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Seoul District Bus Stops Keep Riders Warm

Seoul District Bus Stops Keep Riders Warm

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Nine bus stops in Seoul’s Seocho District have specially designed heated benches that figure to be highly popular throughout the remainder of winter. Incorporating “nanocarbon surface heating”, these benches – called ondol chairs – keep bottoms warm by maintaining temperatures from 40 to 42 degrees Celsius. Thanks to its 203cm [...]

Seoul’s Richest Neighborhoods Have Lowest Female Obesity Rates

Seoul’s Richest Neighborhoods Have Lowest Female Obesity Rates

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study by the Seoul Institute has revealed that Seoul’s three richest districts – Gangnam, Seocho, and Songpa – have lower female obesity rates than other neighborhoods in the capital. According to the study, the obesity rate for adult men residing in Seoul was 31.7 percent and for [...]