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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 [...]

Seoul City Removes Late Mayor’s Suicide Prevention Message Posted on Han River Bridge

Seoul City Removes Late Mayor’s Suicide Prevention Message Posted on Han River Bridge

SEOUL, July 31 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government has removed the suicide prevention message written by late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon and posted on the guardrails of the Hangang Bridge, one of the bridges connecting the north and south of Seoul. This move came after civil complaints were filed about the uncomfortable truth [...]

Seoul City to Donate Agricultural Crops Cultivated at Han River Parks

Seoul City to Donate Agricultural Crops Cultivated at Han River Parks

SEOUL, June 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government’s Hangang Project Headquarters announced on Wednesday that it has decided to donate agricultural crops such as canola, rye and barley cultivated at parks along the Han River to the Seoul Grand Park Zoo and social welfare organizations. The Hangang Project Headquarters have cultivated agricultural crops [...]