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Seoul to Expand IoT Care Service for Seniors Living Alone

Seoul to Expand IoT Care Service for Seniors Living Alone

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The government of Seoul said Wednesday it will more than double the number of elderly people benefiting from its online care service based on Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The metropolitan government last year launched the IoT service for 2,800 households to better care for senior citizens living alone [...]

S. Korea to Ban Foreigners with Criminal Records from Care Services Jobs

S. Korea to Ban Foreigners with Criminal Records from Care Services Jobs

SEOUL, Jun. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Foreigners with criminal records will be barred from work as domestic helpers and five other jobs in South Korea, beginning in the second half of this year, the Ministry of Justice said Tuesday. The policy change will come as the government is pushing to introduce a pre-registration system for [...]