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North Gyeongsang Province to Remove Slate Roofs Full of Asbestos

North Gyeongsang Province to Remove Slate Roofs Full of Asbestos

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – As Koreans’ concerns about the risks caused by asbestos increase, a local government in Korea plans to invest tens of billion of won in public funds to remove slate roofs full of the hazardous material. On August 31, the North Gyeongsang Provincial Government announced that it would invest 90 billion won

Are Cars the New Natural Enemy of Elk?

Are Cars the New Natural Enemy of Elk?

GIMHAE, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – A total of 12,605 wild animals have been killed on Korean highways over the past five years. The number clearly states that measures should be taken to prevent road kill. In the first six months of 2015, another 1,642 animals met their fate on Korean roads. This means that

North Korean Female Flight Attendants Make the Cover of Monthly Magazine

North Korean Female Flight Attendants Make the Cover of Monthly Magazine

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The female flight attendants of Air Koryo are drawing attention with their gorgeous smiles and savvy style. According to Yonhap News, five female flight attendants from Air Koryo were featured on the cover of the September issue of Chosun, a monthly illustrated magazine published in North Korea that targets foreign

No Need for Convenience Stores at Night with Food Delivery Available 24 Hours

No Need for Convenience Stores at Night with Food Delivery Available 24 Hours

SEOUL, Sept.1 (Korea Bizwire) – The operators of the food delivery application ‘Yogiyo’ announced that they have started a 24-hour service. The customer satisfaction center as well as the delivery service center, which were previously both open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. the next day, started a 24-hour service on August 17. Officials explained

Voyeurs with Cameras: Perverted Act or Privacy Violation?

Voyeurs with Cameras: Perverted Act or Privacy Violation?

SEOUL, Sep. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – As hidden camera crimes including the recent ‘water park hidden camera’ case become known to the public, people are feeling uneasy. According to the police, the number of crimes related to hidden cameras is increasing every year, from 1,134 cases in 2010 to 6,623 cases last year. The number

Better than New?: Secondhand Mobile Phone Sales Reach 10 mil a Year

Better than New?: Secondhand Mobile Phone Sales Reach 10 mil a Year

SEOUL, Sep. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – With the rapid supply of high-tech smartphones, expensive costs and a drop in carrier subsidies, the domestic secondhand mobile phone market is estimated to have grown by an average of 10 million phones per year. According to a report issued by Gallup Korea, only 4 out of 10 individuals

Koreans Use Most Expensive Cell Phones in the World

Koreans Use Most Expensive Cell Phones in the World

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – It turns out that cell phone prices in Korea are higher than anywhere else in the world. According to Gartner, a market research company, cell phone prices in Korea were highest among the 29 members of the OECD. Also, prices of smart phones ranked second. From 2011 to 2014, 27

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