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Incheon Airport Maglev Opens

Incheon Airport Maglev OPENS

Out of the blue the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) announced yesterday that the maglev train at Incheon International Airport will go into service today on February 3. There were only 24 hours between the announcement and the official opening.

Finally, the Incheon

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Media Feature

Three New Island Airports Planned

Within a month the construction of three new airports in Korea was announced. All of them have in common that they are going to be built on islands. A large airport will be built on Jeju-do and two smaller airports on Ulleung-do and Heuksan-do.

Here you can

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Media Feature

Seoul Subway Hacking for at least 5 Months in 2014

The Seoul Metro Corporation, the company that operates subway lines no. 1 to 4, was the victim of a hacking last year. The hacking attack installed malicious software and leaked files from three office computers.

The national intelligence service analyzed login data from last year March to August. The

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Jeju-do Undersea Tunnel

Undersea Tunnel to Jeju-do

A snowstorm paralyzed Jeju-do’s air traffic for two consecutive days and ten thousands of visitors were stranded on the island. This issue proved to me once again that Korea has to built a rail connection from the mainland to the island. Sadly, the Jeju-do undersea tunnel project receives

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Seoul Citizen Apartment

The Last Citizen Apartment of Seoul

On the foot of the Namsan Mountain lies an apartment building that has the name “Second Model Apartment” (in Korean 제2시범아파트) It was a part of the Seoul’s citizen apartment program forty years ago and the only survivor of this program today. The basic architecture and the

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Seoul Bike Experience

Six Weeks with Seoul Bike

This is a guest post by Philip Partington, a Canadian with American citizenship residing in Korea. Philip balanced his university career between creative writing and information technology, and is currently striving to add Korean language to that list.

In 2012, Philip moved to Seoul for the foreseeable

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KakoTaxi Logo

KakaoTaxi Revolutionizing Korea’s Taxi Service

The company Kakao is famous for the chatting application KakaoTalk and recently it expanded in other mobile services. A very exciting mobile service is KakaoTaxi, a taxi-hailing app that has been introduced a half year ago and already dominates the Korean market. This blog post is going

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