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Remote-controlled Cameras to Check Blind Spots at Han River

Remote-controlled Cameras to Check Blind Spots at Han River

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government is adopting remote-controlled wireless cameras for safety checks at bridges spanning the Han River. The new initiative will see the local government use wire and rail cameras to inspect hard-to-reach areas like facilities underneath bridges, without putting safety inspectors in danger. “Until recently, a barge had [...]

Cold Snap Strikes Peninsula

Cold Snap Strikes Peninsula

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Rivers froze, and workers hurried to their offices bundled in layers as South Korea recorded its coldest day yet this winter.  The temperature dropped early Monday morning to minus 12 degrees Celsius in Seoul, with Daegwallyeong, Gangwon Province, recording minus 18 degrees. Most of the other regions on the [...]

Seoul to Resume Policing Operations to Protect Han River Waters

Seoul to Resume Policing Operations to Protect Han River Waters

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will resume its policing operations next month to prevent Chinese fishermen from illegally entering neutral waters of the Han River estuary ahead of the peak season for crab fishing, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Wednesday.  In June, the joint military police unit composed of the [...]

Intrepid Explorers Compete to Cross Han River in Paper Boats

Intrepid Explorers Compete to Cross Han River in Paper Boats

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government’s Han River Project Headquarters announced on July 29 that it will hold ‘Han River Paper Boat Races’ on July 30 and 31, and on August 6 and 7 at Jamsil’s Han River Park. Similar races are held regularly in other countries including the U.S. and Britain, [...]