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Korea to Build More Earthquake Training Centers after Record Tremors

Korea to Build More Earthquake Training Centers after Record Tremors

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean government announced Thursday that it will build eight additional safety training centers that offer hands-on experience and training for earthquakes by 2020. The announcement came following Korea’s record 5.8-magnitude quake that shook the nation on September 12, and the more than 400 aftershocks that have followed since. [...]

Earthquake Warning!

Earthquake Warning!

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Earthquake!  Kindergarten children visited the Seongdong Life Safety Learning Center in Seoul on Wednesday morning, to raise awareness of natural disasters and to train for earthquake evacuation. Following a 5.0-magnitude underwater earthquake that was observed some 52km off the coast of Ulsan on July 5, there has been an [...]

Civil Defense Drill in Korea

Civil Defense Drill in Korea

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea is still at war, technically. And while it is highly unlikely that the 60-year armistice between the North and South will be violated any time soon, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Korea holds nationwide civil defense drills eight times every year, each lasting about 20 minutes. [...]

Rural Development Admin Releases Video on How to Care for Pet Dogs

Rural Development Admin Releases Video on How to Care for Pet Dogs

SUWON, Korea, Dec 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The Rural Development Administration said on December 15 that it would make available an educational video for dog owners on how to properly care for pet dogs as a way to reduce the incidence of abandoned pets. The number of abandoned pets has steadily increased for the past several [...]

Shinhan Financial Group Opens Job Training Center in Ho Chi Minh City

Shinhan Financial Group Opens Job Training Center in Ho Chi Minh City

SEOUL, Korea, Nov 07 (Korea Bizwire) -  Shinhan Financial Group said on November 6 that it has opened a vocational training center for youths from low-income families in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as part of its global corporate social responsibility program. At the opening ceremony on the 6th, dignitaries including the city’s Department of Education and [...]