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“Slow Mailbox” Appeals to Foreigners

“Slow Mailbox” Appeals to Foreigners

JEONJU, South Korea, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean city of Jeonju has just set up a “slow mailbox” for foreigners to promote slow living amid fast-changing social trends and technological advancements. Letters mailed from these mailboxes, first introduced in Korea a couple of years ago, are usually delivered six to twelve months later.  [...]

Chonbuk National University Renovates Campus Traditional Style

Chonbuk National University Renovates Campus Traditional Style

JEONJU, South Korea, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Chonbuk National University, located in the historical city of Jeonju, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year by renovating its campus with a taste of Korea’s traditional architecture.  According to officials, 6 billion won ($5.1 million) will be invested into renovating the school’s main gate, which will [...]

Securities Firm Adopts Handprint Scanning for Financial Transactions

Securities Firm Adopts Handprint Scanning for Financial Transactions

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – NH Investment & Securities became the first securities firm in Korea to adopt a biometric authentication system that scans veins on the palm of a user’s hand, to be used for financial transactions.  According to officials, customers who register their biometric information can take advantage of the new system [...]