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Parliamentary Subcommittee Passes Bill on Building National Assembly Branch in Sejong

Parliamentary Subcommittee Passes Bill on Building National Assembly Branch in Sejong

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A subcommittee of the National Assembly House Steering Committee on Tuesday passed a bill aimed at building a branch of parliament in the central city of Sejong, a key national project to promote balanced development across the country. Both ruling and opposition party members of the panel endorsed the [...]

S. Korea to Upgrade Access Management of Gov’t Complex Buildings

S. Korea to Upgrade Access Management of Gov’t Complex Buildings

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea plans to upgrade the access management of government buildings by introducing state-of-the-art technology such as artificial intelligence (AI)-based facial recognition and QR code pass cards. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety said Sunday that it would improve the access management of government buildings in the administrative [...]

Sejong Launches High-Tech Bicycle Sharing Initiative

Sejong Launches High-Tech Bicycle Sharing Initiative

SEJONG, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Sejong has kicked off the first bicycle sharing service in the nation featuring IoT technology. According to the municipal government of Sejong, the smartphone application “New Eoulling,” an upgraded version of the existing bike sharing service, allows users to access shared bicycles by tracking them via [...]

Government Scraps Plans to Intervene in Conflict Between Couriers and Apartment Residents

Government Scraps Plans to Intervene in Conflict Between Couriers and Apartment Residents

SEJONG, Apr. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government has scrapped plans to intervene in a conflict between couriers and an apartment complex after local residents banned delivery vehicles from entering in fear of potential traffic accidents. In a statement released Thursday, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said, “We tried to help delivery [...]