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Data Shows 1 1/2 hrs Daily Commuting Time for Seoul, Gyeonggi Residents: KT Corp.

Data Shows 1 1/2 hrs Daily Commuting Time for Seoul, Gyeonggi Residents: KT Corp.

SEOUL, Jun. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The average daily commuting time for those living in Seoul and neighboring Gyeonggi Province is 1 1/2 hours, a survey showed Wednesday. The survey of 420,000 long-term evolution (LTE) service subscribers in their 30 and 40s by KT Corp., South Korea’s second-largest mobile carrier, revealed they spent an average [...]

Yongin City Announces Additional Further Push for Electric Cars

Yongin City Announces Additional Further Push for Electric Cars

SEOUL, Jun. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid growing public interest and demand for more eco-friendly and energy-saving electric alternatives, the city government of Yongin is ramping up its financial support for renewable energy enthusiasts in an effort to broaden the use of electric cars in the region. According to the city government, an overwhelming number [...]

Gyeonggi Teams Up with Lawyers to Offer Free Legal Counseling Service

Gyeonggi Teams Up with Lawyers to Offer Free Legal Counseling Service

GYEONGGI, June 14 (Korea Bizwire) – From accountants to lawyers, Gyeonggi Province is accelerating its efforts to give opportunities to volunteers to share their specialized skills in the fields of medicine and law for the benefit of socially marginalized groups in the local community. After the appointment ceremony of labor attorneys, which will be held on [...]

S. Korea Develops Counter-battery Radar Against N. Korea

S. Korea Develops Counter-battery Radar Against N. Korea

SEOUL, April 25 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea announced Monday it has developed an advanced artillery-locating radar to help counter North Korea’s rocket threats more effectively. The mobile radar system, called “counter-artillery detection radar-II,” will be operational starting in 2018, according to the country’s arms procurement agency. “In recent tests it met all of the required operational capabilities of the military. It has [...]

Seven Years of Success for International High School’s ‘No Supervisor’ Exam Policy

Seven Years of Success for International High School’s ‘No Supervisor’ Exam Policy

GYEONGGI, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Dongtan Global High School in Gyeonggi Province is drawing attention as its ‘no supervisor’ exam policy continues to prove successful seven years after the school opened, with no breach of exam regulations reported. Since its founding in 2011, Dongtan Global High School has been conducting some of its exams [...]

Gyeonggi English Villages Rebranded

SUWON, May 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Gyeonggi Province’s ‘English Villages’ are closing down after 12 years of operation. Instead, they will be redeveloped into talent-training institutes, offering various educational programs that are more future-oriented.  An English Village was first established in 2004 in Ansan in an effort to create an environment that would offer professional [...]

Filming Site of ‘Descendants of the Sun’ to be Turned into Park

Filming Site of ‘Descendants of the Sun’ to be Turned into Park

PAJU, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) – The filming site of the sensational TV series “Descendants of the Sun” in Camp Greaves, the former U.S. military camp near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Paju, north of Seoul, will turn into a foothold of the region’s tourism industry, provincial officials said Sunday. The camp, which is currently [...]