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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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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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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 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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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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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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