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Return of Otters to Han River Will Mean Restoration of Nature: Environmental Groups

Return of Otters to Han River Will Mean Restoration of Nature: Environmental Groups

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Environmental groups are calling for efforts to reintroduce otters to the ecosystem along the Han River, as such an initiative would signify the restoration of the natural ecology in the area. Five environmental groups including Green Korean United and the Seoul Federation for Environmental Movement jointly held a forum [...]

Han River Bridges Host Saturday Night Film Festival

Han River Bridges Host Saturday Night Film Festival

SEOUL, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government revealed yesterday that it would be screening feature films under various bridges along the Han River each Saturday for five weeks starting tomorrow. Dubbed the “Film Fest Under the Bridge,” films will be shown in four outdoor areas (Cheonho Bridge’s southern end in Gwangnaru, Cheongdam [...]

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 [...]