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Indian Media Publishes Detailed Report on K-Pop, Denoting a Rise in “Cultural Economy”

Indian Media Publishes Detailed Report on K-Pop, Denoting a Rise in “Cultural Economy”

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Conventionally known as uncharted territory when it comes to K-pop, India’s interest in the music genre is said to be growing and local newspapers and magazines have been churning out features on Korean pop music in light of the Korean Wave that is headed that way. The Economic Times, [...]

Innovative “Drive-Through” Document Service Saves Time for Users

Innovative “Drive-Through” Document Service Saves Time for Users

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A new administrative service that issues official civil documents for citizens, allowing them to “drive through”, is garnering attention. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety introduced yesterday the drive-through civil center currently under operation in Gwangju’s Cheomdan 2-dong district office in Gwangsan-gu as an example of innovation in [...]

“Panic Button” at Convenience Stores Helps Decrease Erroneous Police Reports

“Panic Button” at Convenience Stores Helps Decrease Erroneous Police Reports

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A new system jointly developed by police authorities and the convenience store chain CU that allows employees to report criminal activities has been effective at cutting down on the filing of unnecessary police reports. Police revealed yesterday that the “emergency reporting system” that that was implemented at all of [...]

Four Newborn Kittens Rescued from Underground Drain

Four Newborn Kittens Rescued from Underground Drain

ICHEON, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — On Monday, four kittens trapped inside an underground drain system in Icheon, Gyeonggi Province were saved by a team of firefighters. One neighborhood resident heard kittens crying near the outdoor drain system beneath the ground while walking within the Janghowon-eup Sports Center compound before calling emergency rescue workers for [...]