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Attractions near Seoul's three historic mountains
Starting from Mount Dobong and Surak in the north, Seoul has many mountains. Mount Gwanak and Cheonggye are part of the city's southern border and the city stretches all the way to Mount Ilja and Gaewha in the east and west, respectively.
Samsung heir's fate hinges on external committee
After the court dismissed the prosecution's request for an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, eyes are now on an external committee which is set to discuss the validity of Lee's indictment.
Head of shelter for ex-sex slaves found dead
The director of a shelter run for former wartime sex slaves was found dead in her home in an apparent suicide, according to the police on Sunday.
Pedersen adds public-private partnership experience to GGGI
When Susanne Pedersen joined the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) one year ago, she brought with her experience in facilitating public-private partnerships in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Seoul mayor praises residents' response to COVID-19
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon praised residents of the capital Thursday for sacrificing their civil liberties for safety and respecting government advisories during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Donors want their money back from sex slavery NGO
A group of donors filed a civil suit against the House of Sharing, a non-government organization purportedly taking care of former sex slavery victims and working to bring justice for them, Thursday, demanding the return of their money.
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.