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Painful Vestiges of Japanese Colonial Era Left Behind in National Parks

Painful Vestiges of Japanese Colonial Era Left Behind in National Parks

SEJONG, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea National Park Service introduced painful traces and memories of Japanese colonial era ahead of National Liberation Day (Aug. 15) at Odaesan (Mount Odae) National Park and Hallyeohaesang National Marine Park. During the colonial period, there were many slash-and-burn farmers on Mount Odae, who set fire to the [...]

Ice Makers Battle Against the Cold

Ice Makers Battle Against the Cold

BUSAN, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Employees working in the cold storage warehouses at the international fisheries wholesale market in Busan are fighting against the cold despite the sizzling temperatures outdoors. The temperature of the freezer on the third floor of the building, which makes ice for the fishing industry, remains at -8 degrees Celsius. [...]

Seoul Adds Crime Prevention Design to 60 Neighborhoods

Seoul Adds Crime Prevention Design to 60 Neighborhoods

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced on Wednesday that it has installed crime prevention design zones in 60 locations across the city. Crime prevention design, first developed in 2012, includes renovating alleys and installing emergency bells, CCTV cameras, and other safety devices. Geumho 4-ga-dong in Seongdong District, an area with [...]