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Philippines Sending Containers Filled with Garbage Back to S. Korea

Philippines Sending Containers Filled with Garbage Back to S. Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Dozens of containers containing trash from South Korea entered the Philippines last July, which caused major upheaval in the Philippines for citizens and environmentalists alike. The trash in question was sent by a South Korea-Philippines joint venture, which reported that the containers contained pieces of plastic. The containers were [...]

Busan Encourages Clean Garbage Disposal with Citywide Raffle

Busan Encourages Clean Garbage Disposal with Citywide Raffle

BUSAN, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The Busan Metropolitan Government announced on August 23 that it will be holding a special raffle event as part of its citywide cleanup efforts. The event will be restricted to Millak Waterfront Park to tackle waste left by visitors who do not correctly dispose of their garbage. To place [...]

Local Government to Assist Low-Income Seniors Collecting Scrap Paper

Local Government to Assist Low-Income Seniors Collecting Scrap Paper

SUWON, South Korea, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) – An elderly from Daejeon in his 70s is being investigated by the police for collecting presidential election brochures and flyers from a local apartment complex. The suspect, whose identity was withheld, testified that he (or she) took four envelopes from mailboxes and 11 from the floor.  “I [...]