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Lee Seung-gi to Host New Season of ‘Produce’ Audition Show

Lee Seung-gi to Host New Season of ‘Produce’ Audition Show

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Singer-actor Lee Seung-gi will host the latest season of Mnet’s “Produce” music program, the network announced Wednesday. Lee will serve as emcee of ”Produce 48,” the third season of the popular “Produce 101″ series, set to begin airing in June, according to Mnet. The show’s past two seasons have lead to the creation of I.O.I and Wanna One, two of the most successful K-pop rookie groups in recent [...]

Seoul Metro Halves Escalator Repair Time Using IoT Technology

Seoul Metro Halves Escalator Repair Time Using IoT Technology

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Metro has managed to cut its typical escalator repair time nearly in half using Internet of Things technology. The state-owned transport company said on Tuesday that the average time spent fixing an escalator dropped from 56 minutes to 37 minutes, down 37 percent, after the adoption of IoT technology [...]

How Much is Too Much? Cost of Wedding Season Weighs Heavy for All Parties

How Much is Too Much? Cost of Wedding Season Weighs Heavy for All Parties

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The welcome arrival of warmer weather is bringing with it an unlikely source of stress for many involved.  According to wedding consulting agency Duowed, the spring months of May and April fall behind the autumn period from October through November as the second most important unofficial “wedding season” in [...]