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Seoul: Capital of South Korea
Seoul, officially the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. Seoul has a population of 9.7 million people, and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area with the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province. Considered to be a global city, Seoul was the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy in 2014 after Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles. In 2017, the cost of living in Seoul was ranked 6th globally.

Drones light up Seoul's night sky in bid to give South Koreans a boost [Video]

Drones light up Seoul's night sky in bid to give South Koreans a boost

The drone flash mob was aimed at encouraging South Koreans amid economic difficulties and COVID-19 challenges.View on euronews

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South Korea showcases drone taxi [Video]

South Korea showcases drone taxi

South Korea's transport ministry and Seoul City conducted a test-run of a drone taxi – capable of carrying two people, with a demonstration in Seoul on Wednesday.

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Seoul bids to cut congestion with futuristic 'drone taxis' [Video]

Seoul bids to cut congestion with futuristic 'drone taxis'

Government officials said they hoped to have a system in place to manage the drones by as early as 2025. View on euronews

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'Plastic Mill' in Seoul fights lockdown waste [Video]

'Plastic Mill' in Seoul fights lockdown waste

Green activists Kim Yona and Lee Dong-I melt down old plastic bottle caps that thousands of volunteers known as "sparrows" have collected in a bid to fight a tide of plastic the novel coronavirus has..

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N. Korean who crossed DMZ wants to defect: S. Korea [Video]

N. Korean who crossed DMZ wants to defect: S. Korea

A North Korean man who crossed the heavily fortified border with South Korea has said he wants to defect to the South, Seoul officials said on Thursday. Gloria Tso reports.

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