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Jeju Announces Automatic Traffic Light Control System for Emergency Vehicles

Jeju Announces Automatic Traffic Light Control System for Emergency Vehicles

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The Jeju Fire Safety Headquarters announced a plan to launch from next year the full-scale operation of a new traffic light system that is designed to turn green when an emergency vehicle approaches. The new traffic light system will be installed at 13 major intersections in downtown Jeju City,

Starbucks Korea to Join the Delivery Fray

Starbucks Korea to Join the Delivery Fray

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Starbucks Korea, the nation’s largest coffee chain, has jumped into the delivery fray, in its attempt to boost annual sales in South Korea to 2 trillion won (US$1.86 billion). Expanding aggressively its number of stores here, Starbucks Korea has kept growing its presence with its net profit rising 18.5

Anti-barking Devices Ignite Animal Abuse Controversy

Anti-barking Devices Ignite Animal Abuse Controversy

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Anti-barking devices that were developed to prevent pet dogs from barking are sparking controversy over animal abuse. A variety of anti-barking devices and after-purchase reviews are available when searching through Internet shopping malls. Most of them are necklace type models that give a physical shock from electricity or ultrasonic

Korean Kimchi Dominates the Tables of Families in 82 Countries

Korean Kimchi Dominates the Tables of Families in 82 Countries

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite China’s claim that the origin of kimchi is China, South Korean kimchi is dominating the tables of families around the world. Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made from salted and fermented vegetables, usually cabbage and radishes. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs,

Scientists Develop Highly Efficient, Long-lasting Catalyst to Improve Hydrogen Fuel Production

Scientists Develop Highly Efficient, Long-lasting Catalyst to Improve Hydrogen Fuel Production

DAEJEON, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A new technology has been developed that enables next-generation eco-friendly hydrogen fuel to be produced at a lower cost. The state-run Institute for Basic Science announced on Tuesday that it had developed a new catalyst that lasts longer than conventional catalysts, with the unit cost being reduced by 95

Men’s Basketball League Bucks Trend, Holds In-person Draft

Men’s Basketball League Bucks Trend, Holds In-person Draft

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Unlike other professional sports, the Korean Basketball League (KBL) held its draft ceremony earlier this week with both players and team managers in attendance. The 2020 KBL draft took place at Jamsil Students’ Gymnasium in Seoul on Monday. KBL teams took turns selecting players in the afternoon following tryouts

Freezing Eggs Increasingly Popular for Unmarried Women

Freezing Eggs Increasingly Popular for Unmarried Women

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of South Korean women who freeze their eggs for the chance to have a baby of their own later is increasing. Oocyte cryopreservation, more commonly known as egg freezing, is a method of preserving a woman’s fertility so she can try to have children at a later date.

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