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Seoul’s Average Apartment Price Jumps Twofold Under Moon Gov’t: Civic Group

Seoul’s Average Apartment Price Jumps Twofold Under Moon Gov’t: Civic Group

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The average price of Seoul apartments has soared more than twofold in about five years under the current Moon Jae-in administration, according to a civic group analysis Wednesday. According to the analysis by the Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ), an apartment in Seoul fetched 43.09 million won (US$36,590) [...]

S. Korea’s Cumulative Solar Power Capacity Up Sharply Under Moon Administration

S. Korea’s Cumulative Solar Power Capacity Up Sharply Under Moon Administration

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s cumulative solar power capacity has more than quadrupled since President Moon Jae-in took office in 2017, a lawmaker said Wednesday. According to the data that Rep. Lee Joo-hwan of the main opposition People Power Party received from the National Assembly Budget Office and the Ministry of Trade, [...]

Moon Says It is Time to Consider Ban on Dogs as Food

Moon Says It is Time to Consider Ban on Dogs as Food

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in raised the need Monday for the government to consider imposing a formal ban on dog meat consumption in South Korea. “Hasn’t the time come to prudently consider prohibiting dog meat consumption?” Moon told Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum during their weekly policy consultation session, according to Cheong [...]

Moon Says BTS Helped Spread Awareness of Climate Change, Other Global Issues

Moon Says BTS Helped Spread Awareness of Climate Change, Other Global Issues

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in thanked and praised South Korean superband BTS for using their powerful influence in encouraging people to act on various global issues such as climate change and COVID-19. “Since BTS represents the younger generation and many young people relate to them, I believe they can [...]