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Tesla Model S 90D Receives Subsidy in S. Korea

Tesla Model S 90D Receives Subsidy in S. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Tesla Motors Inc.’s Model S 90D is eligible to receive government subsidies in South Korea as the country has recently eased regulations involving battery charging time, the environment ministry said Friday. On Thursday, the Ministry of Environment notified the U.S. electric carmaker of its decision to include the Model [...]

Highway Rest Stops to Offer Medical Checkups, Mini Golf, Camping During Chuseok Holiday

Highway Rest Stops to Offer Medical Checkups, Mini Golf, Camping During Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The upcoming Chuseok holiday starting on October 2 will likely see a reenactment of the annual tradition of highways jam packed with cars inching slowly but surely to extended family gatherings in the outer provinces. In order to cheer up travelers made morose by appalling traffic conditions, the Korea [...]

Heaviest Gold Medal in History Has Onlookers Curious About Value

Heaviest Gold Medal in History Has Onlookers Curious About Value

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The Olympic medals given to first, second and third place finishers were unveiled today, a sign that the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang are now just around the corner. The 586-gram gold, 580-gram silver and 493-gram bronze medals with their colorful lanyards dazzled spectators at the presentation event. Designer [...]

New and Improved “Next Generation” Toilet Comes to Dongdaemun Design Plaza

New and Improved “Next Generation” Toilet Comes to Dongdaemun Design Plaza

  Visitors to Dongdaemun Design Plaza from September 21 through 27 will get to take a look at toilets of the future. (Image: UNIST) ULSAN, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Visitors to Dongdaemun Design Plaza from September 21 through 27 will get to take a look at toilets of the future. Named Walden 1.0 and [...]

Talks of Nuclear Submarine Reemerge Amid Growing Threats From North Korea

Talks of Nuclear Submarine Reemerge Amid Growing Threats From North Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – With North Korea’s military provocation continuing to pose a threat to peace on the Korean Peninsula, talks of deploying a nuclear submarine in response to the ballistic missile threat have reemerged in South Korea. Amid the growing threats posed by North Korea’s submarine-launched ballistic missiles, also known as SLBM, it [...]

Majority of South Korean Retirees Make Emotional Investment Decisions

Majority of South Korean Retirees Make Emotional Investment Decisions

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – A new study has warned that a significant number of South Korean retirees and those soon to be retired are making financial decisions emotionally during their preparation for retirement. According to the study by Prudential Life Insurance Company released on Thursday, the ‘retirement emotion quotient’ among South Koreans aged [...]

In the Face of Recurring Consumer Goods Scandals, Koreans Turn Their Gaze Towards Foreign Markets

In the Face of Recurring Consumer Goods Scandals, Koreans Turn Their Gaze Towards Foreign Markets

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Distrust generated by scandals over pesticide-riddled eggs, the supposed presence of harmful chemical substances in women’s sanitary pads and hazardous humidifier disinfectants has caused more Koreans to look abroad for solutions to everyday needs. The preference for goods that come with the “Western Advanced Nation” tag that oft emerges [...]

Best Time of Your Life? Medical Figures Reveal Those in Their 20s Plagued by Physical, Psychological Ailments

Best Time of Your Life? Medical Figures Reveal Those in Their 20s Plagued by Physical, Psychological Ailments

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Medical statistics on the health status of young South Koreans have served as a sobering reality check for those who crow that one’s 20s are “the best time to be alive”.  The worrying state of the nation’s youth was outlined by National Assemblywoman and member of the central government’s [...]

Public Corporation Develops Private Camera Hacking Protection Technology

Public Corporation Develops Private Camera Hacking Protection Technology

DAEJEON, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — With a growing number of hacking cases targeting home CCTV cameras reported in South Korea, a public corporation that specializes in security has revealed a new hacking protection technology. The Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corp, also known as KOMSCO, held a press briefing on Wednesday at [...]