can it offer?
Korea In Depth
Chinese tourists flock to Korea's Jeju Island
Out of the foreign tourists that visited Korea's southern Jeju Island last year, more than 80 percent were from China, becoming a strong pillar for the island's tourism industry. With this, the sector has been evolving as well, expanding from simple sightseeing to Hallyu, wedding, and even driver's license tours. As more Chinese flock to Jeju each year, we look at what charm the island offers, and how it's working to attract more visitors yet.