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Busan Opens City Coffers to Encourage Walking

Busan Opens City Coffers to Encourage Walking

BUSAN, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Busan announced comprehensive plans on Wednesday to develop a pedestrian-friendly city environment. Since 2009, Busan has implemented series of pedestrian policies which faced constant difficulties involving driver-centered traffic systems as well as a lack of funding. This time, Busan invited experts, institutions, and task forces since [...]

New Insurance Polices Offer “More Discounts, the More Steps You Take”

New Insurance Polices Offer “More Discounts, the More Steps You Take”

SEOUL, Sept. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — A series of new insurance coverage plans that offer additional discounts for health-conscious walking enthusiasts have been launched recently. Heungkuk Life Insurance Co. revealed today that it was offering a plan titled “Vari-Good” that refunds a maximum of 10 percent of a subscriber’s insurance premium depending on the distance [...]

Seoul Designates 11th of Every Month as “Walk to Work” Day

Seoul Designates 11th of Every Month as “Walk to Work” Day

SEOUL, July 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government has announced that the 11th day of every month will be designated as a “Walk to Work” day where citizens will be encouraged to walk to their workplaces. The “Walk to Work” campaign was designed to urge citizens to take advantage of their commute to do [...]