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Seoul Mayor Park Officially Announces Bid for 3rd Term

Seoul Mayor Park Officially Announces Bid for 3rd Term

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon on Thursday officially declared his bid for a third term, entering the ruling Democratic Party’s primary race for the June local elections. The party’s in-house competition is set to pit the 62-year-old incumbent against two former floor leaders — four-term lawmaker Park Young-sun and three-term [...]

Seoul’s Soon-To-Open Sky Garden Seoullo 7017 to Light Up at Night

Seoul’s Soon-To-Open Sky Garden Seoullo 7017 to Light Up at Night

SEOUL, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoullo 7017, Seoul’s much-anticipated urban renewal project that is set to open next Saturday, will feature blue LED lamps and flower pots, transforming a decommissioned overpass into what Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon describes as a place where “nature and humans can coexist”. Every night the overpass-turned-walkway in front of Seoul [...]

Seoul Mayor to Push for Further Recognition of Peaceful Protests That Brought Down President Park

Seoul Mayor to Push for Further Recognition of Peaceful Protests That Brought Down President Park

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, who was supportive of the months-long protests that finally led to the impeachment of former President Park Geun-hye, is poised to get behind calls for further recognition of the public’s major role in bringing about a peaceful transition of power. In an interview with Yonhap [...]