Update – 25.11.15: At a press conference today Seoul announced that the permanent closure is pushed back to 13 December. MOLIT submitted their final decision today but Seoul still has to receive a confirmation from the police agency. It delays
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
Ever wish that you could just grab a KTX from Gangnam?
The Suseo High Speed Railway seems to be on track to open next year which means that getting a high speed train from Gangnam-gu isn’t far away now.
If you’re not familiar with the project, the new 61.1km
In August, plans for a huge underground transfer center in Gangnam between Samseong Station (Line 2) and Bongeunsa Station (Line 9) were unveiled by Seoul.
Located next to the busy COEX mall, the COEX Transfer Center will be no small project and involves stations for multiple modes of transport being
Seoul Metropolitan City has come up with an innovative way of cleaning up its streetscapes by announcing that it will give citizens money in exchange for illegal banners they remove.
A hugely popular way to advertise in South Korea, the banners known as ‘hyeonsumak (현수막)’ are
This morning the Noryangjin Station transfer tunnel between Seoul’s Line 1 and 9 finally opened, more than six years after Line 9 first began operating.
If you’ve ever had to make a transfer at Noryangjin Station, you’ll know that up until now doing so was pretty annoying due to
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
After the big announcement about a new, city-wide public bicycle sharing system last year, we have seen very little about the news about the system. Now stations for the public bike sharing system were set up and it is going to be run a trial