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Seoul to Create Sunset-viewing Facilities Along Han River

Seoul to Create Sunset-viewing Facilities Along Han River

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government will push to create a number of sunset-viewing spots along the Han River to enhance the capital’s attractiveness as a tourist city, officials said Monday. The so-called Great Sunset Project calls for building various sunset-viewing infrastructures in the riverside areas of Sangam, Yeouido, Yongsan, Nodeul [...]

Han River Fountains Flow Once Again as Life in Seoul Returns to Normal

Han River Fountains Flow Once Again as Life in Seoul Returns to Normal

SEOUL, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The nine fountains in Han River parks are making a comeback after a two-year hiatus following the coronavirus outbreak. The Seoul Metropolitan Government’s Hangang Project Headquarters began the operation of the Moonlight Rainbow Fountain at Banpo Bridge on Friday. The eight remaining fountains including the Music Fountain in Ttukseom [...]

403 More CCTV Cameras to be Installed at Han River Parks to Strengthen Safety Surveillance

403 More CCTV Cameras to be Installed at Han River Parks to Strengthen Safety Surveillance

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government said Tuesday it plans to install 403 more CCTV cameras at riverside parks along the Han River to strengthen safety surveillance following a high-profile death of a medical college student last year. The plan to complete the installations of new CCTVs, including 40 smart poles, [...]

AI-based Control Center Set Up to Prevent Suicide Attempts on Han River Bridges

AI-based Control Center Set Up to Prevent Suicide Attempts on Han River Bridges

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government has established a system to ensure the swift rescue of citizens attempting suicide on bridges spanning the Han River. The Seoul Metropolitan Fire & Disaster Headquarters said Thursday that it had set up an integrated Han River Bridge CCTV control center within the Ttukseom Rescue [...]

New Han River Bridge Opens in Seoul

New Han River Bridge Opens in Seoul

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government said Wednesday it opened a new bridge over the Han River and an underground expressway as part of efforts to ease chronic traffic congestion in the city’s southwestern area. The metropolitan government livestreamed an online opening ceremony of the World Cup Bridge and the Seobu [...]