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Golf Courses Produce Enough Oxygen for 1.95 Million People Every Year: Study

Golf Courses Produce Enough Oxygen for 1.95 Million People Every Year: Study

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — An interesting new study found that the amount of oxygen emitted yearly from grass and trees situated in the nation’s golf courses was sufficient to provide 1.95 million people with air to breathe in. According to the Korea Leisure Industry Institute, the total amount of oxygen given off by [...]

S. Koreans Pin Hopes for Peace Breakthrough on 3rd Moon-Kim Summit

S. Koreans Pin Hopes for Peace Breakthrough on 3rd Moon-Kim Summit

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean citizens hailed President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Pyongyang on Tuesday, pinning hopes for progress in nuclear talks and inter-Korean reconciliation on the planned summit between Moon and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Many citizens were glued to a television in the waiting area of Seoul Station at [...]

Updated Inter-Korean Summit Webpage Heightens Expectations

Updated Inter-Korean Summit Webpage Heightens Expectations

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Blue House announced on September 14 it had launched a new edition of the Inter-Korean Summit webpage (www.koreasummit.kr) to deliver news of the upcoming talks scheduled for September 18. Based on the online platform that was used for the first Inter-Korean Summit on April 27, the Blue House [...]

Cost of MRI Brain Scans to Fall by 570,000 Won

Cost of MRI Brain Scans to Fall by 570,000 Won

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Starting next month, patients getting magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of their brains will be paying just one-fourth what others have been paying until now. The Ministry of Health and Welfare revealed yesterday that the ministerial committee that has the final say in implementing health policies had reviewed the [...]

Man Arrested for Secretly Transferring Classified Technology to China

Man Arrested for Secretly Transferring Classified Technology to China

CHANGWON, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A man in his 40s who secretly transferred to China the floor plans of a facility that helps reduce air pollution owned by a Korean company has been arrested. The Gyeongnam Provincial Police Agency’s international crime investigation division said yesterday that it had arrested a 42-year-old man who was [...]

Australian Ambassador to Cycle Across Korea to Promote Diversity

Australian Ambassador to Cycle Across Korea to Promote Diversity

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — James Choi, the Australian Ambassador to Korea, will be cycling across South Korea next month in order to deliver a message that stresses the importance of cultural diversity. The Australian Embassy in Korea stated yesterday that Ambassador Choi and 14 other embassy employees will start their 375-kilometer journey on [...]