The Seoul Metropolitan Government said yesterday more suspected oil leaks have been found inside a U.S. Embassy compound in Namyeong-dong, central Seoul. An oil leak was reported last week just outside the compound, which is near a U.S. military installation in the city's Yongsan district.
"The embassy excavated five locations inside its c..
The nation's automobile industry made a recommendation to the government to permit sale of diesel-powered passenger vehicles in the country. Korean automakers have in fact been rolling out passenger cars fueled by diesel, but they have been exporting all of them to foreign markets, including those in Europe. Industry observers said that a go-a..
The Seoul metropolitan area is heating up as verdevelopment causes surface temperatures in the city to rise, a researcher is warning. According to a paper by Song Yeong-bae of Seoul Women's University's city weather center, the heat island effect, in which urban air is several degrees hotter than the surrounding countryside, is taking place. ..
For promoting a preferential purchase of recycled products by public institutions, a meeting sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and hosted by the Korea Resources Recovery & Reutilization Corporation is held at the Korea Teachers Pension in Yeouido on Nov. 22, 2002.
Up to 400 representatives from the central government complexes, lo..
Ever since the IMF crisis in Korea, there seems to be an increasing trend of the recycling industries as revealed in the statistics by the Korea Resources Recovery & Reutilization Corporation for the registered and approved waste recycling businesses in the year 2001.
According to the statistics, the recycling market for the industry was..