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Gwangju Installs LED Non-Smoking Signs Powered by Solar Panels

Gwangju Installs LED Non-Smoking Signs Powered by Solar Panels

GWANGJU, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Gwangju’s Dong District said Tuesday that LED non-smoking signs powered by solar panels have been installed in five locations throughout the city’s parks. The signs autonomously generate electricity during the day using the solar panels, power that is used to light up the anti-smoking signs at night. Among 26 [...]

S. Korea’s Democratization Song to Promote Global Democracy

S. Korea’s Democratization Song to Promote Global Democracy

GWANGJU, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — ‘March for the Beloved’, a famous South Korean song that represents the Gwangju Democratization Movement in South Korea, will be used as means to promote world democracy. The city of Gwangju announced on Wednesday that it was budgeting 900 million won (US$801,000) to promote the song. The city will [...]

Innovative “Drive-Through” Document Service Saves Time for Users

Innovative “Drive-Through” Document Service Saves Time for Users

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A new administrative service that issues official civil documents for citizens, allowing them to “drive through”, is garnering attention. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety introduced yesterday the drive-through civil center currently under operation in Gwangju’s Cheomdan 2-dong district office in Gwangsan-gu as an example of innovation in [...]

Security Guard Keeps His Job Thanks to Solar Power

Security Guard Keeps His Job Thanks to Solar Power

GWANGJU, Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — An apartment complex in Dong-gu, Gwangju is gaining national attention after residents made the decision to continue employing a security guard by making use of electricity bill savings resulting from the installation of new solar panels to cover his salary. The Ullim 2 Apartments was designated most recently as [...]