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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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Pangyo Station

A Visit to Pangyo Techno Valley

The Silicon Valley of Asia is in Korea. And more surprisingly, it isn’t in well-known areas like Gangnam or Songdo. It’s in Seongnam and the area is called Pangyo Techno Valley. With this post I want to introduce the urban project and take you on a

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Personal Rapid Transit System SkyCube

Suncheon SkyCube PRT Ride

During a spontaneous road trip with some friends I had the chance to check out and ride the Suncheon SkyCube PRT. It is one of the handful personal rapid transit (PRT) systems in the world and the only PRT in Asia.

Andy wrote about that SkyCube PRT system

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Sejong City

Sejong City, the Korean Dream

Korea almost moved the capital from Seoul to a new, planned city in the middle of the country. The city I’m talking about is Sejong City which was opened officially on July 1st in 2012. This blog post shows my impressions from three visits to Sejong City.

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Cycling App Korea Rewards

Cycling App in Korea Gives Rewards

The first and only smartphone application in the world that gives you rewards for cycling was made in Korea. The app is called Eco Mileage App. It gives you points for your bicycle ride which can be redeemed.

Sustainable transport experts try to emphasize

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Seoul Han River Cycling Path

No Bicycle-Only Lanes Along Han River

Many Seoulites flock to the Han River in the summer months for a diversity of activities. A fun activity is cycling on the bike paths. But conflicts between cyclists and pedestrians occur often because people walk on the bicycle path or cyclists pass people with a

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Korea Flooding

Flooding in Seoul

The summer monsoon in Korea begun this year later than expected. Until now the rain amount wasn’t high in Seoul. Usually as soon as the monsoon rain begins, news reports about strong winds, traffic accidents and flooding become more frequent. Especially, urban flooding is a serious

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