cities Archives | Be Korea-savvy
About Half of S. Korean Cities, Counties Face the Risk of Extinction: Study

About Half of S. Korean Cities, Counties Face the Risk of Extinction: Study

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — About half of cities, counties and districts in South Korea are at risk of extinction, a state-run agency said. According to a report from the Korea Employment Information Service (KEIS), 113 (49.6 percent) out of 228 cities, counties and districts around the country were classified as ‘extinction risk areas’ [...]

S. Korean Cities Pursue ‘Smart Challenge’ Initiatives

S. Korean Cities Pursue ‘Smart Challenge’ Initiatives

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Monday that it has selected seven regions as candidates to support for its 2020 “Smart Challenge” initiative. Smart Challenge is a project to build smart solutions with businesses, citizens and local governments working together to solve urban problems. Depending on the [...]