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Post Offices to Provide Coding Courses

Post Offices to Provide Coding Courses

SEOUL, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A number of post offices in South Korea will provide coding courses for free. Korea Post said on Tuesday that select post offices across the country will participate in its ‘Small University’ scheme, including Sangam Digital Post Office, Anyang Mail Center, Jochiwon Post Office, Gwangju Chungjangno Post Office, Busan Gupo-dong [...]

Korea Post to Use Electric Vehicles to Deliver Mail, Parcels

Korea Post to Use Electric Vehicles to Deliver Mail, Parcels

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Korea Post will acquire some 10,000 single-seat electric vehicles (EVs) by 2020 to enhance the efficiency of its delivery system, the national postal service president said Thursday. “Korea Post plans to deploy small battery powered vehicles,” Korea Post President Kang Seong-ju said during a meeting of officials. He added [...]

Korea Post to Release PyeongChang Paralympics Stamps this Week

Korea Post to Release PyeongChang Paralympics Stamps this Week

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Korea Post said Wednesday it will begin selling commemorative stamps for the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics later this week. A total of 800,000 copies of 10 stamps will be sold with the PyeongChang Paralympics mascot Bandabi, an Asiatic black bear, appearing on the stamps doing alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, [...]

9 in 10 Postal Workers Support Abolishing Saturday Delivery

9 in 10 Postal Workers Support Abolishing Saturday Delivery

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – A new survey has found that most South Korean postal workers believe Saturday delivery should be abolished. According to the Korean Postal Workers Union, over 93 percent of the 3,500 respondents surveyed said they support the abolishment of Saturday delivery. “When Saturday delivery was brought back after 13 months of [...]

Korea Post Considering Single-Seater Electric Cars

Korea Post Considering Single-Seater Electric Cars

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea Post is toying with the idea of replacing motorcycles with one-person electric cars as part of efforts to tackle the prevalent issue of ‘overwork death’ among postal workers. According to Kang Seong-joo, the newly-elected director of the headquarters of Korea Post on Thursday, the introduction of single-seater electric cars [...]