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Builders Beef Up ‘Safety Investment’ Ahead of Enforcement of Severe Disaster Law

Builders Beef Up ‘Safety Investment’ Ahead of Enforcement of Severe Disaster Law

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Ahead of the enforcement of the so-called severe disaster law, which is slated to take effect next January, South Korea’s major construction companies are beefing up investment in safety. Under the new legislation, business owners or CEOs are subject to at least one year in prison or up to [...]

Seoul District Launches Urban Street Galleries to Prevent Crime

Seoul District Launches Urban Street Galleries to Prevent Crime

SEOUL, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s Seocho District has established a city gallery to decorate a secluded area with lights and paintings. The district’s new gallery, located in the underground walkway that connects Yangjaecheon Bridge and Express Bus Terminal Station, uses augmented reality (AR) technology to communicate with visitors and residents. The gallery is [...]