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Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust Density Drops 20 pct This Winter

Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust Density Drops 20 pct This Winter

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s ultrafine dust particles decreased 20 percent this winter, thanks to the new seasonal management system and decreased industrial activities due to the new coronavirus outbreak, the municipal government said Wednesday. According to the Seoul government, the capital’s density of ultrafine dust particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, [...]

Sexual Minorities Call for Deletion of Gender Designation on Electoral Register

Sexual Minorities Call for Deletion of Gender Designation on Electoral Register

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Ahead of the April 15 parliamentary elections, there have been calls for the removal gender designations from the electoral register to prevent sexual minorities from having their basic rights violated. The Rainbow Action, an activist group for sexual minorities, held a press conference in front of the National Human [...]

Seoul City to Provide 100,000 Filter Replaceable Fabric Masks to Foreigners

Seoul City to Provide 100,000 Filter Replaceable Fabric Masks to Foreigners

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government said Tuesday that it will provide a total of 100,000 filter replaceable face masks to foreign residents who are sidelined from the government-controlled mask supply system amid the coronavirus outbreak. According to the municipal government, 100,000 sets of a reusable cotton mask with five filters [...]