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2017 Pohang Earthquake Probably Caused by Geothermal Plant

2017 Pohang Earthquake Probably Caused by Geothermal Plant

SEOUL, Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s second-most destructive earthquake, which struck the southeastern city of Pohang in 2017, was probably triggered by an experimental geothermal power plant, the government said Wednesday. The government-led teams of experts, from both South Korea and abroad, concluded that a series of earthquakes, reaching a magnitude of 5.4 [...]

Earthquake Aftershocks: Unprecedented CSAT Postponement Catches Public Off-Guard

Earthquake Aftershocks: Unprecedented CSAT Postponement Catches Public Off-Guard

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – While the city of Pohang and its surrounding regions continue to deal with aftershocks from the 5.4-magnitude earthquake that struck the day before, the government delivered its own stunning blow by postponing the state-administered college entrance exam to November 23.  Originally scheduled to take place on November 16, the [...]

Korean Business Community in Mexico Expresses Concern Amid Earthquakes

Korean Business Community in Mexico Expresses Concern Amid Earthquakes

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — With a series of powerful earthquakes hitting Mexico and leaving hundreds of people dead, the Korean business community in the country is beginning to feel the negative impact of the devastating natural disasters. Though Mexico City, which was been rocked by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake, is slowly recovering [...]

Small Modular Reactors in Spotlight following Nuclear Disaster Film

Small Modular Reactors in Spotlight following Nuclear Disaster Film

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The recent South Korean blockbuster disaster film “Pandora” was the first of its kind to see nuclear power plants play a pivotal role in the plot.  The movie, which is reminiscent of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown in 2011, takes place in an eastern coastal city of South Korea that [...]