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Gyeonggi Police Institute 24-Hour Field Sobriety Inspections to Counter Drunk Driving Accidents

Gyeonggi Police Institute 24-Hour Field Sobriety Inspections to Counter Drunk Driving Accidents

SUWON, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – After three years of declining deaths caused by drunk driving accidents, 2017 is teetering precariously towards breaking that streak.  From 2014 through 2016, 97, 75 and 59 individuals were victimized in drunk driving accidents. From January through June of this year, 45 died, a 55.2 percent increase over the [...]

Buyeo County’s “Smart Farms” Catch Visiting Ugandan Minister’s Attention

Buyeo County’s “Smart Farms” Catch Visiting Ugandan Minister’s Attention

BUYEO, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ugandan State Minister for Defense, Charles Okello Engola, took a leisurely stroll through the neatly organized rows of green inside one of Buyeo County’s “smart farms” on September 5. The place that he spent part of his Tuesday was a glass greenhouse, a next-generation agriculture initiative from the Ministry [...]

Sunchang County Lights Up the Dark Near Gyeongchun Stream in Preparation for Fall

Sunchang County Lights Up the Dark Near Gyeongchun Stream in Preparation for Fall

SUNCHANG, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Sunchang County, in North Jeolla Province will spend 1.95 billion won to decorate parts of the walking path alongside the Gyeongchun Stream. At the Gyeongchun Bridge, the 80-meter-long entrance to Sunchang, the county government is planning to install a 5.5-meter-tall arch. The government is also planning to create a [...]

Fire Authorities Urge Hikers to Take Caution During Autumn

Fire Authorities Urge Hikers to Take Caution During Autumn

JEONJU, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean fire authorities are urging hikers to take caution during the autumn months as an increasing number of climbing accidents occur in September and October. According to Jeonbuk Fire Safety Headquarters, the number of climbing accidents reported between 2012 and 2016 in North Jeolla Province alone amounted to 2,505 [...]

Seoul Designates Three Senior-Friendly Zones

Seoul Designates Three Senior-Friendly Zones

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced on September 5 that it has selected three commercial areas frequented by the elderly for minor renovations. The three areas are Dongjak District’s Seongdae Market and Eunpyeong District’s New Eungam Market and Songhae Street. The 118 establishments within these districts will adopt measures like [...]