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Aboard New Bullet Train, Moon Unveils S. Korea’s Rail-driven Growth Vision

Aboard New Bullet Train, Moon Unveils S. Korea’s Rail-driven Growth Vision

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in said Monday that South Korea aims to become a railway infrastructure powerhouse, as he took a trial ride on the nation’s landmark bullet train, designed to cut carbon emissions, in his first on-site activity of 2021. He traveled between two local cities — Wonju in Gangwon [...]

Seoul’s Apartment Prices Rise 4.5 Times Higher Under Moon than Under Preceding Two Gov’ts

Seoul’s Apartment Prices Rise 4.5 Times Higher Under Moon than Under Preceding Two Gov’ts

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s apartment prices surged 58 percent during the presidency of Moon Jae-in, which is 4.5 times the increase rate of the combined period of the preceding Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye governments, a civic group said Wednesday. The Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ), a leading progressive civic group, [...]

Chief of New Disease Control Agency Appointed in Special Ceremony at Her Local Office

Chief of New Disease Control Agency Appointed in Special Ceremony at Her Local Office

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in attended a rare ceremony outside Cheong Wa Dae to appoint Jeong Eun-kyeong, South Korea’s disease control czar, as head of a new agency to operate autonomously with more authority and workforce. Jeong, director of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), has been tapped [...]