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Collection of Cardboard Delivery Boxes Up Sharply amid Pandemic

Collection of Cardboard Delivery Boxes Up Sharply amid Pandemic

INCHEON, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – In the midst of an increase in the number of parcel delivery service users resulting from the prolonged COVID-19 outbreak, the collection of cardboard delivery boxes by resource collection facilities in the port city of Incheon has marked a sharp increase. The city-run Environmental Corporation of Incheon’s Songdo-based facility [...]

Incheon Embroiled in Controversy After Hiring Subcontractors to Capture Wild Dogs

Incheon Embroiled in Controversy After Hiring Subcontractors to Capture Wild Dogs

INCHEON, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Controversy is building over Incheon city government’s response to complaints about wild dogs in the region by hiring subcontractors and paying them for the number of dogs captured. Last year, the port city’s eight counties and district authorities hired private companies to capture some 200 wild dogs in response [...]

Taxis for Overseas Passengers Help Quarantine Effort

Taxis for Overseas Passengers Help Quarantine Effort

INCHEON, July 16 (Korea Bizwire) — As coronavirus patients continue to flow from overseas into South Korea, public taxis exclusively available for people arriving from foreign destinations are making a significant contribution to quarantine efforts. Currently, the city of Incheon operates 139 taxis for people coming from overseas, taking them across Incheon and Gyeonggi area. [...]

Incheon Citizens Seeking Psychological Counseling Surge amid Virus Crisis

Incheon Citizens Seeking Psychological Counseling Surge amid Virus Crisis

INCHEON, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of people seeking psychological counseling more than doubled in the past few months here, according to city officials Saturday, as the COVID-19 pandemic was seen to have had widespread mental and emotional tolls on ordinary people. Applications for psychological counseling at the city’s public health and welfare [...]