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Singapore, Seoul, Hong Kong unveiled as Asia's most sustainable cities The city-state also came in eighth on the 'Profit' index, behind Hong Kong (3) and Seoul (7), a testament to its status as a global financial hub and preferred headquarters among multinationals. However, the report noted that “inefficient use of energy … Read more on…

London and Seoul hailed the most technological cities in the world London gained top marks for software and multimedia development and design and came second overall for broadband quality (a rise of 12 places on 2013), and ranked third behind Singapore and Seoul for internet access in schools. David Snell, PwC … Read more on Techworld.com

Seoul and other Asian cities provide surge of foreign students to US universities Seoul is sending more students to U.S. universities than any other foreign city, followed by Beijing and Shanghai, according to a new analysis of federal data that shows in vivid detail a huge surge of visitors from overseas in recent years seeking…

Seoul's fertility rate lowest among Korean cities Seoul's birthrate was the lowest among all Korean cities and provinces last year, according to Statistics Korea. According to the state agency, women living in Seoul had given birth to an average of 0.968 children as of last year, making it the only … Read more on AsiaOne

Smartphone bills in Seoul lowest among seven global cities But they may change their mind when their rates are compared to other parts of our world. A recent study by the Japanese government found that people living in Seoul have the lowest smartphone bills of those in seven of the world's major cities … Read…

Cities oppose prospect of US forces remaining north of Seoul SEOUL — Two cities that host major U.S. military bases near the Demilitarized Zone are lobbying against the possibility that “residual” American forces may remain north of Seoul after 2016, a possibility raised by the new U.S. Forces Korea commander. Gen. Read more on Stars…

S. Korean cities fear US bases won't meet deadline to vacate SEOUL — Officials with two cities north of Seoul have expressed concern the U.S. military will not be moving out as scheduled in 2016, which would throw a wrench into the plans they have for the bases to be vacated. “We have no anti-American…

Young people in cities like Mumbai, Seoul give me hope: Barack Obama US President Barack Obama said young people in cities like Mumbai, Seoul and Jakarta, who are eager to use their knowledge for the benefit of mankind, have given him “hope” about the world. Obama addressed world leaders from the UN General … Read…

Young people in cities like Mumbai, Seoul give me hope: Obama United Nations: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said young people in cities like Mumbai, Seoul and Jakarta, who are eager to use their knowledge for the benefit of mankind, have given him "hope" about the world. Obama addressed world leaders … Read more…

Tokyo, Seoul, and Paris get faster, cheaper broadband than US cities A new study from the New America Foundation suggests that the United States is lagging in the broadband speed race. The study compared high-speed Internet service in major cities around the world, and found that high-speed broadband service was … Read more on Ars…