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S. Korea to Supply 1 Million Registered Private Rental Properties over Next 5 Years

S. Korea to Supply 1 Million Registered Private Rental Properties over Next 5 Years

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will supply 1 million “registered private rent houses” in the next five years to help tenants keep a stable residence without worrying about a sharp increase in rental costs, the transport ministry said Wednesday. If the owner of multiple homes registers one of them as a rental house with the government, the [...]

Government to Adopt Stricter Standard for Vehicle Interior Air Quality Tests

Government to Adopt Stricter Standard for Vehicle Interior Air Quality Tests

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The government is set to adopt international standards for its vehicle indoor air pollution tests, which are stricter that the current limits. According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) on Monday, new international standards for in-car air pollution were established at the 173th UNECE World Forum [...]

New Approval System to Permit Wider Use of Drones

New Approval System to Permit Wider Use of Drones

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A new approval system is set to expand the use of drones in South Korea, including night flying, long-distance delivery, and live broadcasting. According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on Thursday, the new measure designed to boost the drone industry through relaxed regulations and government support [...]

Electric Vehicle Market on the Rise in South Korea

SEOUL, Jun. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of electric cars in South Korea have grown sevenfold in the past year, as growing public interest is seeing more consumers trade in their gas-guzzlers to instead opt for more eco-friendly and energy-saving alternatives. According to data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the Korea Automobile [...]

Lane Departure Warning System To Be Made Compulsory on New Cars, Ministry of Transport Says

Lane Departure Warning System To Be Made Compulsory on New Cars, Ministry of Transport Says

SEOUL, April 25 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government is making it mandatory for large vehicles to be equipped with a lane departure warning system (LDWS) as part of a nationwide effort to improve road safety, a regulation that will take effect in July. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT) announced plans [...]

Mercedez-Benz Korea to Face Suit for Neglecting Legal Procedures

Mercedez-Benz Korea to Face Suit for Neglecting Legal Procedures

SEJONG, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Mercedez-Benz Korea could face legal repercussions for selling vehicles fitted with a transmission different from the originally registered type without any notification. Officials at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, said they are planning to file a suit against the company with the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry [...]

Uber Finally Begins its Taxi Service in Seoul, Still Causing Controversies

Uber Finally Begins its Taxi Service in Seoul, Still Causing Controversies

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Uber eventually starts to run a taxi service called UberTaxi from October 23 in Seoul. Uber has been right in the center of controversies in many countries for its allegedly unlawful activities. Taxi drivers who registered themselves on Uber can carry passengers for a fee. The drivers and the passengers [...]