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Seoul City Rolls Out Antivirus Rules for Internet Cafes

Seoul City Rolls Out Antivirus Rules for Internet Cafes

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government on Wednesday unveiled detailed guidelines for internet cafes that recently resumed business after the government eased tightened social distancing in greater Seoul. Under the guidelines, internet cafes are allowed to sell water and non-alcoholic beverages. Employees are also allowed to have food inside the internet [...]

Seoul Distributes Foreign-language Guidelines on Food Waste Disposal

Seoul Distributes Foreign-language Guidelines on Food Waste Disposal

SEOUL, June 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s municipal government said Saturday it has translated its guidelines on separate disposal of food waste into 10 foreign languages for distribution to foreigners living in the capital. The 10 languages are English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Russian, Mongolian, French, Malay, Hindi and Thai. The government said the move comes [...]

Seoul City to Establish Housing Standards for ‘Gosiwon’

Seoul City to Establish Housing Standards for ‘Gosiwon’

SEOUL, Mar. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — New city government regulations will set a minimum size for rooms in gosiwon, Korean-style boarding houses, and mandate the inclusion of a window. Seoul city announced plans on Monday to establish housing guidelines for gosiwon following the Gukil Gosiwon building fire accident last November which killed 7 people. According [...]

Guidelines on the ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Discussed

Guidelines on the ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Discussed

SEOUL, Feb.22 (Korea Bizwire) – In the first half of the year, it is expected that individuals will be give the option to have unwanted internet information deleted upon request. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) announced that it is preparing guidelines to provide the ‘right to be forgotten’. The ‘right to be forgotten’ is a [...]