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‘Smart Poles’ to be Installed at Han River Parks amid Safety Concerns Following College Student’s Death

‘Smart Poles’ to be Installed at Han River Parks amid Safety Concerns Following College Student’s Death

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government said Wednesday it plans to install “smart poles” at riverside parks along the Han River to strengthen CCTV surveillance as safety concerns have grown in the wake of the death of a medical college student. Smart poles, also known as intelligent light poles, can perform [...]

Pros and Cons of Banning Alcohol in Han River Parks

Pros and Cons of Banning Alcohol in Han River Parks

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — With the Seoul Metropolitan Government reviewing the idea of designating eleven Han River parks as non-alcohol drinking zones, citizens have responded with mixed emotions. Under the Public Health Improvement Act that was revised in December 2020, municipal governments can designate certain areas as non-drinking zones in case such measures [...]

Seoul City Asks Food Businesses to Avoid Delivery to Riverside Parks amid COVID-19 Woes

Seoul City Asks Food Businesses to Avoid Delivery to Riverside Parks amid COVID-19 Woes

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul city government said Wednesday it has asked local foodservice businesses to refrain from accepting delivery orders to Han River parks to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus. The request to the Korea Foodservice Industry Association and food delivery companies was made to minimize food deliveries to [...]