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Two British Women Fight against Dog Meat Consumption in Korea

Two British Women Fight against Dog Meat Consumption in Korea

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Dog days, which refer to the three hottest days of the year in Korea, have been a controversial subject for quite some time. Animal rights advocates strongly oppose the idea of dog meat consumption and call it bizarre and disgusting, but some still look for rejuvenating or “stamina” food to

Babel 250: Press Conference with Six Interpreters

Babel 250: Press Conference with Six Interpreters

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A press conference for ‘Babel 250’, a new South Korean reality TV show airing on tvN, was held at Stanford Hotel in Sangam-dong, Seoul, on July 25. When one of the cast members spoke during the press conference, their speech was first interpreted into Korean then interpreters sitting behind the

Incheon’s Small Train Transforms City’s Transportation Infrastructure

Incheon’s Small Train Transforms City’s Transportation Infrastructure

INCHEON, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Incheon’s Subway Line 2, connecting Oryu-dong to Gajwa-dong in the western part of the city, Seo-gu (Seo District), will officially open on July 30. With a population of 500,000, Seo-gu is the largest district in Incheon, yet a lack of transportation infrastructure, particularly a railway system, has always been an

Qingdao Refuses to Join Daegu Chicken and Beer Festival

Qingdao Refuses to Join Daegu Chicken and Beer Festival

DAEGU, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – While the Daegu Chicken and Beer Festival is scheduled to kick off on July 27 in Duryu Park, Daegu’s sister city Qingdao, located in Shandong Province, China, announced on July 19 that it would not be participating in this year’s festival. A total of 70 delegations from China, including the

LG’s Latest Smart Farm Endeavor Met with Opposition

LG’s Latest Smart Farm Endeavor Met with Opposition

JEONJU, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – LG Group’s latest foray in the agricultural sector isn’t likely to go unopposed.  LG CNS, an IT affiliate of LG Group, revealed earlier this month it would invest 380 billion won to build a farming complex called Smart Biopark, which will cover approximately 76 hectares of land, in the

Government Improves Policies for Public Servants

Government Improves Policies for Public Servants

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Personnel Management revealed Tuesday that cancer, depression, and the suicide of public service members will now be recognized as official occupational health incidents if they’re related to official duties.  Occupational health incidents refer to illnesses or injuries related to, or resulting from, official work duties. In

Korean Bank Steps Forward to Innovate Business Practices

Korean Bank Steps Forward to Innovate Business Practices

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Shinhan Bank, one of Korea’s leading banks, has stepped forward to improve its work environment for employees by implementing what it calls a ‘Smart Work System’, which launched on Monday. To begin with, the company implemented a work-from-home system for employees who don’t necessarily require the use of a

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