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“Go! Go! Welfare Mail Box” Delivers Care to Struggling Neighbors

“Go! Go! Welfare Mail Box” Delivers Care to Struggling Neighbors

GIMHAE, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) — In a neighborhood in the southeastern city of Gimhae, the local community welfare center has begun collecting anonymously written submissions as a means of discovering households in need of assistance. As part of an initiative that kicked off earlier this year, the notes, letters and cards are deposited in [...]

South Korean Cities Adopting Mobile Healthcare Technology

South Korean Cities Adopting Mobile Healthcare Technology

GIMHAE, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — From regular checkups to medical counseling, scores of municipal governments across South Korea are adopting mobile health technology in a bid to improve public health. The city government of Gimhae is among the 70 local governing bodies that have adopted a mobile health center system as part of a joint [...]

Dawn Redwood Trees to Disappear from Korean Streets After Complaints

Dawn Redwood Trees to Disappear from Korean Streets After Complaints

GIMHAE, SOUTH KOREA April 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Metasequoia, a large type of fast-growing deciduous tree, has gained popularity as a street tree in South Korea in recent years for its tall and imposing appearance. However, growing concerns over the appropriateness of the species as a street tree are seeing a number of local governments [...]

Korean Roads to Promote Regional Culture and Heritage

Korean Roads to Promote Regional Culture and Heritage

BUSAN, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – In an effort to beautify its road facilities, the JinYoung National Territory Management Office (JNTMO) of the Busan Regional Construction Management Administration announced Wednesday that it will launch a program to renovate structures such as tunnels and bridges using a technique called “Story Doing”.  Story doing is a concept [...]

First ‘Animal Welfare-Certified Pork’ Launches in Korea

First ‘Animal Welfare-Certified Pork’ Launches in Korea

GIMHAE, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) – The Bugyeong Pig Farming Association (BPFA) from Gimhae, South Gyeongsang Province, has launched for the first time in Korea what it’s calling ‘Animal Welfare-Certified Pork’. These pork products were developed at the ‘Together Happy Farm’ (translated from Korean), which was certified as an ‘animal welfare farm’ on June 30.  [...]