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Seoul City to Inspect Public Restrooms for Hidden Cameras

Seoul City to Inspect Public Restrooms for Hidden Cameras

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government announced an ambitious plan Sunday to carry out daily inspections of all public restrooms in the city for hidden cameras that are used for crimes against women. The move comes amid growing public anger toward sexual violence and hidden camera crimes. Currently, the city employs [...]

Gov’t to Crack Down on Hidden Cameras in Public Restrooms

Gov’t to Crack Down on Hidden Cameras in Public Restrooms

SEOUL, Jun. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — With spy cameras hidden in public restrooms becoming a serious concern to many in South Korea, the government has announced it will be spending 5 billion won to regularly check for hidden cameras installed in the over 50,000 public washrooms. The announcement was made today by three government agencies: [...]

Public Restrooms in Pyeongchang Revamped Ahead of Winter Olympics

Public Restrooms in Pyeongchang Revamped Ahead of Winter Olympics

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Remodeled public restrooms in Pyeongchang have been unveiled ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety announced on Thursday that it has revamped 52 public restrooms and built seven new facilities after spending nearly 3.9 billion won. Aging facilities have been replaced, barriers between [...]