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Google to Expand Digital Literacy Education in S. Korea

Google to Expand Digital Literacy Education in S. Korea

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Google Inc. announced on Wednesday that it will help expand the ‘Digital and Media Literacy Education Program’ nationwide to educate the public on the standard of making proper judgement on digital media and how to use a variety of digital media tools. Jacquelline Fuller, president of Google.org, the charitable

Professional Billiards Association Allows Members to Participate in 1st Tour

Professional Billiards Association Allows Members to Participate in 1st Tour

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The “PBA Tour,” a three-cushion billiards pro league launching in June, will open its doors to amateur players as well. Organized with the aim of launching South Korea’s first professional billiards league, the Professional Billiards Association (PBA) announced on Wednesday the registration procedures and a tryout plan for players

Complete Desolation of Mining Theme Park in Taebaek City

Complete Desolation of Mining Theme Park in Taebaek City

TAEBAEK, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A coal mining town is one of the facilities at the Taebaek Activity Park in Gangwon Province, which was opened in 2006 with an investment of 13 billion won (US$11.5 million) for the project. The Taebaek Activity Park consists of a field trip center and mining town. The field trip

270,000 Insurance Subscriptions for High Blood Pressure in Past 10 Months

270,000 Insurance Subscriptions for High Blood Pressure in Past 10 Months

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) announced on Wednesday that there have been 270,000 medical insurance subscriptions over the past 10 months for a new insurance policy that was launched last year. The insurance policy, which was released in April of last year, is a product with a lowered threshold

Controversy Erupts over Legoland Chuncheon Theme Park as Costs Surge

Controversy Erupts over Legoland Chuncheon Theme Park as Costs Surge

CHUNCHEON, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Legoland Chuncheon theme park is finally speeding up towards completion after seven years of stalemate, but there are still concerns over the choice of a construction firm, the date of the grand opening, and financing. “If Merlin Entertainments decides not to accept STX as partner, then Gangwon Province

Renault Samsung Workers Stage Partial Walkout

Renault Samsung Workers Stage Partial Walkout

BUSAN, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Renault Samsung Motors Corp.’s union announced that it would stage strikes at designated work sites starting on Wednesday. The union halted the assembly line for the 11 a.m. morning shifts. Due to the stoppage, the whole production line was cut off, resulting in no vehicle delivery until 3 p.m.

Mobile Carriers Join Efforts to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Mobile Carriers Join Efforts to Cut Greenhouse Gases

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s three mobile carriers are actively joining efforts to cut greenhouse gases in a bid to boost their eco-friendly image and earn carbon credits for the 5G era, industry sources said Thursday. Top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. and nine other affiliates of SK Group have decided to

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