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S. Korea Shares K-quarantine Info with Latin American Countries via Online Seminar

S. Korea Shares K-quarantine Info with Latin American Countries via Online Seminar

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea shared its experience and quarantine process in tackling the novel coronavirus pandemic with Latin American countries through an online seminar Wednesday. The Special Webinar on COVID-19 for Policy and Technology event, hosted by the International Quarantine Cooperation task force, comes as many countries in Central and South [...]

Seoul Announces Musical Instrument Sharing Initiative

Seoul Announces Musical Instrument Sharing Initiative

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to start a project to donate and share used musical instruments with others, with the aim of creating a community where donors, repair experts, and users come together to share their love for musical instruments. City officials announced on Tuesday the opening of a [...]

Popularity of Share Houses on the Rise as Young S. Koreans Embrace Independence

Popularity of Share Houses on the Rise as Young S. Koreans Embrace Independence

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of single-bedroom share houses is increasing sharply in line with demand from the millennials, with many young South Koreans prioritizing independence from their parents. According to a survey conducted by the house-sharing portal Come&Stay Co., the number of single-person rooms grew by about 83 percent compared to [...]

Share Trees with Neighbors Online

Share Trees with Neighbors Online

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul Metropolitan Government revealed on July 1 an updated ‘Online Tree Sharing’ website where citizens can donate or adopt a tree. The ‘Online Tree Sharing’ website (env.seoul.go.kr/tree-sharing) supports tree sharing among citizens who own trees at an individual house or a multiplex building but can no longer provide care for [...]

Korean Apartments Offer Residents New Types of Common Facilities and Services

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – With an increasing number of consumers who have grown more careful and rational in their spending, newly-built apartments are offering various common facilities and services to reduce consumer burdens and maximize convenience.  Hyundai Engineering & Construction has implemented a car-sharing service at its latest apartment complex, Hill State Dongtan, [...]

Popular Social Media ‘Comfort Messages’ Sweep Publishing Market

Popular Social Media ‘Comfort Messages’ Sweep Publishing Market

SEOUL, June 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Short messages that are popular on social media such as Facebook or Instagram are now being published as a book. Aurum, part of the Munhakdongne Publishing Group, recently published a book called “A Storytelling Woman” written by Cho Yumi. Cho has gained fame by posting short, poetic messages on Facebook [...]