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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Wed, February 21, 2024 | 20:05
Seoul City to implement 'Green New Deal' to mitigate pandemic fallout
Mayor of Seoul, Park Won-soon said Wednesday the city will implement its own “Green New Deal” in the post-COVID-19 pandemic period to create jobs and to reduce the city's carbon emissions.
Seoul mayor proposes 'Cities Alliance Against Pandemic'
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon proposed the foundation of a new international organization to facilitate inter-city cooperation in responding to future infectious diseases during an online meeting with 42 city mayors, Tuesday, which was part of the Cities Against COVID-19 2020 Summit.
Korean drivers angry at new school zone traffic law
Korea is not a safe place to be a pedestrian. It's common for drivers to ignore pedestrians and even run them over. According to OCED statistics, Korea has the highest pedestrian casualty rate from car accidents, 3.3 per every 100,000 compared to the OECD average of one. The same goes for children in school zones. Although drivers are required to slow down to 30 kilometers an...
Foreign residents share stories at COVID-19 summit
Seoul's Cities Against COVID-19 (CAC) 2020 online summit opened Monday with a promotional session in which foreign residents of the capital shared their opinions on the pandemic from their observations here and what they heard from their home countries.
Coronavirus detected on computers in Coupang office
Amid rising concerns over new COVID-19 cases linked to e-commerce giant Coupang's logistics centers, the virus was detected on a computer keyboard, mouse and laptop commonly used by its employees in the company's Bucheon logistics center, the health authorities said Friday.
Dwight School Seoul celebrates graduation with socially distanced ceremony
Dwight School Seoul, an international school in Seoul, had a face-to-face graduation ceremony for its high school senior class Friday, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former 'comfort woman' renews attack on activist-turned-lawmaker-elect
Former sex slavery victim Lee Yong-soo on Thursday reconfirmed her condemnation of Yoon Mee-hyang, a former activist for so called “comfort women” and now a lawmaker-elect, saying she felt betrayed.
Prosecutors expedite investigation into activist-turned-lawmaker-elect
Prosecutors are expected to expedite their investigation into corruption allegations against Yoon Mee-hyang, an activist-turned-lawmaker-elect, as top prosecutor Yoon Seok-youl has instructed them to get to the bottom of the case as a matter of urgency.
Seoul mayor to host online global summit on pandemic
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon will host an online summit on responses by world cities to the COVID-19 pandemic from June 1 to 5, inviting city representatives from 40 countries.
Seoul sees future in city's manufacturing sector
Cho Dasol makes book stands from recycled plastic bottle caps.
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