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Suwon Earn AFC Champions League Knockout Stage Berth with Win over Kashima

Suwon Earn AFC Champions League Knockout Stage Berth with Win over Kashima

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean football club Suwon Samsung Bluewings reached the knockout stage of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League on Tuesday after winning their final group stage match. Suwon, two-time continental champions, beat Kashima Antlers 1-0 at Kashima Soccer Stadium in Kashima, Japan, to wrap up their Group H campaign. With the latest result, Suwon finish atop Group H with 10 points from three wins, one draw [...]

Seoul’s Candelight Protests an Economic Boon to Gwanghwamun Square

Seoul’s Candelight Protests an Economic Boon to Gwanghwamun Square

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The business district surrounding Gwanghwamun Station, ground zero for 2017′s massive candlelight vigils that played a major role in impeaching former president Park Geun-hye, was found to have profited immensely from the protests. On January 3, SK Telecom cited the findings of its in-house research institute Geovision and revealed [...]

Suwon Residents on High Alert for Migratory Droves of Rooks

Suwon Residents on High Alert for Migratory Droves of Rooks

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – A migratory bird, the rook typically flies southwards in a bid to get away from the colder climate up north, a naturally occurring phenomenon that has had some unfortunate consequences for the city of Suwon.  Last December, more than 3,000 rooks blanketed various areas of the city, taking up [...]

Suwon Turns to Big Data to Fight Crows

Suwon Turns to Big Data to Fight Crows

SUWON, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Suwon, which suffered a power outage and vehicle contaminations last year due to the appearance of flocks of crows, has decided to draw up countermeasures, utilizing big data to track crow movements. The city revealed on July 28 that it will set up a customized platform [...]

Elderly Participation in Social Contribution Activities Soars

Elderly Participation in Social Contribution Activities Soars

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of South Korean retirees are participating in social contribution activities, an experience many find rewarding, through which individuals can share their talents with others and be paid for their contributions. Kim, who is in her 70s, has found new meaning in life after joining a social [...]