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Incheon’s Bilingual City Plan for Songdo Stirs Up Controversy

Incheon’s Bilingual City Plan for Songdo Stirs Up Controversy

INCHEON, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The western port city of Incheon is setting out to launch a special project aimed at turning the city’s international business district of Songdo into a bilingual city where you can use both Korean and English. The Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority (IFEZ) announced on Thursday that it made [...]

Incheon Installs Digital Signboards to Inform Bus Drivers About Passengers Waiting at Bus Stops

Incheon Installs Digital Signboards to Inform Bus Drivers About Passengers Waiting at Bus Stops

INCHEON, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The western port city of Incheon will start operating a new digital signboard system to inform bus drivers whether passengers are waiting at bus stops from late this month. If passengers push a button installed at bus stops, the digital signboard displays a notice text saying ‘passengers are on [...]

Incheon Education Office to Launch VR-based Safety Education Program for Island Schools

Incheon Education Office to Launch VR-based Safety Education Program for Island Schools

INCHEON, April 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Incheon Metropolitan City Office of Education said Thursday it will launch a virtual reality (VR)-based safety education program for students living on islands during the period from April to November of this year. The education will be offered to groups of fifth and sixth-grade students and middle and [...]

Incheon to Install Artificial Fish Reefs to Protect Marine Ecosystem

Incheon to Install Artificial Fish Reefs to Protect Marine Ecosystem

INCHEON, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The Incheon Metropolitan Government said Thursday it will install large artificial fish reefs in its sea area as part of efforts to cultivate fishery resources as well as to protect the marine environment. After detailed design and consultation with authorities for use of the sea area, the city government [...]

Largest ‘Blood Donation House’ in Incheon to Greet Donors with Warm Hearts

Largest ‘Blood Donation House’ in Incheon to Greet Donors with Warm Hearts

INCHEON, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The largest ‘blood donation house’ in the region has opened in Songdo International City, Incheon, welcome news when the coronavirus pandemic is leaving blood supplies dangerously low. The Songdo Center, the fifth blood donation facility in the city, sits on the fifth floor of Triple Street D-dong, Songdo-dong, Yeonsu [...]