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Seoul’s Seocho District to Open Artificial Intelligence Research Center in October

Seoul’s Seocho District to Open Artificial Intelligence Research Center in October

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – News broke on August 20 that an R&D center devoted to artificial intelligence (AI) research will open its doors this coming October in Seoul’s Seocho District. The facility will be housed on four floors at the Korean Federation of Teachers’ Associations building located in the Umyeon neighborhood. Major players [...]

Giant Coffee Cups Boost Recycling in Seocho District

Giant Coffee Cups Boost Recycling in Seocho District

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) —In an attempt to encourage pedestrians to recycle, Seoul’s Seocho District is flexing its creative muscle. On August 7, the district office announced that it will place 44 recycling bins designed to look like giant coffee cups throughout the streets of the Gangnam and Banpo neighborhoods. Standing waist high, these garbage [...]

After More Than 20 Years, Public Litter Bins Return to Seoul

After More Than 20 Years, Public Litter Bins Return to Seoul

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul city government is finally installing an extra 260 public litter bins after years of complaints from residents that there was hardly anywhere to dispose of waste in public areas around the city. Seoul’s move to keep the streets clean is part of a recent initiative to increase [...]

Phishing Scam Targets Mostly Women in Their 30s Living in Affluent Gangnam

Phishing Scam Targets Mostly Women in Their 30s Living in Affluent Gangnam

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Women in their 20s and 30s are reportedly known to be the most frequent victims of phishing scam, according to the Financial Supervisory Service. By region, people living in Seoul’s affluent Gangnam and Seocho districts are most easily fallen by the financial fraud. The financial regulator released a report on November 11 [...]