News In Korean

News In Korean – June 2, 2015 (Sample)

About a year ago, the Korean government implemented a law that prohibits publishers and bookstores from giving big discounts to book buyers. Some people thought this might positively affect book makers, but many people now feel that this is hurting the market. We talk about this topic in one of our articles as well as in our commentary for the news. You can listen to a sample audio recording right here and sign up to receive regular updates at talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean : )

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News In Korean – May 29, 2015 (Sample)

Have you ever ridden an electric car? Seoul City is planning to operate some electric taxis starting in the second half of 2015. They will first use 40 electric vehicles as taxis this year and see how it goes. The eco-friendly electric taxis will be painted sky-blue so be sure to look out for them if you are in Korea later this year! You can listen to a sample audio recording right here and sign up to receive regular updates at talktomeinkorean.com/newsinkorean : )

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News In Korean – May 26, 2015 (Sample)

Have you ever had taxi drivers in Korea refuse to take you as a passenger? It used to happen to a lot more people, of course including Koreans, and the main reason taxi drivers refuse to take certain passengers is because they are not going far enough distances. But this is technically illegal, and in the city of Daegu, new regulations are reportedly helping to make this happen less and less frequently.
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