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Activist Groups Stage Sit-in Protest to Advocate on Behalf of Disabled Individuals

Activist Groups Stage Sit-in Protest to Advocate on Behalf of Disabled Individuals

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Civic activist groups advocating various causes on behalf of physically and mentally disabled individuals started a sit-in protest yesterday at Seoul Station. The groups held a press conference inside Seoul Station to state that the government’s announcement that it would revoke the grading system of disabled individuals was “fake” [...]

Silhouettes of Winter Olympic Athletes Superimposed on Backdrop of City Lights

Silhouettes of Winter Olympic Athletes Superimposed on Backdrop of City Lights

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – On the evening of August 29, pedestrians around Seoul Station stopped and watched as giant silhouettes of speed skaters were superimposed on the expansive Seoul Square building across the street. As part of a collaborative project, writers Cha Dong Hoon, Kim Min Sun and Choi Moon Sun (also known [...]

Exhibition at Railway-station-turned-art-space: Keep or Lose Track of Time

Exhibition at Railway-station-turned-art-space: Keep or Lose Track of Time

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A time-themed exhibition can’t be opening at a better place than at Culture Station Seoul 284, a former railway station built in 1929. Before it was transformed into a cultural space in August 2011, the modern architecture was seen as a symbol that lived through the country’s dynamic economic [...]

New Plans to Revamp Seoul Station Include Railroad Tracks Leading to North Korea

New Plans to Revamp Seoul Station Include Railroad Tracks Leading to North Korea

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Plans to make space at Seoul Station for a possible train line leading to North Korea in the event of Korean unification were revealed by government officials yesterday. A senior official at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT) spoke about the grand plan, saying, “Although the Gyeongwon Line [...]

Where Do Chinese Tourists Go When They Come To Korea?

Where Do Chinese Tourists Go When They Come To Korea?

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The subway stations that Chinese tourists visited the most during their trips to Korea over the recent Chinese holiday period were Myeong-dong Station (18 percent), Hongik University Station (12 percent), Dongdaemun Station (6 percent), Seoul Station (5.7 percent) and Incheon International Airport Station (5.6 percent). The results were revealed [...]