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S. Korea Decides to Temporarily Close Afghan Embassy, Evacuates Most Diplomatic Staff

S. Korea Decides to Temporarily Close Afghan Embassy, Evacuates Most Diplomatic Staff

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has decided to temporarily close its embassy in Afghanistan and evacuated most of its diplomatic staff to a third country in the Middle East, the foreign ministry said Sunday. The decision came as the Taliban militant group reportedly entered the Afghan capital of Kabul and sought a [...]

New Regulations Mean Better Movie Theater Evacuation Videos for the Disabled

New Regulations Mean Better Movie Theater Evacuation Videos for the Disabled

SEOUL, April 23 (Korea Bizwire) — In the future, evacuation guidance videos for the disabled will also be provided in movie theaters before the movie starts. In the wake of the revision of the revised enforcement rules, the National Fire Agency (NFA) said Wednesday that movie theaters that have newly opened or undergone renovations with [...]

S. Korean Presidential Plane Arrives Back from Japan with 7 Evacuees Aboard

S. Korean Presidential Plane Arrives Back from Japan with 7 Evacuees Aboard

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean presidential plane with six nationals and a Japanese spouse onboard arrived back from Japan on Wednesday, completing the mission to evacuate them from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship. The Air Force VCN-235 arrived at Gimpo International Airport in western Seoul at 6:27 a.m. after departing from Tokyo’s [...]

U.S. Military Conducts Civilian Evacuation Drill amid Growing Threats from North

U.S. Military Conducts Civilian Evacuation Drill amid Growing Threats from North

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – United States Forces Korea announced Monday that it recently practiced Courageous Channel, a military exercise gear towards evacuating American civilians from the peninsula in case of military emergency.  According to the Eighth United States Army, the Daegu-stationed 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command rehearsed the operation from October 31 to November [...]

Hyundai Motor Union to Invoke “Evacuation Rights” amid Earthquake Fears

Hyundai Motor Union to Invoke “Evacuation Rights” amid Earthquake Fears

ULSAN, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Unionized workers of Hyundai Motor Company, perhaps Korea’s most powerful labor union with more than 48,000 members, announced that they will take advantage of the ‘laborer right to evacuate’ in case of future earthquakes. Korea suffered a record 5.8-magnitude earthquake on September 12, which was followed by hundreds of [...]