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SK Telecom and Coactus Introduce Taxi App for Drivers with Hearing Disabilities

SK Telecom and Coactus Introduce Taxi App for Drivers with Hearing Disabilities

SEOUL, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. (SKT), in collaboration with Coactus Ltd., a South Korean social firm, released a “T map Taxi” application specially designed for cab drivers with hearing disabilities on Thursday. The new application notifies the driver of incoming ride requests via a blinking lamp and allows the driver to [...]

Yeongdon Oak Barrel Workshop Ramps Up Mass Production

Yeongdon Oak Barrel Workshop Ramps Up Mass Production

YEONGDONG, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — In Yeongdong County, North Chungcheong Province, where the country’s only grape and wine industry special zone is located, Korean oak barrels are being manufactured in large quantities for the production of alcoholic beverages. According to Yeongdong County on Thursday, the Yeongdong Oak Barrel Workshop produces oak barrels sized 5-liter [...]

WeWork Sees Bright Future in S. Korea, Making Aggressive Push to Expand

WeWork Sees Bright Future in S. Korea, Making Aggressive Push to Expand

SEOUL, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Choe Joseph, a financial consultant at Murex Korea Ltd., loves that his new office is fully set up for him and his seven colleagues at a WeWork workspace in downtown Seoul. The Paris-based software developer for financial institutions moved to WeWork Jongno Tower in November 2018 under a multi-year [...]

Eco-friendly Boilers to Become Mandatory at all Residences to Tackle Fine Dust

Eco-friendly Boilers to Become Mandatory at all Residences to Tackle Fine Dust

SEOUL, Mar. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Installing eco-friendly hot water boilers will become mandatory for all residences as South Korea seeks to reduce airborne fine dust. The South Korean Ministry of Environment said on Tuesday that a subcommittee at the National Assembly held a meeting to discuss the mandatory installation of eco-friendly boilers. It is [...]