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Seoul to Provide Free Public Transport during Heavy Fine Dust

Seoul to Provide Free Public Transport during Heavy Fine Dust

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul will provide free public transportation during commuting hours when the fine dust level goes beyond certain levels starting next month, as part of its efforts to curb air pollution.  The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Thursday the rush-hour fare exemptions for bus and subway passengers will be introduced to [...]

Seoul Goes After Diesel Cars in Fight Against Fine Dust

Seoul Goes After Diesel Cars in Fight Against Fine Dust

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul is ramping up its efforts to tackle fine dust, with the latest target being diesel vehicles with high emissions levels. At an open forum on fine dust measures held last Saturday at Seoul Plaza, Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon made a surprise announcement about possible measures to tackle the problem [...]

North Gyeongsang Province Resorts to Bicycles in Fight Against Fine Dust

North Gyeongsang Province Resorts to Bicycles in Fight Against Fine Dust

GYEONGSANG PROVINCE, SOUTH KOREA, 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Local governments and councils in North Gyeongsang Province are becoming increasingly bicycle-friendly to encourage more people to make use of the environmentally-friendly mode of transport, as part of their efforts to reduce fine dust emissions. Part of the initiative comes in the form of free bike rental service, [...]

Sales of Home Exercise Equipment Soar Amid Fine Dust Concerns

Sales of Home Exercise Equipment Soar Amid Fine Dust Concerns

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Growing concerns over harmful fine dust particles in South Korea are seeing more people opt for exercise indoors. According to industry experts, sales of home exercise equipment have been going through the roof since last month, nearly on par with the yearly sales peak that has occurred during the winter [...]